Somerset County PA Information


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  1. Somerset County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forSomerset County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Somerset County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 75,165
Population in Households 70,243
Population in Familes 57,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,922
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $49,191
Average Household Income $59,895
Per Capita Income $24,196


Total Housing Units 38,113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,668 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,586 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,859 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $120,645
Average Home Value $154,402


Total Households 30,254
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 20,166
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.36% -0.57%
Households -0.29% -0.48%
Families -0.45% -0.58%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.65%


Somerset County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Somerset County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 37 46th
Population Density # 48 30th
Diversity Index # 44 36th
Median Household Income # 44 36th
Per Capita Income # 58 15th

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