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Petrolia is a borough in Butler County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The latitude of Petrolia is 41.016N. The longitude is -79.717W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,175 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 215.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Petrolia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Butler County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16050 ZIP code.
41% of Petrolia residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Petrolia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Petrolia was $17,358, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Petrolia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Petrolia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $281. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $575.
Butler County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Petrolia political report.
The average commute time for Petrolia workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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