Hermitage, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 16,157. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,571 (+2.6% change)
Males: 7,560 (46.8%), Females: 8,597 (53.2%)

Mercer County

Zip code: 16148

Median resident age: 44.1 years
Median household income: $39,454 (year 2000)
Median house value: $97,500 (year 2000)

Races in Hermitage:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.6%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (23.1%), Italian (18.8%), Irish (15.0%), English (11.2%), Slovak (9.1%), Polish (6.9%).

Elevation: 1090 feet

Land area: 29.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hermitage

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hermitage city

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

3.9% Foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.6% Asia, 0.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +834 (+5.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hermitage:

  • SHARON REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 3 miles; SHARON, PA)
  • UPMC HORIZON (about 14 miles; GREENVILLE, PA)
  • BELMONT PINES HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hermitage:

  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 15 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; ID: YNG)
  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 44 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; ID: FKL)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hermitage:

  • KIRILA (about 7 miles; BROOKFIELD, OH; ID: 4D5)
  • LANSDOWNE (about 14 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; ID: 04G)
  • GREENVILLE MUNI (about 15 miles; GREENVILLE, PA; ID: 4G1)
Amtrak station near Hermitage:

  • 17 miles: YOUNGSTOWN (530 MAHONING AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Hermitage:

  • PENN STATE COSMETOLOGY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 26; Location: 2200 E STATE ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pscacademy.com)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hermitage:

  • YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Full-time enrollment: 9,726)
  • GROVE CITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 31 miles; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 34 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • MOUNT UNION COLLEGE (about 51 miles; ALLIANCE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,188)
  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 52 miles; KENT, OH; FT enrollment: 18,677)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 54 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)

Schools

Public high school in Hermitage:

  • HICKORY HS (Students: 799; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Hermitage:

  • SHARON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 93; Location: 1531 GEORGE STREET EXTENSION; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hermitage:

  • ARTMAN EL SCH (Students: 438; Grades: KG – 02)
  • HERMITAGE MS (Students: 416; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • HERMITAGE EL SCH (Students: 348; Grades: 03 – 04)
  • DELAHUNTY MS (Students: 296; Grades: 05 – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Hermitage:

  • NOTRE DAME SCHOOL (Students: 331; Location: 2335 HIGHLAND ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)