Clearfield is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,030 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Clearfield is the 221st largest community in Pennsylvania. Clearfield has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Clearfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Clearfield is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clearfield who work in sales jobs (15.97%), office and administrative support (15.07%), and management occupations (6.45%).
Residents of the borough have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.82 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small borough, Clearfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Clearfield who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.11% of the adults in Clearfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clearfield in 2010 was $22,214, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,856 for a family of four.
The people who call Clearfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clearfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clearfield include Italian, Irish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Clearfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.