North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania

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North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
Census designated place
Location within Centre County
Location within Centre County
North Philipsburg is located in Pennsylvania
North Philipsburg
North Philipsburg
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°54′26″N 78°12′32″W / 40.90722°N 78.20889°W / 40.90722; -78.20889Coordinates: 40°54′26″N 78°12′32″W / 40.90722°N 78.20889°W / 40.90722; -78.20889
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Township Rush
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.96 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.96 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,470 ft (450 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 660
 • Density 873/sq mi (337.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-55304
GNIS code 1182620

North Philipsburg is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 660 at the 2010 census.[1]


North Philipsburg is located in western Centre County at 40°54′26″N 78°12′32″W / 40.90722°N 78.20889°W / 40.90722; -78.20889 (40.907342, -78.208782),[2] in Rush Township. It is bordered to the southwest by the borough of Philipsburg and to the northwest by Moshannon Creek, the boundary with Clearfield County. The creek is a north-flowing tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River.

U.S. Route 322 runs through Philipsburg just south of the North Philipsburg boundary, leading southeast 11 miles (18 km) to Interstate 99 at Port Matilda and northwest 17 miles (27 km) to Clearfield. Interstate 80 is 8 miles (13 km) to the north via Pennsylvania Route 53. PA 504 runs east from North Philipsburg 8 miles (13 km) to Black Moshannon State Park.

According to the United States Census Bureau, North Philipsburg has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.96 km2), all of it land.[1]


As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 660 people, 263 households, and 140 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 899.7 people per square mile (347.4/km²). There were 286 housing units at an average density of 389.9/sq mi (149.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.2% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.6% other, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 263 households, out of which 21.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.8% were non-families. 41.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 14.2% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 35.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females there were 76.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,598, and the median income for a family was $37,257. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,432. About 3.8% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): North Philipsburg CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 
  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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.