Johnstown, PA

Census Place

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2022 Population
18,429
1.17% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44
0.901% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
32.9%
2.45% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$33,466
7.26% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$40,000
9.29% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Johnstown, PA had a population of 18.4k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $33,466. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Johnstown, PA declined from 18,647 to 18,429, a −1.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,200 to $33,466, a 7.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Johnstown, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.36%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.24%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (1.12%).

None of the households in Johnstown, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Johnstown, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Johnstown, PA are DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center (71 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Johnstown, PA was $40,000, and the homeownership rate was 52%.

Most people in Johnstown, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Johnstown, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Johnstown, PA is home to a population of 18.4k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.2% of Johnstown, PA residents were born outside of the country (222 people).

In 2022, there were 4.55 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.2k people) in Johnstown, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.89k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.36k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Johnstown, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Johnstown, PA was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Johnstown, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.2k ± 467
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.89k ± 420
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.36k ± 319
4.29%
Hispanic Population
790 people

In 2022, there were 4.55 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.2k people) in Johnstown, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.89k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.36k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.29% of the people in Johnstown, PA are hispanic (790 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Johnstown, PA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
222 people
0.976%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
182 people

As of 2022, 1.2% of Johnstown, PA residents (222 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Johnstown, PA was 0.976%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    361 ± 227
  2. Vietnam
    318 ± 94
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    200 ± 86

Johnstown, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Johnstown, PA employs 7.32k people. The largest industries in Johnstown, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,320 people), Retail Trade (1,189 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (811 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,964), Manufacturing ($44,545), and Educational Services ($43,659).

Occupations

7.32k
2022 Value
± 626
4.63%
1 Year growth
± 11.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Johnstown, PA grew at a rate of 4.63%, from 7k employees to 7.32k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Johnstown, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (912 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (751 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (652 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Johnstown, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.32k
2022 Value
± 626
4.63%
1 Year growth
± 11.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Johnstown, PA grew at a rate of 4.63%, from 7k employees to 7.32k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Johnstown, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,320 people), Retail Trade (1,189 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (811 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Johnstown, PA, though some of these residents may live in Johnstown, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,193
Median earning men ± $3,858
$27,710
Median earning women ± $2,014

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($86,667), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($47,409), and Manufacturing ($45,833).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($42,262), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($36,216), and Construction ($35,556).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Johnstown, PA awarded 71 degrees. The student population of Johnstown, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 39 male students and 116 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Johnstown, PA are White (66 and 93%), followed by Black or African American (3 and 4.23%), Asian (1 and 1.41%), and Two or More Races (1 and 1.41%).

The largest universities in Johnstown, PA by number of degrees awarded are DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center (71 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Johnstown, PA are Registered Nursing (42 and 59.2%), Radiographer (10 and 14.1%), and Clinical Laboratory Technologist (10 and 14.1%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Johnstown, PA was $40,000 in 2022, which is 0.142 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $36,600 to $40,000, a 9.29% increase. The homeownership rate in Johnstown, PA is 52%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Johnstown, PA have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Johnstown, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Johnstown, PA is $33,466. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Johnstown, PA was Census Tract 7 with a value of $45,641, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 5, with respective values of $40,926 and $39,112.

Property

$40,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,506
$4,716
Median Property Taxes
±$434

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Johnstown, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Johnstown, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

52%
Homeownership
2022
55.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52% of the housing units in Johnstown, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7
  2. Census Tract 3
  3. Census Tract 5

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Johnstown, PA was Census Tract 7 with a value of $45,641, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 5, with respective values of $40,926 and $39,112.

The following map shows all of the places in Johnstown, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$33,466
Median Household Income
± $3,183
9.06k
Number of Households
± 654

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.06k households in Johnstown, PA grew to $33,466 from the previous year's value of $31,200.

The following chart displays the households in Johnstown, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Johnstown, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (66.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.43%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.66%)

In 2022, 66.9% of workers in Johnstown, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.43%) and those who worked at home (8.66%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Johnstown, PA have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.6% of the workforce in Johnstown, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Johnstown, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Johnstown, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

32.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Johnstown, PA (6.04k out of 18.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Johnstown, PA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Johnstown, PA has health coverage, with 25.3% on employee plans, 41% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.59% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cambria County, PA see 1217 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.09% decrease from the previous year (1243 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1671 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 463 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,217 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cambria County, PA

Primary care physicians in Cambria County, PA see an average of 1,217 patients per year. This represents a 2.09% decrease from the previous year (1,243 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cambria County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 16.4% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.22%
Uninsured
25.3%
Employer Coverage
41%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
1.59%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Johnstown, PA grew by 7.63% from 5.78% to 6.22%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Johnstown, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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