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Oil City is a city in Venango County.
The community was named for the local petroleum industry
The latitude of Oil City is 41.433N. The longitude is -79.706W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,132.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oil City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Venango County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16301 ZIP code.
30% of Oil City residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oil City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oil City was $14,696, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Oil City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oil City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $659.
Libraries in Oil City include Oil City Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Oil City include Derrick
Venango County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oil City political report.
The average commute time for Oil City workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Oil City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Oil City include Arlington Hotel-Oil City.
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