Glenburn, Pennsylvania

Coordinates: 41°30′58″N 75°43′27″W / 41.51611°N 75.72417°W / 41.51611; -75.72417
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Glenburn, Pennsylvania
Glenburn is located in Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania
Glenburn is located in the United States
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 41°30′58″N 75°43′27″W / 41.51611°N 75.72417°W / 41.51611; -75.72417
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.80 sq mi (4.66 km2)
 • Land1.75 sq mi (4.54 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.12 km2)
1,165 ft (355 m)
 • Total1,148
 • Density654.88/sq mi (252.84/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
Area code570
FIPS code42-29496

Glenburn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Glenburn Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 953 at the 2010 census.[3] It is approximately 10 miles (16 km) north of downtown Scranton, in the growing suburban area known as the "Abingtons". Glenburn is located north of Clarks Summit and south of Dalton.


Glenburn is located at 41°30′58″N 75°43′27″W / 41.51611°N 75.72417°W / 41.51611; -75.72417 (41.516361, -75.724286).[4] Originally part of the Lackawanna Railroad, the combined U.S. Route 6/11 (Lackawanna Trail) runs through the community as a four-lane divided highway, leading south to Scranton and north 5 miles (8 km) to Factoryville.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.79 square miles (4.6 km2), of which 1.75 square miles (4.5 km2) are land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 2.23%, are water. The community is in the valley of the South Branch of Tunkhannock Creek, a north- and west-flowing tributary of the Susquehanna River.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 953 people, 385 households, and 274 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 544.6 inhabitants per square mile (210.3/km2). There were 423 housing units at an average density of 241.7 per square mile (93.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.3% White, 0.6% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 385 households, out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 21.1% under the age of 18, 61.3% from 18 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47.3 years.

At the 2000 census, the median income for a household in the CDP was $44,750, and the median income for a family was $59,063. Males had a median income of $43,333 versus $30,833 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,259. About 2.0% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.


There are no public schools currently within the boundaries of Glenburn. Students residing in Glenburn attend schools in the top-ranked Abington Heights School District. Elementary students attend either Waverly Elementary or Clarks Summit Elementary schools. All middle school students attend Abington Heights Middle School and high school students at Abington Heights High School.


  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  2. ^ "Census Population API". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  3. ^ "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), Glenburn CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 31, 2020.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2011.