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Gallitzin is a borough in Cambria County, in the Johnstown metro area.
The community was named after Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin, missionary and colonizer in western Pennsylvania
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Gallitzin. For links to other places called Gallitzin, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Gallitzin is 40.482N. The longitude is -78.551W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,182 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,697.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gallitzin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cambria County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Johnstown area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16641 ZIP code.
24% of Gallitzin residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gallitzin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gallitzin was $14,216, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Gallitzin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gallitzin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $276. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.
Libraries in Gallitzin include Gallitzin Public Library ... View libraries
Cambria County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gallitzin political report.
The average commute time for Gallitzin workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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