Johnstown, PA 

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Population

18,647

-22.0% since 2000

Unemployment Rate

11.7%

Cost of Living

75.7 / 100

Median Home Price

$83,600

Median Income

$31,200

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 4.5

summer / winter

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Johnstown, PA

Johnstown, PA is an inviting city west of Altoona containing numerous delightful attractions such as Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site exhibiting extraordinary views or Inclined Plane perfect for recreational activities; locals gather yearly at their spectacular johnstown Folk Festival with music and art each August. Small city - West-central Pennsylvania, 70 miles east of Pittsburgh.
State: Pennsylvania
County: Cambria County
Metro Area: Johnstown Metro Area
City: Johnstown
Zip Codes: 15906 15902 15901
Cost of Living: -24.3% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1223 ft above sea level
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Pros
Cost of living
Low crime rate
Attractive setting
Cons
Economy
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Johnstown is 11.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Johnstown jobs have increased by 0.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Johnstown's cost of living is 24.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Johnstown's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Johnstown, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cambria county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 68.0% to 30.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Johnstown's population is 18,647 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 6.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Johnstown is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.0%.

SCHOOLS
Johnstown 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 Johnstown. More Education



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Housing Market in Johnstown

It's a good time to buy in Johnstown. Home Appreciation is up 11.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Johnstown is .

Reviews for Johnstown   16 Reviews
A Historic City With Lots of Possibilities. - 6/22/2022
It is a historic city with a booming economy located in Johnstown, PA. In the past two years, crime and drug problems have decreased, and the city promotes arts,... Read More

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Don't - 4/21/2020
It's a filthy drug thug pitbull... Read More

cost of living - 10/12/2012
Johnstown is very sceneic. The people are very nice howeever, if you go too far out into suburbia you will find a great deal of ignorance and racism. The down side is... Read More


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