Newburg, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Newburg, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Borough
Location of Newburg in Clearfield County
Location of Newburg in Clearfield County
Location of Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Location of Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Newburg is located in Pennsylvania
Newburg
Newburg
Location in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°50′06″N 78°40′51″W / 40.83500°N 78.68083°W / 40.83500; -78.68083Coordinates: 40°50′06″N 78°40′51″W / 40.83500°N 78.68083°W / 40.83500; -78.68083
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Incorporated 1885
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor Andrew Markle
Area
 • Total 1.85 sq mi (4.80 km2)
 • Land 1.85 sq mi (4.78 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation 1,320 ft (400 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 92
 • Density 50/sq mi (19.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 15753
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-53336
GNIS feature ID 1215106

Newburg (also known as La Jose[1]) is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 92 at the 2010 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Newburg is located in southwestern Clearfield County at 40°50′6″N 78°40′51″W / 40.83500°N 78.68083°W / 40.83500; -78.68083 (40.834994, -78.680902),[3] along Chest Creek, a tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River. It is bordered to the southwest by the borough of New Washington. Pennsylvania Route 36 passes through Newburg, leading northwest (downstream) 3.7 miles (6.0 km) to Mahaffey and south (upstream) 7 miles (11 km) to Westover.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Newburg has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km2), of which 0.008 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.47%, is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 184
1890 354 92.4%
1900 314 −11.3%
1910 274 −12.7%
1920 241 −12.0%
1930 178 −26.1%
1940 183 2.8%
1950 182 −0.5%
1960 150 −17.6%
1970 151 0.7%
1980 132 −12.6%
1990 117 −11.4%
2000 81 −30.8%
2010 92 13.6%
Est. 2016 92 [4] 0.0%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 81 people, 35 households, and 21 families residing in the borough. The population density was 47.0 people per square mile (18.2/km²). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 30.2/sq mi (11.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 92.59% White, 2.47% African American, and 4.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.47% of the population.

There were 35 households, out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 37.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 18.5% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 17.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $29,167, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,166. There were no families and 3.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 20.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Newburg". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Newburg borough (Clearfield County), Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "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.