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Newry is a borough in Blair County, in the Altoona metro area.
The community was named after a town in Ireland.
The latitude of Newry is 40.393N. The longitude is -78.435W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,050 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 239.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newry demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Blair County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Altoona area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16665 ZIP code.
39% of Newry residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newry ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newry was $14,949, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Newry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $800.
Blair County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newry political report.
The average commute time for Newry workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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