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Black is a township in Somerset County, in the Johnstown metro area.
The latitude of Black is 39.866N. The longitude is -79.166W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,339 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 980.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Black demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Somerset County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15540 ZIP code.
52% of Black residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Black ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Black was $13,504, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Black residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Black, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $600.
Somerset County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Black political report.
The average commute time for Black workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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