Meyersdale, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Meyersdale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Meyersdale had a population of 2,087 as of July 1, 2017. Meyersdale ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Meyersdale is located at latitude 39.8133 and longitude -79.0277 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Meyersdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,988 feet.

The Borough of Meyersdale (GNIS ID: 1215591) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meyersdale 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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Meyersdale, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,087
Daytime Population: Workers 718
Daytime Population: Residents 1,181
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,899
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 2,069
Population in Familes 1,638
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 2,557
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $35,181
Average Household Income $48,370
Per Capita Income $21,210


Total Housing Units 1,086 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 601 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 310 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $84,922
Average Home Value $93,386


Total Households 911
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 583
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 -0.62% -0.72%
Households -0.55% -0.67%
Families -0.67% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Meyersdale, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meyersdale 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 # 620 65th
Population Density # 525 70th
Diversity Index # 1631 8th
Median Household Income # 1641 7th
Per Capita Income # 1517 14th

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