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Latrobe is a city in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named after Benjamin Henry Latrobe Jr., a civil engineer whose father was a celebrated architect
The latitude of Latrobe is 40.321N. The longitude is -79.379W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 997 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,747.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Latrobe 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 15650 ZIP code.
26% of Latrobe residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Latrobe ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Latrobe was $18,208, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Latrobe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Latrobe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $319. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $735.
Libraries in Latrobe include Adams Memorial Library, Unity Branch ... View libraries
Westmoreland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Latrobe political report.
The average commute time for Latrobe workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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