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Friedens, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Friedens Census Designated Place had a population of 1,502 as of July 1, 2017. Friedens ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Friedens is located at latitude 40.0449 and longitude -79.0027 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Friedens Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,110 feet.

The Friedens Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389816) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Friedens Census Designated Place is located within Township of Somerset, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Friedens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Friedens, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,502
Daytime Population: Workers 251
Daytime Population: Residents 769
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,020
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,502
Population in Familes 1,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 479
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $53,824
Average Household Income $66,172
Per Capita Income $26,266


Total Housing Units 678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 505 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $131,406
Average Home Value $139,109


Total Households 602
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 448
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.76%
Households -0.05% -0.64%
Families 0.06% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Friedens, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Friedens to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 771 56th
Population Density # 1423 19th
Diversity Index # 1730 2nd
Median Household Income # 745 58th
Per Capita Income # 868 51st

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