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Lewisburg is a borough in Union County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Ludwig (Lewis) Doerr, settler

The latitude of Lewisburg is 40.964N. The longitude is -76.884W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 472 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,499.


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Median household income
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$30,137
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lewisburg demographic reports
Lewisburg is on the Susquehanna River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: R. B. Winter State Park, Sand Spring State Park
Historic sites and museums: Slifer House Museum
Colleges and universities: Bucknell University
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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25% of Lewisburg residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lewisburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lewisburg was $14,146, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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37% of Lewisburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lewisburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $911.


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

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The average commute time for Lewisburg workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Lewisburg include Country Inn & Suites Lewisburg, Econo Lodge Lewisburg.

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