Northern Cambria is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,658 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Northern Cambria is the 384th largest community in Pennsylvania. Northern Cambria has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Northern Cambria is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Northern Cambria is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Northern Cambria who work in sales jobs (11.74%), office and administrative support (11.00%), and healthcare (8.54%).
As is often the case in a small borough, Northern Cambria doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Northern Cambria who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.78% of the adults in Northern Cambria have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Northern Cambria in 2010 was $21,684, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,736 for a family of four. However, Northern Cambria contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Northern Cambria home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Northern Cambria residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Northern Cambria include German, Irish, Polish, and Slovak.
The most common language spoken in Northern Cambria is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Spanish.