Somerset Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Somerset: Borough in Pennsylvania, United States


Somerset is a city located in the county of Somerset in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,277 and a population density of 888 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,817 inhabitants.

The city was created 226 years ago in 1794.

Somerset Quick Facts

Population : 5,817 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Somerset County
Postal code : 15501
Area : 7.07 km2
Altitude : 7,185 feet / 2190 meters
Capital city : Somerset is capital of Somerset County
Establishment : January 01, 1795 (226 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:16:08 (27th November 2021)
Density : 823 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.91% (2010-2020)
Somerset locator map
Location of Somerset on Pennsylvania map.
Somerset County Courthouse Pa 2012 image
Somerset County Courthouse Pa 2012
Somerset County Courthouse Pa 2012 image


Somerset is located at 40°0'30"N 79°4'41"W (40.0084100, -79.0780800).

Somerset map


According to census records, the population of Somerset decreased by 7.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,277 - census
2011 6,221 -0.9% estimation process
2012 6,180 -0.66% estimation process
2013 6,126 -0.88% estimation process
2014 6,085 -0.67% estimation process
2015 6,019 -1.1% estimation process
2016 5,966 -0.89% estimation process
2017 5,926 -0.67% estimation process
2018 5,902 -0.41% estimation process
2019 5,869 -0.56% estimation process
2020 5,817 -0.89% estimation process

Somerset zip code is 15501. County name: Somerset, County fips: 42111

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Local Places in Somerset

People born in Somerset (17)

People born in Somerset, including politician Joseph C. Pringey, politician Alexander Hamilton Coffroth, politician Andrew Jackson Ogle, you can see a list of people who born in Somerset.

Schools in Somerset

College & universities near Somerset, PA

Code Name City ZIP
457943 Somerset County Technology Center Somerset (PA) 15501-4309
212975 Commonwealth Technical Institute Johnstown (PA) 15905-3092
215284 University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Johnstown (PA) 15904
414911 Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Johnstown (PA) 15904-2949
211802 DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Johnstown (PA) 15905-4398

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Somerset, PA

Code Name Address Type
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL

Post offices near Somerset

Post Office Name City ZIP
Somer Post Office Somerset (PA) 15501
Frieden Post Office Friedens (PA) 15541
Sipesvill Post Office Sipesville (PA) 15561
Acosta Post Office Acosta (PA) 15520
Rockwood Post Office Rockwood (PA) 15557

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Somerset County

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

City Name Population Title
Williams 6,115 Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Windber 3,789 Borough of in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
Forward 3,018 Township of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Glade 2,143 Township in Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States
Meyersdale 2,087 Borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
Berlin 1,931 Borough in Pennsylvania, USA
Randolph 1,679 Unincorporated community in Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Kimmel 1,537 Township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Friedens 1,523 Census designated place
Huston 1,352 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Boswell 1,180 Town in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States
Davidsville 1,130 Census designated place
Milford 985 Borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Paint 930 Borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
Rockwood 815 Borough of Pennsylvania
Confluence 722 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Somerset distances to largest Pennsylvania cities