Rainsburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rainsburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Rainsburg had a population of 130 as of July 1, 2017. Rainsburg ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rainsburg is located at latitude 39.8957 and longitude -78.5173 in Bedford County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Rainsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bedford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,404 feet.

The Borough of Rainsburg (GNIS ID: 1214903) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rainsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rainsburg: Rainesburg.

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Rainsburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 130
Daytime Population: Workers 1
Daytime Population: Residents 65
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 66
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.51
Population in Households 130
Population in Familes 115
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 800
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $64,348
Per Capita Income $24,870


Total Housing Units 65 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $160,000
Average Home Value $211,932


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.47%
Households -0.26% -0.39%
Families 1.05% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Rainsburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rainsburg to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1704 3rd
Population Density # 1172 34th
Diversity Index # 1553 13th
Median Household Income # 985 44th
Per Capita Income # 1048 41st

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