Rainsburg, Pennsylvania

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Rainsburg, Pennsylvania
Borough
Rainsburg is located in Pennsylvania
Rainsburg
Rainsburg
Coordinates: 39°53′43″N 78°30′57″W / 39.89528°N 78.51583°W / 39.89528; -78.51583Coordinates: 39°53′43″N 78°30′57″W / 39.89528°N 78.51583°W / 39.89528; -78.51583
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bedford
Incorporated 1856
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,031 ft (619 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 133
 • Density 818/sq mi (316.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Rainsburg is a borough in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 133 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Rainsburg is located in southern Bedford County at 39°53′43″N 78°30′57″W / 39.895258°N 78.515948°W / 39.895258; -78.515948,[2] within Colerain Township. It lies at the south end of a valley called Friends Cove between Tussey Mountain to the east and Evitts Mountain to the west.

Pennsylvania Route 326 passes through the borough, leading north 11 miles (18 km) to Bedford, the county seat, and south 16 miles (26 km) to Flintstone, Maryland.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Rainsburg has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.42 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 250
1880 280 12.0%
1890 247 −11.8%
1900 219 −11.3%
1910 203 −7.3%
1920 186 −8.4%
1930 222 19.4%
1940 211 −5.0%
1950 189 −10.4%
1960 209 10.6%
1970 179 −14.4%
1980 201 12.3%
1990 175 −12.9%
2000 146 −16.6%
2010 133 −8.9%
Est. 2012 135 1.5%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 146 people, 57 households, and 38 families residing in the borough. The population density was 915.8 people per square mile (352.3/km2). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 414.0 per square mile (159.3/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% White.

There were 57 households out of which 21.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% 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 2.74.

In the borough the population was spread out with 18.5% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 17.8% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 31.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $25,278, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $24,250 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $11,448. There were 5.1% of families and 7.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 8.0% of under eighteens and 10.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Rainsburg borough, Bedford County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "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.