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Brookville is a borough in Jefferson County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Brookville is 41.161N. The longitude is -79.083W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,273 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,151.


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Median household income
Local
$30,843
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brookville demographic reports
Brookville is on Red Bank Creek
19th-century lumber town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Jefferson County Fair - July 15-21, 2007
  • Western Pennsylvania Laurel Festival - June 17-22, 2008
Dates often change. Check Brookville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Clear Creek State Park
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Brookville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15825 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Brookville residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookville was $18,437, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Brookville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
Brookville festival dates:

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History

Historic districts in Brookville include Brookville Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Brookville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $292.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $773.


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Libraries in Brookville include Rebecca M Arthurs Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Brookville include Jeffersonian Democrat

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Politics

Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brookville political report.

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The average commute time for Brookville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Brookville include Holiday Inn Express, Howard Johnson Inn Brookville, Super 8.

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