Meyersdale is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,019 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Meyersdale is the 571st largest community in Pennsylvania. Meyersdale has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
When you are in Meyersdale, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.17% of Meyersdale’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Meyersdale is a borough of professionals, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Meyersdale who work in healthcare (11.56%), office and administrative support (11.01%), and food service (6.65%).
Overall, Meyersdale’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The rate of college-level education in Meyersdale is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.87% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Meyersdale in 2018 was $26,434, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,736 for a family of four. However, Meyersdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Meyersdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Meyersdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Meyersdale include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Meyersdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Slavic languages.