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Clairton is a city in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named for Samuel Sinclair, landowner
The latitude of Clairton is 40.292N. The longitude is -79.881W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 906 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,204.
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11% of Clairton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clairton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clairton was $14,608, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Clairton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Clairton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $327. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $644.
Libraries in Clairton include Clairton Public Library, Jefferson Hills Public Library ... View libraries
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clairton political report.
The average commute time for Clairton workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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