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People

Total Population 6,127
Male Share of the Population 43.6%
Female Share of the Population 56.4%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 2,506
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,600
% Above Poverty Level 76.1%
% Below Poverty Level 23.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.1%
Median Gross Rent $522
Median House Value $122,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 9.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Somerset Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 57 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Somerset
Metro Area Johnstown
Standard Zip Codes 15501
Company Zip Codes 15510
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.008
Longitude -79.078

Somerset Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station STOYSTOWN
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station KEGG
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 59 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station CHALK HILL 2 ENE
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 54 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Berlin 1,922 $50,329
Garrett 414 $46,932
Jennerstown 631 $56,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Somerset Public Libraries

Library
Somerset County Library
"6022 GLADES PIKE, SUITE 120"
Somerset, Pennsylvania
(814) 445-5907
Library Web Site
Mary S Biesecker Pub Library
230 S ROSINA AVE
Somerset, Pennsylvania
(814) 445-4011
Library Web Site

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Somerset Hospitals

SOMERSET HOSPITAL CENTER FOR HEALTH
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
225 SOUTH CENTER AVENUE
(814) 443-5000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Somerset High Schools

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814-443-2831
Serves 688 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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