Cambria County, Pennsylvania

Cambria County: County in Pennsylvania, United States


Cambria County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 143,679 and a population density of 80 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 128,672 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ebensburg. The county was created 216 years ago in 1807.

Cambria County locator map
Location of Cambria County on Pennsylvania map.

Quick Facts about Cambria County

Population : 128,672 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
Twitter username : cambriacounty
Area : 1796 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : Cambria
Altitude : 2,034 feet / 620 meters
Capital : Ebensburg
Establishment : November 11, 1807
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:14:08 (14th July 2024)
Density : 72 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.66% (2010-2020)
Cambria County Courthouse - Ebensburg  PA image
Cambria County Courthouse - Ebensburg PA
Cambria County Courthouse - Ebensburg  PA image


Cambria County is located at 40°29'43"N 78°42'49"W (40.4952900, -78.7137000). It has 6 neighbors: Bedford County, Blair County, Clearfield County, Indiana County, Somerset County and Westmoreland County.

Cambria County map

The largest city of Cambria County is Johnstown with a population of 18,939. Other cities include, Oil City population 9,618, Minersville population 4,133, Elim population 3,727 and Northern Cambria population 3,456. See all Cambria County cities & populated places.

Cambria County Populated Places (more)

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cambria County.

City Name Population Title
Johnstown 18,939 City in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States
Oil City 9,618 City of Pennsylvania
Conemaugh 6,808 Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Minersville 4,133 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Elim 3,727 City in Alaska
Greenwich 3,640 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Northern Cambria 3,456 Borough of Pennsylvania
Ebensburg 3,015 Borough of Pennsylvania
Nanty Glo 2,901 Borough of Pennsylvania
Portage 2,351 Home rule municipality in Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Geistown 2,242 Borough of Pennsylvania
Stonycreek 2,074 Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Southmont 2,048 Borough of Pennsylvania
Summit 2,032 Township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Riverside 1,839 Borough in northern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Cresson 1,585 Borough in Pennsylvania

Cambria County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Cambria County decreased by 11.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 143,679 - census
2011 142,579 -0.77% estimation process
2012 141,536 -0.74% estimation process
2013 138,826 -1.95% estimation process
2014 137,537 -0.94% estimation process
2015 136,028 -1.11% estimation process
2016 134,414 -1.2% estimation process
2017 132,960 -1.09% estimation process
2018 131,449 -1.15% estimation process
2019 130,192 -0.97% estimation process
2020 128,672 -1.18% estimation process

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People born in Cambria County (7)

People born in Cambria County, including novelist Malcolm Cowley, actor Joe Maross, Gospel music composer B. D. Ackley, .


  • George W. Reed (United States Army soldier and Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 01/01/1831
  • Joe Restic (American football player and coach (1926-2011)) he was born in 21/07/1926
  • William Jackson Worthington (American politician) he was born in 09/11/1833
  • Boyd Wagner (United States Army Air Forces flying ace) he was born in 26/10/1916

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