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Beaver is a borough in Beaver County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Beaver. For links to other places called Beaver, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Beaver is 40.695N. The longitude is -80.305W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 791 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,603.


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Median household income
Local
$42,113
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Beaver demographic reports
Beaver is on the Ohio River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2000 movie, "Wonder Boys"
Nearby parks & recreation: Brady's Run County Park
Historic sites and museums: Beaver Area Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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26% of Beaver residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beaver ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beaver was $24,003, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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36% of Beaver residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Beaver, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.


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Libraries in Beaver include Beaver Area Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Beaver include Beaver County Times

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Beaver County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beaver political report.

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The average commute time for Beaver workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other PA communities named Beaver:
  �Clarion County township
  �Columbia County township
  �Crawford County township
  �Jefferson County township
  �Snyder County township

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