Cambria County PA Information


Cambria County Subdivisions

Cambria County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 138,604
Population in Households 131,915
Population in Familes 104,990
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,689
Population Density1 201
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 58,097
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 36,972
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 65,419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41,535 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,562 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,322 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $91,933
Average Home Value $123,300


Median Household Income $41,493
Average Household Income $55,210
Per Capita Income $23,933
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.53%
Households -0.23% -0.43%
Families -0.37% -0.52%
Median Household Income   -0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cambria County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cambria County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 63rd
Population Density1 # 28 60th
Diversity Index2 # 39 43rd
Median Household Income # 61 10th
Per Capita Income # 46 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.