Loretto, PA Population

Population: 1,190. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,166 (-2.0% change)
Males: 493 (41.4%), Females: 697 (58.6%)

Cambria County

Zip code: 15940

Median resident age: 20.9 years
Median household income: $30,357
Median house value: $66,500

Races in Loretto:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.4%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)

Ancestries: German (24.9%), Irish (17.5%), Polish (9.7%), Italian (9.4%), English (2.4%), Scottish (2.3%).

Elevation: 1944 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Loretto

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 55.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loretto borough

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 1.1%

2.7% Foreign born (1.9% North America, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+4.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Loretto:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Loretto:

  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 20 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 27 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Abbreviation: AOO)
  • DU BOIS-JEFFERSON COUNTY (about 49 miles; DU BOIS, PA; Abbreviation: DUJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Loretto:

  • EBENSBURG (about 10 miles; EBENSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: 9G8)
  • BLUE KNOB VALLEY (about 16 miles; NEWRY, PA; Abbreviation: 7G4)
  • COVE VALLEY (about 29 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: 6G6)
Amtrak station near Loretto:

  • 17 miles: ALTOONA (1231 11TH AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Loretto:

  • SAINT FRANCIS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,650; Location: PO BOX 600; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loretto:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 17 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 22 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 36 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 58 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 38,248)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 70 miles; CLARION, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,690)
Private primary/middle school in Loretto:

  • ST MICHAEL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 96; Location: ST ELIZABETH ST P O BOX 67; Grades: KG – 8)

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