Burnside Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Burnside Township,
Clearfield County,
Pennsylvania
Countryside west of Westover at dusk
Countryside west of Westover at dusk
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Burnside Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Burnside Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyClearfield
Settled1816
Incorporated1835
Area
 • Total44.22 sq mi (114.54 km2)
 • Land44.00 sq mi (113.96 km2)
 • Water0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
Population
 • Total1,076
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,054
 • Density23.95/sq mi (9.25/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-033-10288
Historical population
Census Pop.
19701,020
19801,24622.2%
19901,137−8.7%
20001,128−0.8%
20101,076−4.6%
Est. 20161,054[2]−2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Burnside Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,076 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 44.3 square miles (115 km2), all of it land.

Communities[edit]

  • Harmony
  • Patchinville
  • Stifflertown

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,128 people, 424 households, and 331 families residing in the township. The population density was 25.5 people per square mile (9.8/km²). There were 530 housing units at an average density of 12.0/sq mi (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.29% White, 0.18% Native American, 0.09% Asian, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 424 households, out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out, with 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,302, and the median income for a family was $33,882. Males had a median income of $26,050 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,005. About 14.6% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.4% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

School Districts[edit]

Harmony Area School District

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-21. Retrieved 2015-05-25.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 40°46′55″N 78°45′07″W / 40.78194°N 78.75194°W / 40.78194; -78.75194