Burnham, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,957

Burnham is a city located in Mifflin County Pennsylvania. Burnham has a 2024 population of 1,957. Burnham is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -1.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,989 in 2020.

The average household income in Burnham is $68,515 with a poverty rate of 10.5%. The median age in Burnham is 41.1 years: 34.5 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Burnham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Burnham was:

  • White: 92.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Black or African American: 3.32%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,859.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.61% (-32)
The current population of Burnham, Pennsylvania is 1,957 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,989.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,56492.71%
Two or more races673.97%
Black or African American563.32%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Burnham Population by Race

Burnham Population Pyramid 2024

Burnham Median Age

41.1

Total

34.5

Male

42.7

Female

Burnham Adults

There are 1,289 adults, (299 of whom are seniors) in Burnham.

Burnham Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Burnham Sex Ratio

Female81148.07%
Male87651.93%

Burnham Population by Age

Burnham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7682.1972.427.6
Married3532.993.86.2
Non Family2741.0949.350.7
Female812.476337
Male602.726535

2.7

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burnham Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade312.5%
Associates Degree19916.06%
Bachelors Degree937.51%
Graduate Degree544.36%
High School Graduate63751.41%
Less Than 9th Grade90.73%
Some College21617.43%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Burnham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burnham Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1731,133147
Black56560
2+ Races10100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.53%.

Burnham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$54,375$72,000$52,708
Graduate Degree$56,310$56,310$0
High School Graduate$43,313$60,938$19,514
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$43,641$55,281$31,964
Some College$39,278$39,408$38,571

$43,641

Average Earnings

$55,281

Average Male

$31,964

Average Female

Burnham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burnham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burnham Language

99.48% of Burnham residents speak only English, while 0.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Burnham Language

Burnham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,54316810.89%
Multiple6768.96%
Black5611.79%

10.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.91%

Male Poverty Rate

13.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burnham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burnham is White, with 10.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burnham is Black, with 1.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.64%.

Burnham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15%
Bachelors or Greater9.52%
High School8.79%
Some College6.99%

Burnham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed6.73%
Male Employed1.43%
Female Unemployed0%

Burnham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burnham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$85,625$80,289
Households$58,929$68,515
Married Families$93,385$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,857$40,232

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burnham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Burnham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Burnham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Burnham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burnham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

139

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam58
First Gulf War21
Second Gulf War17
Korea6
World War II0

Burnham Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+54
65 to 7433
35 to 5421
18 to 3417
55 to 6414

Burnham Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White12910.55%
2+ Races10100%

Burnham Veterans by Race

Burnham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burnham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Burnham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burnham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burnham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.46%

Born in Burnham

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of Burnham residents were born in the United States, with 91.46% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Burnham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,917-8-0.42%
20281,925-8-0.41%
20271,933-8-0.41%
20261,941-8-0.41%
20251,949-8-0.41%
20241,957-8-0.41%
20231,965-4-0.2%
20221,969-12-0.61%
20211,981-8-0.4%
20201,98950.25%
20191,984-9-0.45%
20181,993-6-0.3%
20171,999-8-0.4%
20162,007-12-0.59%
20152,019-9-0.44%
20142,028-10-0.49%
20132,038-10-0.49%
20122,048-1-0.05%
20112,04900%
20102,04900%

Burnham Population by Year