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Derry is a borough in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named for the town in Northern Ireland.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Derry. For links to other places called Derry, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Derry is 40.333N. The longitude is -79.3W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,178 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,905.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Derry 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 15627 ZIP code.
29% of Derry residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Derry ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Derry was $15,671, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Derry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Derry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $775.
Libraries in Derry include Caldwell Memorial Library ... View libraries
Westmoreland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Derry political report.
The average commute time for Derry workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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