Cambria County

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Cambria County, Pennsylvania

200 S Center St
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Phone: (814) 472-6176
Fax: (814) 472-6940

In western PA, west of Altoona; organized Mar 26, 1804 from Somerset, Bedford, and Huntingdon counties. Name Origin: For Cambria township in Somerset County. Cambria is an ancient, poetic name for Wales, from Welsh cymy or cumbri 'brotherhood' or 'fraternity.'

Area (sq mi):: 693.43 (land 688.02; water 5.41) Population per square mile: 215.20
Population 2005: 148,073 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.00%; 1990-2000 -6.40% Population 2000: 152,598 (White 95.20%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 41.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,058; median household $30,179; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,420-$24,368
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.10%

Cities with population over 10,000:

  • Johnstown (22,772)

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