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Huntingdon is a borough in Huntingdon County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after the Countess of Huntingdon, benefactor of the University of Pennsylvania

The latitude of Huntingdon is 40.484N. The longitude is -78.01W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,864.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$31,261
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Huntingdon demographic reports
Huntingdon is on the Juniata River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.8 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1992 movie, "Hoffa"
Local festivals include:
  • Huntingdon County Fair - Aug. 5-11, 2007
  • Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering - Aug. 24-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Huntingdon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Trough Creek State Park, Raystown Lake
Huntingdon attractions: Lincoln Caverns
Historic sites and museums: Swigart Antique Auto Museum, Hunt Control Tower Transportation Museum, Juniata College Museum of Art
Colleges and universities: Juniata 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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Huntingdon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Huntingdon 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 16652 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Huntingdon residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Huntingdon ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Huntingdon was $15,744, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

23% of Huntingdon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Huntingdon include Huntingdon Borough Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Huntingdon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $749.


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Libraries in Huntingdon include Huntingdon County Library ... View libraries

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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WKVR-FM.

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Huntingdon workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Huntingdon include Comfort Inn Huntingdon, Days Inn Huntingdon.

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