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Terra Alta is a town in Preston County, in the Morgantown metro area.
The latitude of Terra Alta is 39.445N. The longitude is -79.546W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,582 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,474.
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27% of Terra Alta residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Terra Alta ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Terra Alta was $12,040, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Terra Alta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Terra Alta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $241. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $518.
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Preston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Terra Alta political report.
The average commute time for Terra Alta workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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