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Allegheny County, PA
The county was named for the Allegheny River

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Allegheny County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Pittsburgh metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 1,250,867. This was a decrease of  -2.40% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$38,329
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Allegheny County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Allegheny County was $36,500. This was an increase of 24.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 118% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Pittsburgh
Census 2000 highlights: Ranked No. 3 among the nation's counties in population decline during the 1990s, with a loss of 54,783 people

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21% of Allegheny County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Allegheny County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Allegheny County include Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, Allegheny Cemetery, Allegheny County Memorial Park, Bellevue Cemetery, Beth Hamedrash Hagodal Cemetery, Beth Jacob Cemetery, Beth Shalom Cemetery, Bethany Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Birmingham Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Allegheny County include Aleppo, Allison Park, Aspinwall, Avalon, Bairdford, Bakerstown, Baldwin, Baldwin, Barking, Bell Acres ... View communities

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Colleges in Allegheny County include Carlow College, Carnegie Mellon University, Chatham College, Community College of Allegheny County, Duquesne University, La Roche College, Penn State McKeesport, Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary ... View colleges

School districts in Allegheny County include Allegheny Valley SD, Avonworth SD, Baldwin-Whitehall SD, Bethel Park SD, Brentwood Borough SD, Carlynton SD, Chartiers Valley SD, Clairton City SD, Cornell SD, Deer Lakes SD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Allegheny County include Allegheny Regional Branch Library, Andrew Bayne Memorial Library, Andrew Carnegie Free Library, Avalon Public Library, Baldwin Borough Public Library, Barrett Friendly Library, Beechview Branch Library, Bethel Park Public Library, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, Braddock Carnegie Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Allegheny County include Bridgeville Area News, Carnegie-Crafton Signal Item, Coraopolis-Moon Record, Daily News, Fox Chapel-Aspinwall Herald, McKnight Journal, Monroeville-Pitcairn Times Express, Oakmont-Verona Advance Leader, Penn Hills Progress, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ... View newspapers

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Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Allegheny County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Allegheny County include Pittsburgh International

Hotels in Allegheny County include Amerisuites Pittsburgh Airport, Best Inns Wexford, Best Western, Best Western University Center, Bridgestreet Highlands Montour, Candlewood Suites, Comfort Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn Bridgeville, Comfort Inn Conference Center, Comfort Inn Pittsburgh ... More hotels

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