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Beaver Falls is a city in Beaver County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.

The latitude of Beaver Falls is 40.751N. The longitude is -80.319W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,632.


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Median household income
Local
$26,344
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Beaver Falls demographic reports
Beaver Falls is on the Beaver River
Former and merged names include:
· Brighton
Grew as a steelmaking center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 96. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 9.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Joe Namath, football player
Historic sites and museums: Beaver Falls Historical Society Museum
Colleges and universities: Geneva College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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22% of Beaver Falls residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beaver Falls ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beaver Falls was $13,808, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Beaver Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Beaver Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $699.


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Libraries in Beaver Falls include Carnegie Free Library, Chippewa Library Information Center ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Beaver Falls workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Beaver Falls include Holiday Inn.

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