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Ellwood City is a borough in Lawrence County, in the New Castle metro area. (The community straddles Lawrence and Beaver counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for Col. I.L. Ellwood, a pioneer in the manufacture of wire fencing

The latitude of Ellwood City is 40.861N. The longitude is -80.286W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 886 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,386.


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Median household income
Local
$28,926
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ellwood City demographic reports
Ellwood City is on Connoquenessing Creek
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 21. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Hack Wilson, baseball player
Local festivals include:
  • Arts, Crafts & Foods Festival - June 29-July 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ellwood City web sites and events links in the sections below.
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Ellwood City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16117 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Ellwood City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ellwood City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ellwood City was $15,784, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Ellwood City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ellwood City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $781.


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Newspapers in Ellwood City include Ellwood City Ledger

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Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ellwood City political report.

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The average commute time for Ellwood City workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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