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People

Total Population 2,044
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 1,010
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 49.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12%
Median Earnings25+ $30,104
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,175

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,111
% Above Poverty Level 89.7%
% Below Poverty Level 10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.8%
Median Gross Rent $627
Median House Value $84,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 9.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Burnham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 78 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Mifflin
Standard Zip Codes 17009
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.638
Longitude -77.568

Burnham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LEWISTOWN
Distance 3.8 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
Station NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station PHILIPSBURG 8 E
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lewistown 8,326 $36,600
McClure 1,016 $45,268
McVeytown 341 $54,583

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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