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Cambria County, Pennsylvania

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Cambria County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 152,598.

Cambria county was created on March 26, 1804 from parts of Bedford, Huntingdon, and Somerset Counties and was named for the nation of Wales. Its county seat is Ebensburg6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,796 km² (693 mi²). 1,782 km² (688 mi²) of it is land and 14 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.78% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 152,598 people, 60,531 households, and 40,616 families residing in the county. The population density is 86/km² (222/mi²). There are 65,796 housing units at an average density of 37/km² (96/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 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 are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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

In the county, the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.30 males.

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