Friedens is a census-designated place (CDP) that is part of Somerset Township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,523 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Friedens is located west of Indian Lake and Shanksville and east of Somerset and has access to US 219.
Friedens is within driving distance of the following attractions:
Friedens is located at 40°3′4″N 78°59′44″W (40.051182, -78.995474). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), all of it land.
Like most of the Somerset County area, Friedens contains and is surrounded mostly by farmland, including many family-operated farms.
Within or near the town of Friedens, there are a number of locally owned food places and car services, including:
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,673 people, 636 households, and 485 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 533.1 people per square mile (205.7/km2). There were 682 housing units at an average density of 217.3/sq mi (83.9/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.34% White, 0.06% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races.