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Blair County, PA
The county was named for John Blair, prominent resident

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Blair County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Altoona metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 127,468. This was a decrease of  -1.30% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$32,861
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Blair County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Blair County was $24,815. This was an increase of 19.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 80% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Hollidaysburg

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Ancestry & family history

37% of Blair County residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blair County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Blair County include Agudath Achim Cemetery, Alto Rest Cemetery, Antis Cemetery, Baughman Cemetery, Bellwood Cemetery, Bennington Cemetery, Biddle Cemetery, Blacks Cemetery, Bosler Cemetery, Brumbaugh Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Blair County include Allegheny, Altoona, Antis, Bellwood, Blair, Canoe Creek, Catharine, Claysburg, Duncansville, Frankstown ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Blair County include Penn State Altoona ... View colleges

School districts in Blair County include Altoona Area SD, Bellwood-Antis SD, Claysburg-Kimmel SD, Hollidaysburg Area SD, Spring Countyve SD, Tyrone Area SD, Williamsburg Community SD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Blair County include Altoona Area Public Library, Bellwood Antis Public Library, Claysburg Area Public Library Inc, Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, Martinsburg Community Library, Tyrone-Snyder Public Library, Williamsburg Public Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Blair County include Altoona Mirror ... View newspapers

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Politics

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

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Travel

Hotels in Blair County include Comfort Inn, Courtyard Altoona, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn Express, Motel 6, Ramada, Super 8

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