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Murrysville is a borough in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.

The latitude of Murrysville is 40.445N. The longitude is -79.656W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,237 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,192.


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Median household income
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$64,071
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Murrysville demographic reports
Gas wells were bored here as early as 1878
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.3 per 1,000 people.
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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Ancestry & family history

23% of Murrysville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Murrysville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Murrysville was $32,017, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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46% of Murrysville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Murrysville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $501.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,397.


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Libraries in Murrysville include Murrysville Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Murrysville include Murrysville Star

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

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The average commute time for Murrysville workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Murrysville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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