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Clearfield, Pennsylvania
—  Borough  —
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Map showing Clearfield in Clearfield County
Map showing Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Clearfield, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°01′21″N 78°26′25″W / 41.0225°N 78.44028°W / 41.0225; -78.44028Coordinates: 41°01′21″N 78°26′25″W / 41.0225°N 78.44028°W / 41.0225; -78.44028
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1805
Incorporated 1840
 - Type Borough Council
 - Mayor Patty Gilliland
 - Total 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
Population (2000)
 - Total 6,631
 Density 3,649.7/sq mi (1,406.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16830
Area code(s) 814

Clearfield is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 6,631 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Clearfield County[1].



Clearfield is located at 41°01′21″N 78°26′25″W / 41.022555°N 78.440233°W / 41.022555; -78.440233.[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), of which, 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (3.70%) is water.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 6,631 people, 3,070 households, and 1,740 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,649.7 people per square mile (1,406.7/km2). There were 3,326 housing units at an average density of 1,830.6/sq mi (705.6/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.45% White, 0.72% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 3,070 households out of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.3% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $27,414, and the median income for a family was $40,095. Males had a median income of $29,972 versus $22,607 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,374. About 8.3% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.6% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people born and or raised in Clearfield

See also


  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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