Newburg, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

Newburg (also known as La Jose[3]) is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 79 at the 2020 census.[4]

Newburg, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
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Location of Newburg in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Newburg in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
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
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyClearfield
Incorporated1885
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total1.85 sq mi (4.80 km2)
 • Land1.84 sq mi (4.78 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
1,320 ft (400 m)
Population
 • Total82
 • Density44.47/sq mi (17.16/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
15753
Area code814
FIPS code42-53336
GNIS feature ID1215106

GeographyEdit

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),[5] 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.[6]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880184
189035492.4%
1900314−11.3%
1910274−12.7%
1920241−12.0%
1930178−26.1%
19401832.8%
1950182−0.5%
1960150−17.6%
19701510.7%
1980132−12.6%
1990117−11.4%
200081−30.8%
20109213.6%
202079−14.1%
2021 (est.)78[4]−1.3%
Sources:[7][8][9][2]

As of the census[8] 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.

Of the 35 households, 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. Unrelated individuals composed 37.1% of all households, 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.

The population of the borough 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.

By the census of 2010, the population had increased to 92.

Notable personEdit

LaJose is the birthplace of pastor and author A. W. Tozer.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Census Population API". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  3. ^ "Newburg". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  4. ^ a b Bureau, US Census. "City and Town Population Totals: 2020—2021". Census.gov. US Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2022.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  6. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Newburg borough (Clearfield County), Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved May 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  8. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  9. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 11, 2013. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  10. ^ "Public Invited to A.W. Tozer Historical Marker Dedication". GantNews.com. July 23, 2007. Retrieved October 19, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)