Glenburn, Pennsylvania

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Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lackawanna
School Abington Heights School District
Elevation 1,165 ft (355.1 m)
Coordinates 41°30′58″N 75°43′27″W / 41.51611°N 75.72417°W / 41.51611; -75.72417Coordinates: 41°30′58″N 75°43′27″W / 41.51611°N 75.72417°W / 41.51611; -75.72417
Area 1.79 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 - land 1.75 sq mi (5 km2)
 - water 0.04 sq mi (0 km2), 2.23%
Population 953 (2010)
Density 544.6/sq mi (210.3/km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code 18411
Area code 570
Glenburn, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Glenburn, Pennsylvania
Location of Glenburn in Pennsylvania
Glenburn, Pennsylvania is located in the US
Glenburn, Pennsylvania
Glenburn, Pennsylvania (the US)

Glenburn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 953 at the 2010 census.[1] It is approximately 6 miles (10 km) north of Scranton, Pennsylvania, in the growing suburban area known as the "Abingtons." Glenburn is located north of Clarks Summit and south of Dalton.


Glenburn is located at 41°30′58″N 75°43′27″W / 41.51611°N 75.72417°W / 41.51611; -75.72417 (41.516361, -75.724286).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.79 square miles (4.6 km2), of which 1.75 square miles (4.5 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 2.23%, is water.


As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 953 people, 385 households, and 274 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 544.6 people per square mile (210.3/km2). There were 423 housing units at an average density of 241.7/sq mi (94.4/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.3% White, 0.6% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 385 households, out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 21.1% under the age of 18, 61.3% from 18 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47.3 years.

At the 2000 census, the median income for a household in the CDP was $44,750, and the median income for a family was $59,063. Males had a median income of $43,333 versus $30,833 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,259. About 2.0% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.


There are no public schools currently within the boundaries of Glenburn. Students residing in Glenburn attend schools in the top-ranked Abington Heights School District. Elementary students attend either Waverly Elementary or Clarks Summit Elementary schools. All middle school students attend Abington Heights Middle School and high school students at Abington Heights High School.


  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Glenburn CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved February 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14.