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3 Cities and towns
Geography\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,796 km² (693 mi²). 1,782 km² (688 mi²) of it is land and 14 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.78% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2 of 2000, there are 152,598 people, 60,531 households, and 40,616 families residing in the county. The population density is 86/km² (222/mi²). There are 65,796 housing units at an average density of 37/km² (96/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.80% White, 2.83% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 0.89% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 60,531 households out of which 27.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.80% are married couples living together, 10.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% are non-families. 29.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.96.
In the county, the population is spread out with 21.00% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 19.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.30 males.
Cities and towns\n*Adams Township\n*Allegheny Township\n*Ashville\n*Barr Township\n*Beaverdale-Lloydell\n*Belmont\n*Blacklick Township\n*Brownstown\n*Cambria Township\n*Carrolltown\n*Cassandra\n*Chest Springs\n*Chest Township\n*Clearfield Township\n*Colver\n*Conemaugh Township\n*Cresson Township\n*Cresson\n*Croyle Township\n*Daisytown\n*Dale\n*Dean Township\n*East Carroll Township\n*East Conemaugh\n*East Taylor Township\n*Ebensburg\n*Ehrenfeld\n*Elder Township\n*Elim\n*Ferndale\n*Franklin\n*Gallitzin Township\n*Gallitzin\n*Geistown\n*Hastings\n*Jackson Township\n*Johnstown\n*Lilly\n*Lorain\n*Loretto\n*Lower Yoder Township\n*Middle Taylor Township\n*Munster Township\n*Nanty-Glo\n*Northern Cambria\n*Patton\n*Portage Township\n*Portage\n*Reade Township\n*Richland Township\n*Salix-Beauty Line Park\n*Sankertown\n*Scalp Level\n*South Fork\n*Southmont\n*Spring Hill\n*St. Michael-Sidman\n*Stonycreek Township\n*Summerhill Township\n*Summerhill\n*Susquehanna Township\n*Upper Yoder Township\n*Vinco\n*Vintondale\n*Washington Township\n*West Carroll Township\n*West Taylor Township\n*Westmont\n*White Township\n*Wilmore