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Windber is a borough in Somerset County, in the Johnstown metro area.
The community was named after E.J. Berwind, coal company owner
The latitude of Windber is 40.239N. The longitude is -78.835W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,765 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,197.
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20% of Windber residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Windber ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Windber was $15,078, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Windber residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Windber include Windber Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Windber, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $260. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $684.
Libraries in Windber include Windber Public Library ... View libraries
Somerset County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Windber political report.
The average commute time for Windber workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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