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Ursina is a borough in Somerset County, in the Johnstown metro area.
The community name derives from Latin for "belonging to a bear." The community was laid out in 1868 by Judge William J. Bear
The latitude of Ursina is 39.817N. The longitude is -79.328W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,352 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 250.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ursina demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Somerset County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Johnstown area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15485 ZIP code.
28% of Ursina residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ursina ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ursina was $11,814, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Ursina residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ursina, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $250. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.
Somerset County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ursina political report.
The average commute time for Ursina workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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