|— City —|
|• Type||City Council|
|• Mayor||Gary Gilbert|
|• Total||3.3 sq mi (8.7 km2)|
|• Density||2,429.8/sq mi (939.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
DuBois // DOO-boys is a city in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States, 91 miles (146 km) northeast of Pittsburgh. The population was 7,794 at the 2010 census. It is the principal city in the DuBois, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Settled in 1812 and platted in 1872, DuBois was incorporated as a borough in 1881 and as a city in 1914. While DuBois was founded as a lumber town, the mining of bituminous coal quickly became the chief industry in DuBois, supporting a population of 9,375 in 1900; 12,623 in 1910; 13,681 in 1920; and 12,080 in 1940. The population was 8,123 at the 2000 census. Over the years there have been numerous unsuccessful attempts to combine the city with the surrounding Sandy Township.
The town was founded by John Rumbarger, for whom the town was originally named. The Rumbarger Cemetery is all that survives of this original settlement. The town was later renamed for local lumber magnate John DuBois, who came from a longstanding American family of French Huguenot descent.
DuBois is located at .(41.120304, -78.761962)
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As of the census of 2000, there were 8,123 people, 3,614 households, and 2,099 families residing in the City of DuBois. The population density was 2,429.8 people per square mile (939.0/km²). There were 3,956 housing units at an average density of 1,183.4 per square mile (457.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.18% White, 0.30% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.
There were 3,614 households out of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.9% were non-families. 36.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,748, and the median income for a family was $36,575. Males had a median income of $29,306 versus $18,601 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,079. About 12.5% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.4% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.
DuBois is served by DuBois Regional Airport (IATA: DUJ). Gulfstream Airlines, as a codeshare partner with Continental Airlines, operates three to four daily flights to and from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.
The city is located just south of Interstate 80 with exits at mile markers 97 and 101.
The city is located on U.S. Route 219, which follows Brady Street, Liberty Boulevard, and West DuBois Avenue through the city, then becoming the Rich Highway. It connects with Buffalo, NY to the north and Johnstown, PA to the south.
The city is located just north of U.S. Route 322, which is known as Blinker Parkway and couples with U.S. Route 219, known as Carson Hill Road, eastbound until Luthersburg, where it splits. It is known as Behringer Highway westbound. It connects the city with Reynoldsville to the west and Clearfield to the east as well as other points east and west.
U.S. Route 119 begins as Blinker Parkway just south of the city. It connects the city with Punxsutawney, PA and eventually leads to southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Pennsylvania Route 255 begins just north of the city and follows East DuBois Avenue, then becoming the Bee-Line highway, connecting to Saint Mary's, becoming Million Dollar Highway).
Fullington Trailways operates a bus terminal via Fullington Auto Bus Company with a station located on Rockton Road just past the intersection of Maple Avenue and Shaffer Road. It is part of the Trailways Transportation System which interlines with other carriers that includes Greyhound.
Notable residents 
- Benny Gordon - stock car racing driver
- Johnny J. Jones- carnival showman
- Sparky Lyle - Major League Baseball player
- Charles H. MacDonald- World War II fighter ace
- Major Israel McCreight- expert on Native American culture and policy
- Tom Mix - film actor
- Jim Pittsley- Major League Baseball player
- Paul E. Vallely - U.S. Army Major General; military analyst for Fox News Channel
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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