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Canal is a township in Venango County, in the Oil City metro area.
The latitude of Canal is 41.483N. The longitude is -79.95W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,401 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,008.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Canal demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Venango 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 16311 ZIP code.
31% of Canal residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Canal ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Canal was $16,612, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Canal residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Canal, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $678.
Venango County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Canal political report.
The average commute time for Canal workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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