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Duquesne is a city in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.

The community was named after Fort Duquesne, which was named after the Marquis Duquesne de Menneville, the governor-general of Canada

The latitude of Duquesne is 40.381N. The longitude is -79.86W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 909 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,116.


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Median household income
Local
$19,766
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Duquesne demographic reports
Duquesne is on the Monongahela River
Former and merged names include:
· Germantown
Steel-making city
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 123. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 17 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Earl Hines, musician

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10% of Duquesne residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Duquesne ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Duquesne was $12,067, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Duquesne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Duquesne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $276.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $614.


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Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Duquesne political report.

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The average commute time for Duquesne workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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