Somerset County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

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%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White72,098
Black or African American2,080
Two or More Races742
Some Other Race327
Asian292
American Indian and Alaska Native50
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Median Age

45.9


Total

43.9


Male

47.8


Female

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 61,765 adults, (15,816 of whom are seniors) in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

36,330

48.04%

Male

39,289

51.96%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All77.9%22.1%
Male75.5%24.5%
Female63.5%36.5%
Non Family61.7%38.3%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,9182.3677.9
Married16,5802.9389.4
Non Family9,4371.1561.7
Female2,5402.7363.5
Male1,3613.0675.5

2.85

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5044.45%
9th to 12th Grade4,3767.78%
High School Graduate28,06849.90%
Some College7,95914.15%
Associates Degree4,5068.01%
Bachelors Degree5,81910.34%
Graduate Degree3,0215.37%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White53,23547,1188,415
Black1,7141,375151
Hispanic74849758
Multiple Races34324786
Other Race28518016
Asian24614596
Native American31262
Islander303030

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$31,000$37,030$25,208
Less Than High School$20,536$23,944$14,261
High School Grad$27,047$35,015$19,824
Some College$31,271$40,587$25,141
Bachelors Degree$42,684$46,510$37,910
Graduate Degree$52,904$68,224$49,741

$31,000

Average Earnings

$37,030

Average Male

$25,208

Average Female

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Language

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Language

95.94% of Somerset County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,7208,58512.49%
Asian29212944.18%
Multiple6648612.95%
Black3248626.54%
Hispanic564508.87%
Native33515.15%
Other6845.88%

12.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.42%

Male Poverty Rate

14.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 44.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.07%
High School10.60%
Some College7.14%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.35%
Male Unemployed20.12%
Female Employed7.21%
Male Employed4.42%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Income

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,132$58,805
Families$57,330$69,276
Married Families$64,018$75,930
Non Families$24,805$34,259

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

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

5,939

Number of Veterans

5,635

Male Veterans

304

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,357
First Gulf War988
Second Gulf War711
Korea572
World War II385

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,7709.83%
Black834.10%
2 or More398.86%
Asian197.72%
Indian1939.58%
Hispanic151.76%
Hawaiian516.67%
Other41.33%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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