Milesburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Milesburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Milesburg had a population of 1,149 as of July 1, 2017. Milesburg 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 Milesburg is located at latitude 40.9425 and longitude -77.7919 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Milesburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 696 feet.

The Borough of Milesburg (GNIS ID: 1215057) 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 Milesburg 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 Milesburg: Bald Eagle Nest, Bald Eagle's Nest, Malone, Milesboro, Milesborough, Milesburgh, The Nest.

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


Total Population 1,149
Daytime Population: Workers 128
Daytime Population: Residents 535
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 663
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 1,149
Population in Familes 852
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,573
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $51,070
Average Household Income $62,895
Per Capita Income $25,727


Total Housing Units 503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $134,325
Average Home Value $176,547


Total Households 470
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 310
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 0.32% 0.38%
Households 0.33% 0.46%
Families 0.22% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Milesburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milesburg 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 # 905 49th
Population Density # 521 70th
Diversity Index # 1574 11th
Median Household Income # 909 48th
Per Capita Income # 923 48th

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