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-Low educational attainment
-Low ethnic diversity

What Bert Has To Say About Johnstown Metro Area

Johnstown is a small city located just west of the main ridge of the Alleghenies. To most outsiders it is associated with four historic and devastating, floods, the most recent in 1977. Today the city has a mixed and somewhat depressed economy and a slow pace of life, but at one time it was a major steel producing center. The tight valley-floor geography and relative distance to resources compared to other steel towns led to a long decline that climaxed with the 1977 flood. There are still some steel fabrication industries, but heavy industry and manufacturing are largely a thing of the past, and the city struggles to reinvent itself today as a service and minor high-tech player.

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  • Profile: Small city
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 1223
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • Schools: See Local Schools
  • City: Oakland (Cambria Cnty)
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Quick Facts About Oakland (Cambria Cnty)

    The unemployment rate in Oakland (Cambria Cnty) is 7.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Oakland (Cambria Cnty) jobs have Decreased by 0.29 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Oakland (Cambria Cnty)'s cost of living is 15.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Oakland (Cambria Cnty)'s population is 1,414 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -22.27 percent.
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Oakland (Cambria Cnty) is $90,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.13%.
    Oakland (Cambria Cnty) public schools spend $16,144 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Oakland (Cambria Cnty).

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