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Great Falls is a town in Chester County, in the Chester metro area.

The community was named for its location on the Catawba River falls.

The latitude of Great Falls is 34.575N. The longitude is -80.902W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 489 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,122.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$24,758
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Great Falls demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 22. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 10.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Flopeye Fish Festival - May 25-26, 2007
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Great Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chester 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 29055 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Great Falls residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Great Falls ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Great Falls was $13,266, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

7% of Great Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Great Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $533.


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Libraries in Great Falls include Great Falls Branch Library ... View libraries

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Chester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Great Falls political report.

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The average commute time for Great Falls workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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