Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

Johnstown: City in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States


Johnstown is a city located in the county of Cambria in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,978 and a population density of 3,445 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,939 inhabitants.

The city was created 253 years ago in 1769.

Quick Facts about Johnstown

Population : 18,939 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Cambria County
Postal code : 19001
Phone Area Codes : 215
Area : 6.09 km2
Altitude : 1,142 feet / 348 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1770 (253 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:52:58 (4th June 2023)
Density : 3,110 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.77% (2010-2020)
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Location of Johnstown on Pennsylvania map.
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Johnstown is located at 40°19'36"N 78°55'19"W (40.3267400, -78.9219700).

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According to census records, the population of Johnstown decreased by 10.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,978 - census
2011 20,776 -0.97% estimation process
2012 20,606 -0.83% estimation process
2013 20,412 -0.95% estimation process
2014 20,201 -1.04% estimation process
2015 19,980 -1.11% estimation process
2016 19,754 -1.14% estimation process
2017 19,650 -0.53% estimation process
2018 19,405 -1.26% estimation process
2019 19,195 -1.09% estimation process
2020 18,939 -1.35% estimation process

Johnstown zip code is 15901. County name: Cambria, County fips: 42021

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People born in Johnstown (142)

People born in Johnstown, including actress Carroll Baker, photographer Joe O'Donnell, comic book artist Steve Ditko, .


  • Alan Freed (American disc jockey, songwriter) he was born in 15/12/1921
  • Jack Ham (American football player) he was born in 23/12/1948
  • Tim Kazurinsky (American actor) he was born in 03/03/1950
  • Charles Wakefield Cadman (American composer) he was born in 24/12/1881
  • Pat Cummings (American basketball player) he was born in 11/07/1956
  • David Noon (American classical composer) he was born in 23/07/1946
  • Terry McGovern (American boxer) he was born in 09/03/1880
  • John Woods (American politician from Ohio (1794-1855)) he was born in 18/10/1794
  • Frank Benford (American electrical engineer & physicist best known for rediscovering Benford's Law) he was born in 29/05/1883
  • Emil Sitka (American actor) he was born in 22/12/1914
  • George Glamack (American basketball player) he was born in 07/06/1919
  • Edwarda O'Bara (American coma patient) she was born in 27/03/1953
  • Mark McDunn he was born in 15/09/1921
  • Ronald Machtley (American politician) he was born in 13/07/1948
  • Sam Coppersmith (American lawyer and politician) he was born in 22/05/1955
  • Sara C. Bisel (American archaeologist and anthropologist) she was born in 13/05/1932
  • Mary Cover Jones (American psychologist) she was born in 01/09/1896
  • Andrew Hawkins (American football player) he was born in 10/03/1986

Schools in Johnstown

College & universities near Johnstown, PA

Code Name City ZIP
211802 DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Johnstown (PA) 15905-4398

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Johnstown, PA

Code Name Address Type
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
ALT Altoona Transportation Center 1231 11th Avenue RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL

Post offices near Johnstown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Johnstown Post Office Johnstown (PA) 15901

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Cambria County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cambria County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
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
Patton 1,576 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Johnstown distances to largest Pennsylvania cities