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Burnside is a township in Centre County, in the State College metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Burnside. For links to other places called Burnside, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Burnside is 41.083N. The longitude is -77.958W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,575 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 410.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burnside demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Centre 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 16859 ZIP code.
30% of Burnside residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burnside ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burnside was $21,195, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Burnside residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Burnside, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $745.
Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burnside political report.
The average commute time for Burnside workers is 44 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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