Milesburg, Pennsylvania

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Milesburg, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Milesburg, Pennsylvania

Comparing Milesburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Age of the Population 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 8
Senior Citizens 5 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 5
College Educated Adults 5 4
Median Family Income 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
People Living Alone 4 2
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 4

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Milesburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 99 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Centre
Metro Area State College
P.O. Box Zip Codes 16853
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.941
Longitude -77.785

Milesburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41 inches
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
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Milesburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,187 100%
Male 564 47.5%
Female 623 52.5%
Under 18 281 23.7%
18+ 906 76.3%
65+ 173 14.6%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,178 99.2%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.5%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.6%

Estimated Milesburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,149
Growth -38
Growth % -3.2%

Milesburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 34.1%
US/American 14.2%
Irish 12.9%
English 6.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
Polish 4.8%
Dutch 4.6%
Italian 4%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Slovak 1.6%
Scottish 1.1%
Lithuanian 1.1%
Swiss 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Milesburg 1,187 $37,885
Beech Creek 717 $39,167
Bellefonte 6,395 $42,378
Centre Hall 1,079 $49,333
Howard 699 $47,885
Snow Shoe 771 $42,222
State College 38,420 $54,949
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