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Elizabeth is a borough in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.

The community was named for Elizabeth Mackay Bayard, daughter of Col. Aeneas Mackay, commandant of Fort Pitt
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Elizabeth. For links to other places called Elizabeth, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Elizabeth is 40.269N. The longitude is -79.89W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 771 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,559.


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$30,556
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elizabeth demographic reports
Elizabeth is on the Monongahela River
Once a boatbuilding center

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23% of Elizabeth residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elizabeth ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elizabeth was $17,618, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Elizabeth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Elizabeth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $734.


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Libraries in Elizabeth include Elizabeth Forward Branch ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Elizabeth workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Other PA communities named Elizabeth:
  �Allegheny County township
  �Lancaster County township

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