Somerset County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Somerset County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 74,356 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Somerset County, Pennsylvania is the 37th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201873,952-404-0.54%
201774,356-536-0.72%
201674,892-504-0.67%
201575,396-755-0.99%
201476,151-437-0.57%
201376,588-424-0.55%
201277,012-263-0.34%
201177,275-488-0.63%
201077,763-455-0.58%
199078,218-3,025-3.72%
198081,2435,2066.85%
197076,037-1,413-1.82%
196077,450-4,363-5.33%
195081,813-3,144-3.70%
194084,9574,1935.19%
193080,764-1,348-1.64%
192082,11214,39521.26%
191067,71718,25636.91%
190049,46112,14432.54%
189037,3174,20712.71%
188033,1104,88417.30%
187028,2261,4485.41%
186026,7782,3629.67%
185024,4164,76624.25%
184019,6501,88810.63%
183017,7623,78827.11%
182013,9742,69023.84%
181011,2841,09610.76%
180010,1880.00%

How Many People Live in Somerset County, Pennsylvania?

74,356

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,36495.22%
Black or African American1,9412.59%
Two or More Races9141.22%
Some Other Race3490.47%
Asian2970.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.03%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Median Age

45.9


Total

43.9


Male

48.1


Female

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 61,108 adults, (15,931 of whom are seniors) in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

35,911

47.91%

Male

39,038

52.09%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
Male78.9%21.1%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Female59.4%40.6%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,7082.3578.2
Married16,3382.9190.2
Non Family9,5181.1662.7
Female2,5652.8459.4
Male1,2873.0278.9

2.85

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3304.18%
9th to 12th Grade4,3177.75%
High School Graduate27,92150.14%
Some College8,03114.42%
Associates Degree4,4598.01%
Bachelors Degree5,71010.25%
Graduate Degree2,9185.24%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White52,83046,8828,371
Black1,5371,25819
Hispanic77353545
Other Race3111972
Multiple Races30720974
Asian24114992
Native American40352
Islander242424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,643$39,010$26,062
Less Than High School$23,068$25,732$16,563
High School Grad$27,683$34,733$20,804
Some College$31,986$42,949$26,007
Bachelors Degree$46,133$49,551$38,801
Graduate Degree$55,136$70,553$50,230

$31,643

Average Earnings

$39,010

Average Male

$26,062

Average Female

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Language

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Language

95.70% of Somerset County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.50% of the population.

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White67,9088,22312.11%
Multiple81816520.17%
Asian29713545.45%
Black2188940.83%
Other774457.14%
Hispanic553315.61%
Native421228.57%

12.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.12%

Male Poverty Rate

14.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Pennsylvania is Hispanic, with 5.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.94%
High School10.72%
Some College6.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Income

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,224$62,032
Families$59,464$71,790
Married Families$66,657$78,612
Non Families$26,216$39,138

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Veterans

5,833

Number of Veterans

5,541

Male Veterans

292

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,333
First Gulf War976
Second Gulf War761
Korea471
World War II306

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,6959.79%
Black723.89%
Asian249.68%
2 or More214.96%
Hispanic161.82%
Indian1119.30%
Hawaiian625.00%
Other41.22%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.48%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.08% of Somerset County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 85.48% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Somerset62775991-286-4.56%
Windber41593937-222-5.34%
Meyersdale21842065-119-5.45%
Berlin21042006-98-4.66%
Boswell12771214-63-4.93%
Central City11241062-62-5.52%
Paint1002961-41-4.09%
Rockwood890846-44-4.94%
Confluence780745-35-4.49%
Salisbury727693-34-4.68%
Jennerstown695662-33-4.75%
Hooversville645612-33-5.12%
Garrett456431-25-5.48%
Indian Lake394387-7-1.78%
Stoystown355333-22-6.20%
Shanksville237228-9-3.80%
Ursina225208-17-7.56%
Addison207201-6-2.90%
Benson191184-7-3.66%
Wellersburg181178-3-1.66%
New Baltimore180174-6-3.33%
New Centerville133130-3-2.26%
Casselman9493-1-1.06%
Callimont4140-1-2.44%
Seven Springs 262600.00%
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