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Bolivar is a borough in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named after Sim?n Bol?var, South American soldier and statesman
The latitude of Bolivar is 40.396N. The longitude is -79.151W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,033 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 489.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bolivar demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westmoreland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15923 ZIP code.
35% of Bolivar residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bolivar ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bolivar was $13,551, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Bolivar residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bolivar, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $705.
Westmoreland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bolivar political report.
The average commute time for Bolivar workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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