Somerset County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Somerset County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 74,501 with a growth rate of -2.23% 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
201774,501-1,700-2.23%
201676,2011,1311.51%
201675,070-483-0.64%
201575,553-739-0.97%
201476,292-387-0.50%
201376,679-372-0.48%
201277,051-253-0.33%
201177,304-477-0.61%
201077,781-437-0.56%
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
White72,755
Black or African American2,074
Two or More Races730
Some Other Race308
Asian245
American Indian and Alaska Native74
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Median Age

45.5


Total

43.7


Male

47.5


Female

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 62,180 adults, (15,621 of which are seniors) in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

36,672

48.13%

Male

39,529

51.87%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All78.3%21.7%
Male74.7%25.3%
Female64.5%35.5%
Non Family61.9%38.1%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,6302.478.3
Married16,6802.9789.7
Non Family9,2241.1561.9
Female2,4822.8964.5
Male1,2443.1474.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Households

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Education

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6554.70%
9th to 12th Grade4,6158.16%
High School Graduate27,79249.15%
Some College8,10014.33%
Associates Degree4,6368.20%
Bachelors Degree5,74610.16%
Graduate Degree2,9995.30%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White53,66147,2368,453
Black1,7141,313108
Hispanic66638232
Multiple Races33625370
Other Race2491354
Asian1879763
Native American59421
Islander151515

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%.

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,820$37,212$24,231
Less Than High School$17,561$22,877$11,538
High School Grad$26,762$34,960$19,996
Some College$31,192$40,336$25,476
Bachelors Degree$42,478$46,159$39,891
Graduate Degree$53,316$66,563$48,720

$30,820

Average Earnings

$37,212

Average Male

$24,231

Average Female

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Language

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Language

95.99% of Somerset County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, 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
White69,5898,56412.31%
Asian24512551.02%
Hispanic55312422.42%
Black28910837.37%
Multiple6637711.61%
Native33618.18%
Other7456.76%

12.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.21%

Male Poverty Rate

14.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 51.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 6.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.11%.

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.46%
High School10.39%
Some College7.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.93%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.92%
Male Unemployed16.64%
Female Employed7.35%
Male Employed4.67%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Income

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,424$57,715
Families$56,297$67,836
Married Families$62,662$74,884
Non Families$23,781$33,557

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

6,292

Number of Veterans

5,943

Male Veterans

349

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,463
First Gulf War1,013
Second Gulf War686
Korea625
World War II486

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,688
75+1,622
35 to 541,316
55 to 641,300
18 to 34366

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,06610.26%
Black1547.66%
2 or More398.30%
Hispanic182.24%
Indian1621.92%
Asian147.11%
Other31.13%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990