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Clearfield is a borough in Clearfield County, in the DuBois metro area.
It is the county seat.
So named because buffalo are supposed to have cleared undergrowth from large tracts.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Clearfield. For links to other places called Clearfield, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Clearfield is 41.027N. The longitude is -78.439W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,413.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Clearfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clearfield County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16830 ZIP code.
23% of Clearfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clearfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clearfield was $17,374, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Clearfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Clearfield include Old Town Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Clearfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $760.
Libraries in Clearfield include Joseph & Elizabeth Shaw Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Clearfield include Clearfield Progress
TV stations in Clearfield include WPSX.
Clearfield County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clearfield political report.
The average commute time for Clearfield workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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