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Milesburg is a borough in Centre County, in the State College metro area.
The community was named after Gen. Samuel Miles, founder
The latitude of Milesburg is 40.941N. The longitude is -77.785W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 696 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,179.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Milesburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Centre County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, State College area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16853 ZIP code.
34% of Milesburg residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Milesburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Milesburg was $16,255, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Milesburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Milesburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $422. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $864.
Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Milesburg political report.
The average commute time for Milesburg workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Milesburg include Holiday Inn.
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