Windber, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Windber: Borough of in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States

About

Windber is a city located in the county of Somerset in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,138 and a population density of 2,090 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,789 inhabitants.

The city was created 126 years ago in 1896.

Quick Facts about Windber

Population : 3,789 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Somerset County
Postal code : 15963
Phone Area Codes : 814
Area : 1.98 km2
Altitude : 5,522 feet / 1683 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1897 (126 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 17:07:05 (6th February 2023)
Density : 1,914 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.21% (2010-2020)
Windber locator map
Location of Windber on Pennsylvania map.
Borough building in Windber image
Borough building in Windber
Borough building in Windber image

Geography

Windber is located at 40°14'23"N 78°50'6"W (40.2398000, -78.8350200).

Windber map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Windber decreased by 9.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,138 - census
2011 4,112 -0.63% estimation process
2012 4,083 -0.71% estimation process
2013 4,042 -1.01% estimation process
2014 4,011 -0.77% estimation process
2015 3,963 -1.21% estimation process
2016 3,919 -1.12% estimation process
2017 3,881 -0.98% estimation process
2018 3,850 -0.81% estimation process
2019 3,816 -0.89% estimation process
2020 3,789 -0.71% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 18,487
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 19,155
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 20,351
April 1, 2010 Population : 19,155
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.2%
People over 65 (%) : 23.9%
Female persons, % : 55.3%
White only, percent : 79.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 13.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 4.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 75.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,024
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 17.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.3%

Windber zip code is 15963. County name: Somerset, County fips: 42111

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $145,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,346
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $591
2015-2019 median gross rent : $927
2015-2019 Households : 9,155
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.03
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 73,963
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 519,024
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,465
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 588,402
2012 total retail sales per capita : $31,011
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,450
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,400
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,746
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,027
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 468
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 284
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,326
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 184
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,377
2010 population per square mile : 4,595.4
2010 land area in square miles : 4.17
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $113,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,133
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $359
2015-2019 median gross rent : $911
2015-2019 Households : 3,063
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,693
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 496,698
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 77,917
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,876
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,359
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,523
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 710
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 332
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 250
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 80
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 572
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 47
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 610
2010 population per square mile : 639.2
2010 land area in square miles : 11.19
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $109,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,152
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $385
2015-2019 median gross rent : $752
2015-2019 Households : 5,859
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.02
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 23.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,184
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 41,082
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 218,847
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 372,883
2012 total retail sales per capita : $21,295
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,060
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,943
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,398
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 836
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 218
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 173
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,117
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 142
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,124
2010 population per square mile : 211.4
2010 land area in square miles : 79.24

People born in Windber (10)

People born in Windber, including screenwriter and film producer Ashley Miller, baseball player Dave Geisel, baseball player Frank Kostro, .

List

  • Frank Trechock (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 24/12/1915
  • Gene Heeter (American football player) he was born in 19/04/1941
  • Gerald Snyder (American football player (1905-1983)) he was born in 06/08/1905
  • Frank Kush (American football player and coach (1929-2017)) he was born in 20/01/1929
  • Tom Grebis (American-football player (1930-2005)) he was born in 21/12/1930
  • Joe Jones (American football tight end born 1962) he was born in 26/06/1962
  • Cody Law (American amateur wrestler) he was born in 24/03/1995

Schools in Windber

College & universities near Windber, PA

Code Name City ZIP
215284 University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Johnstown (PA) 15904
414911 Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Johnstown (PA) 15904-2949
418454 Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center Johnstown (PA) 15904-2998
211802 DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Johnstown (PA) 15905-4398
212975 Commonwealth Technical Institute Johnstown (PA) 15905-3092

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Windber, 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
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS

Post offices near Windber

Post Office Name City ZIP
Windber Post Office Windber (PA) 15963
Elton Post Office Elton (PA) 15934
Richland Branch Post Office Johnstown (PA) 15904
Tire Hill Post Office Tire Hill (PA) 15959
Davidsvill Post Office Davidsville (PA) 15928

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
Somerset 5,817 Borough in 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

Windber distances to largest Pennsylvania cities