Meyersdale Boro Real Estate

Meyersdale is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, on the Casselman River, 73 miles (117 km) southeast of Pittsburgh. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Metropolitan Statistical Area. In the past, Meyersdale's chief industry was the mining of coal. Meyersdale is located along the Great Allegheny Passage, a multi-use recreational rail trail. The Pennsylvania Maple Festival has taken place each spring in Meyersdale since 1948.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all land. Meyersdale is surrounded by Summit Township.


At the 2000 census there were 2,473 people, 1,019 households, and 666 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,950.7 people per square mile (1,136.7/km2). There were 1,089 housing units at an average density of 1,299.3 per square mile (500.6/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.35% White, 0.24% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.16% Asian, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73%.
Of the 1,019 households, 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 31.0% of households were one person, and 18.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the borough the population was spread out, with 22.2% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% 65 or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 84.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.9 males.
The median household income was $24,652 and the median family income was $29,798. Males had a median income of $26,167 versus $18,205 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,116. About 16.8% of families and 20.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.4% of those under age 18 and 18.3% of those age 65 or over.

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Meyersdale Boro - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Walkscore in Meyersdale Boro: 43 / County Avg 29


Avg Year Built in Meyersdale Boro: 1908 / County Avg 1951


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