Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania - Greensburg Campus: Finding Statistics
This guide will assist students in various courses who need information regarding the history, demographics, and local resources of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania or if you are enrolled in History 1005, Special Topics.
Hosted by the University of Virginia, you can search for historical population data for Westmoreland County (1790-1960). Choose "general population," and select Pennsylvania. At the bottom of the page "retrieve county level data." The first census taken in 1790 reveals there were 16,019 residents in Westmoreland County.
Search under "Westmoreland County Pennsylvania" for a variety of statistics related to the county. Please note that the county is part of the Pittsburgh Statistical Metropolitan Area when viewing certain statistical tables from the U.S. Bureau of the Census.