Jerome, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,068
Males: 494 (46.3%), Females: 574 (53.7%)

Somerset County

Zip code: 15937

Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $26,667 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,400 (year 2000)

Races in Jerome:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.8%)

Ancestries: German (26.7%), Italian (20.2%), English (11.5%), Irish (9.5%), Polish (9.3%), Czech (2.7%).

Elevation: 1796 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jerome

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jerome CDP

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

1.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jerome:

  • CONEMAUGH VALLEY MEM HOSP (about 8 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF JOHNSTOWN (about 8 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • LEE HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jerome:

  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 13 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; ID: JST)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 29 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 47 miles; ALTOONA, PA; ID: AOO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jerome:

  • SOMERSET COUNTY (about 13 miles; SOMERSET, PA; ID: 2G9)
  • INDIAN LAKE (about 16 miles; CENTRAL CITY, PA; ID: 5G2)
  • EBENSBURG (about 23 miles; EBENSBURG, PA; ID: 9G8)
Amtrak station near Jerome:

  • 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 Jerome:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 10 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 32 miles; INDIANA, PA; FT enrollment: 12,307)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 46 miles; ALTOONA, PA; FT enrollment: 3,516)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 64 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,183)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 7,903)
Public primary/middle school in Jerome:

  • CONEMAUGH TWP AREA PRIMARY SCH (Students: 231; Grades: KG – 02)