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Donegal is a borough in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named after the county in Ireland..
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Donegal. For links to other places called Donegal, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Donegal is 40.112N. The longitude is -79.382W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,814 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 161.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Donegal demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westmoreland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15628 ZIP code.
40% of Donegal residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Donegal ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Donegal was $12,656, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Donegal residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Donegal, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $305. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.
Westmoreland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Donegal political report.
The average commute time for Donegal workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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