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Cambria County, Pennsylvania

Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Cambria County Courthouse
Seal of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Seal
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Cambria County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Map of the United States highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the U.S.
Founded November 2, 1807
Named for Latin name of Wales
Seat Ebensburg
Largest city Johnstown
Area
 • Total 694 sq mi (1,797 km2)
 • Land 688 sq mi (1,782 km2)
 • Water 5.3 sq mi (14 km2), 0.8%
Population
 • (2010) 143,679
 • Density 209/sq mi (81/km²)
Congressional districts 9th, 12th
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website .us.pa.cambria.cowww
Footnotes:
Designated May 25, 1982[1]
Cambria Iron Company, Johnstown, 1987

Cambria County is a

  • Cambria County official website
  • Cambria County Historical Society housed in the A.W. Buck House
  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Map of Cambria County showing cities, boroughs, unincorporated villages, and townships.

External links

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  12. ^ Running for Office. Dos.state.pa.us. Retrieved on 2013-07-23.

References

See also

Unincorporated communities

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well.

Census-designated places

Townships

Boroughs

City

Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Cambria County:

Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Communities

There are two Pennsylvania state parks in Cambria County.

Recreation

Vo Tech schools

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Ed Nmaes and Addresses, July 1, 2015

  • All Saints Catholic School, Cresson
  • Appalachian Youth Service
  • Arbutus Park Manor, Johnstown
  • Bishop Carroll High School (Ebensburg, Pennsylvania)
  • Bishop McCort High School, Johnstown
  • Cambria County Child Development Center, Ebensburg
  • Cambria County Christian School, Johnstown
  • Carousel Learning & Development Center, Johnstown
  • Cathedral Catholic Academy, Johnstown
  • Center for Achievement
  • Childrens Express Inc, Cresson
  • Easter Seal Day Care Center, Johnstown
  • Genesis Christian Academy, Johnstown
  • Holy Name School, Ebensburg
  • Houston House, Johnstown
  • Laurel Highlands Therapeutic Academy, Ebensburg
  • Little Learning Lamp, Johnstown
  • Northern Cambria Catholic School, Nicktown
  • Occupational Preparation School, Ebensburg
  • Our Mother of Sorrow School, Johnstown
  • Richland Academy, Johnstown
  • Sean Davison School of Driving, Lilly
  • St Michael School, Loretto
  • St Sophia Orthodox Christian Academy, Johnstown

Private schools

There are also 11 public,cyber charter schools in Pennsylvania that are available for free statewide, to children K-12. See: Education in Pennsylvania.

Public school districts

Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania School Districts

Community, junior, and technical colleges

Colleges and universities

Education

Senator Party
Pat Toomey Republican
Bob Casey Democrat

United States Senate

District Representative Party
9 Bill Shuster Republican
12 Keith Rothfus Republican

United States House of Representatives

District Representative Party
71 Bryan Barbin Democrat
72 Frank Burns Democrat
73 Gary Haluska Democrat

State House of Representatives

State Senate

  • District Attorney, Kelly Callihan, Democrat
  • Clerk of Courts, Susan Kuhar, Democrat
  • Controller, Ed Cernic Jr., Democrat
  • Coroner, Dennis Kwiatkowski, Democrat
  • Prothonotary, Patty Berkebile, Democrat
  • Recorder of Deeds, Andrea Fedore Sims, Democrat
  • Register of Wills, Patty Sharbaugh, Democrat
  • Sheriff, Bob Kolar, Democrat
  • Treasurer, Barbara J. Kline, Democrat

Other county offices

  • Mark Wissinger, Chairman, Republican
  • Doug Lengenfelder, Republican
  • Thomas C. Chernisky, Democrat

County commissioners

Despite being overwhelmingly Democratic in registration and the Democrats holding all row offices, Cambria is a swing county in statewide elections, with all four statewide winners carrying it in 2008. Cambria County is one of Pennsylvania's most competitive counties. That is primarily due to its mixed urban-rural ratio. John Kerry in 2004. Cambria returned to the Democratic Presidential column in 2008, with Barack Obama receiving 49.4% of the vote to 48.7% for John McCain. In 2011 the GOP won a majority on the county commissioners board and in 2012 gave Mitt Romney 58.1% of the vote to Barack Obama's 40.1%.

As of November 2008, there are 92,456 registered voters in Cambria County.[12]

Law and government

In the county, the population was spread out with 21.00% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 19.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.30 males.

There were 60,531 households out of which 27.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.80% were married couples living together, 10.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% were non-families. 29.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96.

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 152,598 people, 60,531 households, and 40,616 families residing in the county. The population density was 222 people per square mile (86/km²). There were 65,796 housing units at an average density of 96 per square mile (37/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.80% White, 2.83% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 0.89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 27.7% were of German, 10.2% Irish, 10.1% Italian, 10.0% Polish, 6.5% Slovak, 6.2% American and 5.6% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

Demographics

National protected areas

Adjacent counties

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 694 square miles (1,800 km2), of which 688 square miles (1,780 km2) is land and 5.3 square miles (14 km2) (0.8%) is water.[5]

Geography

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Adjacent counties 1.1
    • National protected areas 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Law and government 3
    • County commissioners 3.1
    • Other county offices 3.2
    • State Senate 3.3
    • State House of Representatives 3.4
    • United States House of Representatives 3.5
    • United States Senate 3.6
  • Education 4
    • Colleges and universities 4.1
    • Community, junior, and technical colleges 4.2
    • Public school districts 4.3
    • Private schools 4.4
    • Vo Tech schools 4.5
  • Recreation 5
  • Communities 6
    • City 6.1
    • Boroughs 6.2
    • Townships 6.3
    • Census-designated places 6.4
  • Unincorporated communities 7
  • See also 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

Cambria County comprises the Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Johnstown-Somerset, PA Combined Statistical Area.

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