Bloomsburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg: Town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania

About

Bloomsburg is a town located in the county of Berks in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 14,855 and a population density of 3,167 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,749 inhabitants.

The town was created 225 years ago in 1796.

Quick Facts about Bloomsburg

Population : 13,749 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Berks County
Postal code : 17815
Area : 4.69 km2
Altitude : 1,742 feet / 531 meters
Capital city : Bloomsburg is capital of Columbia County
Establishment : January 01, 1797 (225 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 21:44:13 (5th July 2022)
Density : 2,932 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.04% (2010-2020)
Bloomsburg locator map
Location of Bloomsburg on Pennsylvania map.
Bloomsburg  Pennsylvania town hall image
Bloomsburg Pennsylvania town hall
Bloomsburg  Pennsylvania town hall image

Geography

Bloomsburg is located at 40°25'46"N 76°0'48"W (40.4295400, -76.0132700).

Bloomsburg map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Bloomsburg decreased by 8.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,855 - census
2011 14,667 -1.28% estimation process
2012 14,574 -0.64% estimation process
2013 14,774 1.35% estimation process
2014 14,688 -0.59% estimation process
2015 14,568 -0.82% estimation process
2016 14,269 -2.1% estimation process
2017 13,955 -2.25% estimation process
2018 13,756 -1.45% estimation process
2019 13,811 0.4% estimation process
2020 13,749 -0.45% estimation process

Bloomsburg zip code is 17815. County name: Columbia, County fips: 42037

People born in Bloomsburg (24)

People born in Bloomsburg, including actress, musician, author, and model Krysten Ritter, musician Lacy J. Dalton, neuroscientist Haldan Keffer Hartline, .

List

  • Emile Santiago (Costume Designer) he was born in 21/02/1899
  • Frank Eugene Lutz (American entomologist) he was born in 15/09/1879
  • Ben Jones (American professional football player, born 1899) he was born in 18/03/1899
  • Charles Paxton Zaner (American calligrapher) he was born in 15/02/1864
  • David R. Millard (American politician) he was born in 10/02/1953
  • Dennis C. Wolff (American politician) he was born in 09/09/1951
  • Doug Davis (American baseball player (1962-)) he was born in 24/09/1962
  • Joe Souza (Softcore adult film actor, TV/Film actor, Stage actor) he was born in 05/10/1970
  • John Hummel (American baseball player) he was born in 04/04/1883
  • John Kuczynski (American darts player) he was born in 16/10/1973
  • Pamela Ribon (Author, Screenwriter, TV Writer, Actress) she was born in 04/04/1975
  • Randy Sidler (American football player) he was born in 04/02/1956
  • William Trump (United States Lifesaving Service Station-keeper) he was born in 07/11/1923
  • David Jewett Waller, Jr. (Pennsylvanian educator) he was born in 17/07/1846
  • John Bogart (American baseball player) he was born in 21/09/1900
  • Paul Hartzell (American baseball player) he was born in 02/11/1953
  • Ruth Hutton Ancker (American sculptor) she was born in 01/01/1901
  • Eric Semborski (American ice hockey player) he was born in 01/06/1993

Schools in Bloomsburg

College & universities near Bloomsburg, PA

Code Name City ZIP
481021 Berks Career & Technology Center Leesport (PA) 19533-9112

Stations (25)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bloomsburg, PA

Code Name Address Type
LNC Lancaster station 53 McGovern Avenue RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL
PAR Parkesburg W. First and S. Culvert Streets RAIL
DOW Downingtown West Lancaster Ave. and Stuart Ave. RAIL
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL

Post offices near Bloomsburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Leespor Post Office Leesport (PA) 19533

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Berks County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Berks County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Reading 88,217 County seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Muhlenberg 20,331 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Wyomissing 10,605 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Maxatawny 7,202 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Longswamp 5,777 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Shillington 5,300 Village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, UK
Colebrookdale 5,136 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Birdsboro 5,128 Borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Kutztown 5,070 City in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Whitfield 4,733 Town in Pennsylvania, USA
Hamburg 4,445 Borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
West Reading 4,294 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Lorane 4,236 Census designated place
Reiffton 4,178 Census designated place
Sinking Spring 4,095 Borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Fleetwood 4,095 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Bloomsburg distances to largest Pennsylvania cities