South Fork, PA Population

Population: 1,138. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,070 (-6.0% change)
Males: 563 (49.5%), Females: 575 (50.5%)

Cambria County

Zip code: 15956

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $30,144
Median house value: $35,200

Races in South Fork:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (29.9%), Irish (14.9%), English (12.7%), Polish (9.3%), Italian (7.6%), United States (4.8%).

Elevation: 1496 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in South Fork

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Fork borough

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-5.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near South Fork:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Fork:

  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 6 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 34 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Abbreviation: AOO)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 43 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to South Fork:

  • EBENSBURG (about 7 miles; EBENSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: 9G8)
  • INDIAN LAKE (about 22 miles; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Abbreviation: 5G2)
  • BLUE KNOB VALLEY (about 24 miles; NEWRY, PA; Abbreviation: 7G4)
Amtrak station near South Fork:

  • 10 miles: JOHNSTOWN (47 WALNUT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Fork:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 8 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 30 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 31 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 71 miles; CLARION, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,690)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 71 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 38,248)

Libraries

Library in South Fork:

  • SOUTH FORK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $31,734; Location: 320 MAIN ST; 9,126 books; 5 audio materials; 12 serial subscriptions)

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