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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.


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Median household income
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$29,785
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Derry demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Derry Station

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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.

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13% of Derry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Derry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $775.


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Libraries in Derry include Caldwell Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other PA communities named Derry:
  �Dauphin County township
  �Mifflin County township
  �Montour County township
  �Westmoreland County township

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