Windber, PA Population

Population: 4,395. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,119 (-6.3% change)
Males: 2,025 (46.1%), Females: 2,370 (53.9%)

Somerset County

Zip code: 15963

Median resident age: 42.8 years
Median household income: $23,261
Median house value: $56,900

Races in Windber:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (23.7%), Italian (22.4%), Slovak (11.9%), Polish (11.4%), Irish (10.5%), English (8.6%).

Elevation: 1853 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Windber

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Windber borough

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -398 (-8.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Windber:

  • WINDBER HOSPITAL (600 SOMERSET AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Windber:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Windber:

  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 5 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 36 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Abbreviation: AOO)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 40 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Windber:

Amtrak station near Windber:

  • 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 Windber:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 5 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 35 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 36 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 75 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 77 miles; CLARION, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,690)

Schools

Public high school in Windber:

  • WINDBER AREA HS (Students: 477; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Windber:

  • WINDBER EL SCH (Students: 637; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WINDBER AREA MS (Students: 355; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Windber:

  • WINDBER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $111,277; Location: 1909 GRAHAM AVE; 31,100 books; 508 audio materials; 276 video materials; 96 serial subscriptions)

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