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Titusville is a city in Crawford County, in the Meadville metro area.

The community was named for Jonathan Titus, surveyor for the Holland Land Company.

The latitude of Titusville is 41.626N. The longitude is -79.673W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,198 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,890.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$25,945
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Titusville demographic reports
Titusville is on Oil Creek.
Site of the world's first successful oil well, drilled by Col. Edwin L. Drake in 1859

The well brought a boom, with construction of local railroads, pipelines and refineries. The first oil millionaire was Titusville resident Jonathan Watson, owner of the land where Drake's well was drilled

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Helen Jepson, opera singer, actress
· Ida Tarbell, journalist
Local festivals include:
Dates often change. Check Titusville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Oil Creek State Park
Historic sites and museums: Drake Well Museum
Colleges and universities: University of Pittsburgh-Titusville
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.)
Quotes:
The romance of its early days has departed from Titusville, leaving a typical western Pennsylvania industrial city linked to the past chiefly by the high level of stock ownership among its residents.
-- WPA Guide to Pennsylvania, 1940

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Titusville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Crawford 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 16354 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Titusville residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Titusville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Titusville was $16,915, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Titusville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Titusville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $286.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $713.


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Libraries in Titusville include Benson Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Titusville include Titusville Herald

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Crawford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Titusville political report.

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The average commute time for Titusville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Titusville include Comfort Inn Titusville.

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Titusville, PA

Pros: A very nice to visit with alot of history within the town itself...

Cons: The only Minus we have encurred is the Staff of Titusville Motors, between Hydetown & Titusville...

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“ The romance of its early days has departed from Titusville, leaving a typical western Pennsylvania industrial city linked to the past chiefly by the high level of stock ownership among its residents. ”
~ WPA Guide to Pennsylvania, 1940

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