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Bullskin is a township in Fayette County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.

Legend has it that an early settler killed a huge bull whose skin was so big that it could have fully covered the area.

The latitude of Bullskin is 40.083N. The longitude is -79.533W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,782.


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Median household income
Local
$32,059
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bullskin demographic reports
The township was created in 1784. At its inception it fully encompassed the present-day townships of Saltlick, Connellsville, and Sprinfield.

Railway service came to the area in 1871.

Local festivals include:
  • Bullskin Township Community Fair - Aug. 12-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bullskin web sites and events links in the sections below.

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33% of Bullskin residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bullskin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bullskin was $16,719, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Bullskin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bullskin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $780.


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Fayette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bullskin political report.

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The average commute time for Bullskin workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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