Burlington, Pennsylvania

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Burlington, Pennsylvania
Borough
Burlington
Burlington
Map of Bradford County with Burlington highlighted
Map of Bradford County with Burlington highlighted
Burlington is located in Pennsylvania
Burlington
Burlington
Location of Burlington in the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°46′58″N 76°36′31″W / 41.78278°N 76.60861°W / 41.78278; -76.60861Coordinates: 41°46′58″N 76°36′31″W / 41.78278°N 76.60861°W / 41.78278; -76.60861
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bradford
Settled 1790
Incorporated 1854
Area
 • Total 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Land 0.58 sq mi (1.51 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation 1,138 ft (347 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 156
 • Density 267/sq mi (103.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 18814
Area code(s) 570

Burlington is a borough in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 156 at the 2010 census.[1] Children residing in the township are assigned to attend the Troy Area School District.

Geography[edit]

Burlington is located in central Bradford County at 41°46′58″N 76°36′31″W / 41.78278°N 76.60861°W / 41.78278; -76.60861 (41.782906, -76.608549),[2] on the north bank of Sugar Creek, a tributary of the Susquehanna River. It is bordered on the north, east, and south by Burlington Township and on the west by West Burlington Township.

U.S. Route 6 passes through the center of the borough, leading east 10 miles (16 km) to Towanda, the county seat, and west 10 miles (16 km) to Troy.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Burlington has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 2.40%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 125
1870 203 62.4%
1880 200 −1.5%
1890 166 −17.0%
1900 179 7.8%
1910 142 −20.7%
1920 102 −28.2%
1930 137 34.3%
1940 156 13.9%
1950 148 −5.1%
1960 115 −22.3%
1970 148 28.7%
1980 162 9.5%
1990 479 195.7%
2000 182 −62.0%
2010 156 −14.3%
Est. 2012 156 0.0%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 182 people, 62 households, and 43 families residing in the borough. The population density was 302.8 people per square mile (117.1/km²). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 106.5 per square mile (41.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.35% White, 0.55% Asian, and 1.10% from two or more races.

There were 62 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.44.

In the borough the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 114.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $28,542 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,951. About 10.9% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Burlington borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.