Graced with four distinct seasons and stunning landscapes that blend the best of urban and rural life, beautiful and family-friendly communities combined with consistently low crime statistics, a diversified economic base and dedicated workforce, the foregoing has made the area one of the most livable regions in the country.  This has resulted in a recent ranking by Money Magazine as the number one most livable area in Pennsylvania and number four in the Northeast. 

Cambria County is renowned for its small-town atmosphere, the friendliness of its citizens and our low rate of crime. Located within a 500-mile radius of more than half of America's population, highways, rail routes and flight paths provide easy access to major markets.


Land Area: 688 square miles
Water Area: 5.4 square miles
Population 143,679
Population Density: 209 people per square mile
Cost of Living Index: 87.4
Industries Providing Employment: 25.5% education, health and social services
12.9% retail trade
11.5% manufacturing
Median Resident Age: 41.2 years
Average Household Size: 2.4 people
Median Household Income: $38,870
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