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Forward is a township in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Forward. For links to other places called Forward, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Forward is 40.233N. The longitude is -79.898W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,138 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,771.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Forward demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegheny 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 15020 ZIP code.
27% of Forward residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forward ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forward was $19,860, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Forward residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Forward, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $356. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $800.
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forward political report.
The average commute time for Forward workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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