Rebersburg, Pennsylvania

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Rebersburg, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
An Amish buggy headed into Rebersburg
An Amish buggy headed into Rebersburg
Official logo of Rebersburg, Pennsylvania
Keystone Marker
Location within Centre County
Location within Centre County
Rebersburg is located in Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°56′49″N 77°26′38″W / 40.94694°N 77.44389°W / 40.94694; -77.44389Coordinates: 40°56′49″N 77°26′38″W / 40.94694°N 77.44389°W / 40.94694; -77.44389
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Township Miles
 • Total 1.36 sq mi (3.52 km2)
 • Land 1.36 sq mi (3.52 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,290 ft (390 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 494
 • Density 363/sq mi (140.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 16872
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-63688
GNIS code 1184745

Rebersburg 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 494 at the 2010 census.[1]


Rebersburg is located in eastern Centre County at 40°56′49″N 77°26′38″W / 40.94694°N 77.44389°W / 40.94694; -77.44389 (40.946852, -77.443835),[2] in the western part of Miles Township. It is in the Brush Valley, part of the Ridge-and-Valley Province of the Appalachian Mountains, sitting between Nittany Mountain to the north and Brush Mountain/Shriner Mountain to the south.

Pennsylvania Route 192 passes through the town as it runs the length of Brush Valley, leading west 4 miles (6 km) to Madisonburg and 14 miles (23 km) to Centre Hall, and east 31 miles (50 km) to Lewisburg. Pennsylvania Route 880 leads north from Rebersburg over Mount Nittany into Sugar Valley and the borough of Loganton.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Rebersburg has a total area of 1.36 square miles (3.52 km2), all of it land.[1]


As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 494 people, 179 households, and 134 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 328.1 people per square mile (126.7/km²). There were 195 housing units at an average density of 128.9/sq mi (49.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.8% White, 0.4% Black or African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, and 1.0% from two or more races.

There were 179 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $31,417, and the median income for a family was $41,458. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,702. About 3.0% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable inhabitants[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Rebersburg CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 21, 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. 

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