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Homestead is a borough in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named for the Homestead Bank and Life Insurance Company, or for one of the farms purchased by the company
The latitude of Homestead is 40.405N. The longitude is -79.912W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 787 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,626.
Site of violent strike in 1892
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11% of Homestead residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Homestead ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Homestead was $12,690, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Homestead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Homestead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $677.
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Homestead political report.
The average commute time for Homestead workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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