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Clearfield, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Clearfield had a population of 6,170 as of July 1, 2018. Clearfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clearfield is located at latitude 41.0215 and longitude -78.4394 in Clearfield County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Clearfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Clearfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,102 feet.

The Borough of Clearfield (GNIS ID: 1215096) 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 Clearfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clearfield: Chingleclamouchs Old Town.

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Clearfield, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,170
Population in Households 6,145
Population in Familes 4,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 3,423
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $36,635
Average Household Income $52,597
Per Capita Income $24,766


Total Housing Units 3,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,627 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,273 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 506 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $83,202
Average Home Value $106,146


Total Households 2,900
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 1,553
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 -0.09% -0.19%
Households -0.15% -0.21%
Families -0.38% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Clearfield, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clearfield to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 195 89th
Population Density # 330 81st
Diversity Index # 1082 39th
Median Household Income # 1610 9th
Per Capita Income # 1155 35th

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