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Somerset County, PA
The county was named for Somersetshire, England

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Somerset County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Johnstown metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 79,515. This was a decrease of  -.63% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$30,911
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Somerset County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Somerset County was $22,148. This was an increase of 18.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 72% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Somerset

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37% of Somerset County residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Somerset County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Somerset County include Addison Borough Cemetery, Beam Cemetery, Buckstown Cemetery, Confluence Baptist Cemetery, Crossroads Cemetery, Custer Cemetery, Garden of Memories Cemetery, Garrett Cemetery, Glade Cemetery, Highland Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Somerset County include Addison, Addison, Allegheny, Benson, Berlin, Black, Boswell, Boynton, Brothersvalley, Callimont ... View communities

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School districts in Somerset County include Berlin Brothersvalley SD, Conemaugh Township Area SD, Meyersdale Area SD, North Star SD, Rockwood Area SD, Salisbury-Elk Lick SD, Shade-Central City SD, Shanksville-Stonycreek SD, Somerset Area SD, Turkeyfoot Valley Area SD ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Somerset County include Mary S Biesecker Public Library, Meyersdale Public Library, Somerset County Library, Windber Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Somerset County include Daily American ... View newspapers

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Politics

Somerset County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Somerset County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Somerset County include Best Western, Days Inn Somerset, Holiday Inn, Knights Inn, Ramada Inn Somerset, Super 8

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