Meyersdale is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,082 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.
Meyersdale is a blue-collar town, with 39.70% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Meyersdale is a borough of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Meyersdale who work in office and administrative support (10.81%), healthcare (8.53%), and food service (6.94%).
Meyersdale’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small borough, Meyersdale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Meyersdale, just 11.98% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Meyersdale in 2010 was $21,274, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,096 for a family of four.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Meyersdale include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Meyersdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and Japanese.