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Burnside Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Burnside Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

Burnside Township,
Clearfield County,
Countryside west of Westover at dusk
Countryside west of Westover at dusk
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Burnside Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Burnside Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1816
Incorporated 1835
 • Total 44.3 sq mi (114.7 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,076
 • Density 25.5/sq mi (9.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Burnside Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,076 at the 2010 census.[1]


  • Geography 1
  • Communities 2
  • Demographics 3
  • School Districts 4
  • References 5


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 44.3 square miles (115 km2), all of it land.


  • Harmony
  • Patchinville
  • Stifflertown


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,128 people, 424 households, and 331 families residing in the township. The population density was 25.5 people per square mile (9.8/km²). There were 530 housing units at an average density of 12.0/sq mi (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.29% White, 0.18% Native American, 0.09% Asian, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 424 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,302, and the median income for a family was $33,882. Males had a median income of $26,050 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,005. About 14.6% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.4% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

School Districts

Harmony Area School District


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  2. ^ "American FactFinder".  

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