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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 CountyGR6. Image File history File links Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Clearfield_County. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2046x1792, 64 KB) Other versions Image:Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. ... Clearfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Clearfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...

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Geography

Clearfield is located at 41°1′21″N, 78°26′25″W (41.022555, -78.440233)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 4.9 km² (1.9 mi²). 4.7 km² (1.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (3.70%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 6,631 people, 3,070 households, and 1,740 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,406.7/km² (3,649.7/mi²). There were 3,326 housing units at an average density of 705.6/km² (1,830.6/mi²). 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. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


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. Matrimony redirects here. ...


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. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Notable people born and or raised in Clearfield

Douglas Keith Brocail (born May 16th, 1967 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania) is an American baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres franchise. ... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6,19,31,35 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Jack Murphy Stadium (1969-2003) a. ... Edward Scofield (March 28, 1842 – February 3, 1925) was an American politician who served as the 19th governor of Wisconsin. ... This is a list of governors from the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... William Irvin Swoope (October 3, 1862–October 9, 1930) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Democratic Party. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... William Andrew Wallace (November 28, 1827–May 22, 1896) was an American lawyer and Democratic party politician from Clearfield, Pennsylvania. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ...

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Municipalities and Communities of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
(County Seat: Clearfield)
Cities DuBois
Boroughs Brisbin | Burnside | Chester Hill | Clearfield | Coalport | Curwensville | Falls Creek | Glen Hope | Grampian | Houtzdale | Irvona | Lumber City | Mahaffey | New Washington | Newburg | Osceola Mills | Ramey | Troutville | Wallaceton | Westover
Townships Beccaria | Bell | Bigler | Bloom | Boggs | Bradford | Brady | Burnside | Chest | Cooper | Covington | Decatur | Ferguson | Girard | Goshen | Graham | Greenwood | Gulich | Huston | Jordan | Karthaus | Knox | Lawrence | Morris | Penn | Pike | Pine | Sandy | Union | Woodward
Communities and CDPs Hyde | Plymptonville | Sandy | Treasure Lake

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Clearfield County - Pennsylvania Community & Photos by Personal Injury Lawyers Munley, Munley & Cartwright (557 words)
Situated in West-Central Pennsylvania, the County is ideally located for business and commerce; Interstate 80 runs directly through it, providing direct access to markets in both the Northeastern U.S. as well as the Midwest.
Clearfield's Economic Development Office is ready to aid any firms looking to relocate to this fantastic area.
Clearfield County residents pride themselves as being the entry to the Pennsylvania Wilds, a region that covers twelve counties in the state, and offers more than two million acres of state and national forestland, where herds of wild elk roam along with other abundant wildlife.
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Clearfield's name is derived from the clear fields that were found along the Clearfield Creek and in other areas of the county.
In 1840, Clearfield was established as a borough and the town began to flourish with churches, a railroad line, and manufacturing industries.
The original relationship to Clearfield County and the Susquehanna River was that it was the agriculture region for the area.
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