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Ellwood City is a borough in Lawrence County, in the New Castle metro area. (The community straddles Lawrence and Beaver counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Col. I.L. Ellwood, a pioneer in the manufacture of wire fencing
The latitude of Ellwood City is 40.861N. The longitude is -80.286W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 886 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,386.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ellwood City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence 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 16117 ZIP code.
23% of Ellwood City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ellwood City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ellwood City was $15,784, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Ellwood City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Ellwood City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $781.
Newspapers in Ellwood City include Ellwood City Ledger
Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ellwood City political report.
The average commute time for Ellwood City workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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