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Somerset County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 1,074.4 square miles
Population Density 72.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 76,520
Population change -1.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.4%
Under 18 18.6%
65 and over 19.9%
Females 48.3%
White 96.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.3
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 0.7%
Black or African American 2.7%
Native American 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.5%
Veterans 6,814
Households and Housing
Households 29,791
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.5%
Median household income $43,597
The per capita income $22,192
Live below the poverty line. 12.4%
housing units 37,809
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $98,400
Residents owning their homes. 78.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 6,162
Women-owned firms 27.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $764,746
Retail sales per capita $9,838
Manufacturers shipments $955,546
Merchant wholesaler sales $0