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Eldred is a township in Monroe County, in the East Stroudsburg metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Eldred. For links to other places called Eldred, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Eldred is 40.874N. The longitude is -75.5W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 919 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,665.
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29% of Eldred residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eldred ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eldred was $18,079, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Eldred residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Eldred, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $440. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,063.
Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eldred political report.
The average commute time for Eldred workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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