Burnham, Pennsylvania

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Burnham, Pennsylvania
Borough
Burnham, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Burnham, Pennsylvania
Burnham, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°38′06″N 77°33′53″W / 40.63500°N 77.56472°W / 40.63500; -77.56472Coordinates: 40°38′06″N 77°33′53″W / 40.63500°N 77.56472°W / 40.63500; -77.56472
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Mifflin
Incorporated 1911
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor Loyce Harpster
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,054
 • Density 1,927.9/sq mi (744.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17009
Area code(s) 717
Website Burnham

Burnham is a borough in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,054 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Burnham is located at 40°38′6″N 77°33′53″W / 40.63500°N 77.56472°W / 40.63500; -77.56472 (40.635137, -77.564678).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all land

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 2,765
1930 3,089 11.7%
1940 2,997 −3.0%
1950 2,954 −1.4%
1960 2,755 −6.7%
1970 2,607 −5.4%
1980 2,457 −5.8%
1990 2,197 −10.6%
2000 2,144 −2.4%
2010 2,054 −4.2%
Est. 2012 2,048 −0.3%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,054 people, 866 households, and 577 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,927.9 people per square mile (744.4/km²). There were 934 housing units at an average density of 876.7 per square mile (338.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.0% White, 0.4% Black or African American, 0.2% Asian, 0.6% other, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 866 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.4% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,411, and the median income for a family was $47,193. The per capita income for the borough was $18,929. About 5.0% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "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.