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Elder is a township in Cambria County, in the Johnstown metro area.
The latitude of Elder is 40.681N. The longitude is -78.684W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,936 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 990.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elder demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cambria 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 16646 ZIP code.
34% of Elder residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elder ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elder was $13,862, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Elder residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elder, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $600.
Cambria County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elder political report.
The average commute time for Elder workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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