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Monongahela is a city in Washington County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named for the river, which was named for an Indian term for "river with the sliding banks"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Monongahela. For links to other places called Monongahela, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Monongahela is 40.203N. The longitude is -79.926W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 758 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,613.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monongahela demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington 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 15063 ZIP code.
17% of Monongahela residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monongahela ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monongahela was $16,903, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Monongahela residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Monongahela, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $291. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $704.
Libraries in Monongahela include Monongahela Area Library ... View libraries
Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monongahela political report.
The average commute time for Monongahela workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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