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Somerset County, Pennsylvania

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 80,023
  • Males: 39,897
  • Females: 40,126

Ethnicity:

  • White: 77,575
  • Black/African American: 1,351
  • Hispanic: 580
  • Native American/Eskimo: 67
  • Asian: 167
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 1
  • Other: 28
  • 2 or more: 254

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (72,835)
  2. Spanish (750)
  3. Pennsylvania Dutch (690)
  4. German (410)
  5. French (275)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 581

  1. Germany (91)
  2. Cambodia (43)
  3. Canada (42)
  4. United Kingdom (41)
  5. Peru (36)
  6. Argentina (34)
  7. Italy (33)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (14,239)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (11,647)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (6,591)
  4. Church of the Brethren (4,701)
  5. United Church of Christ (3,128)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 28,465
    • Sensory: 2,818
    • Physical: 7,861
    • Mental: 4,001
    • Self-care: 2,416
    • Go outside home: 5,265
    • Employment: 5,243

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 408

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 31,222
    • Utility gas: 5,272
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,055
    • Electricity: 4,013
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 15,970
    • Coal or Coke: 3,703
    • Wood: 1,004
    • Solar Energy: 6
    • Other fuel: 145
    • No fuel used: 54

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 62,293
    • No vehicle: 5,156
    • 1 or more vehicle: 57,137

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 275
    • No High School: 4,600
    • Some High School: 7,723
    • High School: 28,172
    • Some College: 6,423
    • Associate's Degree: 2,711
    • College Degree: 4,016
    • Master's Degree: 1,330
    • Professional Degree: 612
    • Doctoral Degree: 94

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 31,222
    • Owners with phone: 24,009
    • Owners without phone: 359
    • Renters with phone: 6,577
    • Renters without phone: 277

    10 closest counties:

    1. Allegany County, Maryland
    2. Cambria County, Pennsylvania
    3. Bedford County, Pennsylvania
    4. Garrett County, Maryland
    5. Mineral County, West Virginia
    6. Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    7. Indiana County, Pennsylvania
    8. Fayette County, Pennsylvania
    9. Hampshire County, West Virginia
    10. Blair County, Pennsylvania

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    15411, 15424, 15485, 15501, 15502, 15510, 15520, 15530, 15531, 15532, 15538, 15540, 15541, 15542, 15544, 15546, 15547, 15548, 15549, 15551, 15552, 15553, 15555, 15557, 15558, 15560, 15561, 15562, 15563, 15564, 15565, 15924, 15926, 15928, 15935, 15936, 15937, 15953, 15959, 15963

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WQZS (93.3 FM) MEYERSDALE, PA
    • WCCL (101.7 FM) SOMERSET, PA
    • WBHV (1330 AM) SOMERSET, PA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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