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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.


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Median household income
Local
$33,268
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Latrobe demographic reports
Latrobe is on Loyalhanna Creek, in the Allegheny foothills
Birthplace of professional football
Well-known residents have included:
· Arnold Palmer, golfer
· Fred Rogers, TV personality ("Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood")
Nearby parks & recreation: Keystone State Park
Colleges and universities: St. Vincent 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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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.

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18% of Latrobe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Latrobe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $319.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $735.


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Libraries in Latrobe include Adams Memorial Library, Unity Branch ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Latrobe workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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