Cambria County PA Information


Cambria County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 137,289
Daytime Population: Workers 55,803
Daytime Population: Residents 78,048
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 133,851
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 130,848
Population in Familes 104,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,441
Population Density2 199
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $43,738
Average Household Income $58,234
Per Capita Income $25,019


Total Housing Units 65,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40,939 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,244 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,175 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $98,347
Average Home Value $129,692


Total Households 57,183
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 36,402
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 -0.63% -0.7%
Households -0.42% -0.69%
Families -0.53% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.91%


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, 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 # 26 63rd
Population Density # 28 60th
Diversity Index # 40 43rd
Median Household Income # 60 12th
Per Capita Income # 45 34th

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