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Cresson is a borough in Cambria County, in the Johnstown metro area.

The community was named for Elliott Cresson, Philadelphia merchant and philanthropist
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Cresson. For links to other places called Cresson, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Cresson is 40.459N. The longitude is -78.591W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,018 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,567.


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Median household income
Local
$26,293
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cresson demographic reports
Once a popular health resort; President Harrison vacationed here
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 5 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
Colleges and universities: Mount Aloysius College
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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29% of Cresson residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cresson ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cresson was $15,562, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Cresson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cresson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $686.


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Libraries in Cresson include Cresson Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Cresson workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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