Roaring Spring, PA Population

Population: 2,418. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,309 (-4.5% change)
Males: 1,158 (47.9%), Females: 1,260 (52.1%)

Blair County

Zip code: 16673

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $35,329
Median house value: $71,400

Races in Roaring Spring:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)

Ancestries: German (41.4%), Irish (13.4%), United States (7.8%), English (6.0%), Italian (2.9%), Dutch (2.8%).

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Roaring Spring

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roaring Spring borough

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -212 (-8.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Roaring Spring:

  • NASON HOSPITAL (105 NASON DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Roaring Spring:

  • BON SECOURS MERCY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; ALTOONA, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSP ALTOON (about 12 miles; ALTOONA, PA)
  • ALTOONA HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; ALTOONA, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Roaring Spring:

  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 7 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Abbreviation: AOO)
  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 31 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 52 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Abbreviation: UNV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Roaring Spring:

  • BLUE KNOB VALLEY (about 5 miles; NEWRY, PA; Abbreviation: 7G4)
  • COVE VALLEY (about 14 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: 6G6)
  • BEDFORD COUNTY (about 19 miles; BEDFORD, PA; Abbreviation: HMZ)
Amtrak station near Roaring Spring:

  • 13 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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roaring Spring:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 14 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 33 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 50 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 38,248)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 55 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 65 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 74 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,576)
Public primary/middle schools in Roaring Spring:

  • SPRING COVE MS (Students: 479; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROARING SPRING EL SCH (Students: 276; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Roaring Spring:

  • ROARING SPRING COMM LIBRARY (Operating income: $80,740; Location: 320 EAST MAIN ST; 26,572 books; 537 audio materials; 672 video materials; 88 serial subscriptions)

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