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Blossburg, Pennsylvania

Blossburg is a borough located in Tioga County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 1,480.


\nBlossburg is located at 41°40'39" North, 77°3'56" West (41.677615, -77.065519)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 12.3 km² (4.8 mi²). 12.3 km² (4.8 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 1,480 people, 647 households, and 390 families residing in the borough. The population density is 120.3/km² (311.8/mi²). There are 694 housing units at an average density of 56.4/km² (146.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 99.05% White, 0.27% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. 0.54% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 647 households out of which 26.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% are married couples living together, 9.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.6% are non-families. 35.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 21.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.88. In the borough the population is spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.5 males. The median income for a household in the borough is $29,449, and the median income for a family is $41,563. Males have a median income of $27,625 versus $21,133 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $17,375. 12.8% of the population and 7.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.7% are under the age of 18 and 9.6% are 65 or older.