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Oswayo is a borough in Potter County.
The community name derives from Indian term for "place of flies"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Oswayo. For links to other places called Oswayo, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oswayo is 41.921N. The longitude is -78.018W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,699 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 155.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oswayo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Potter 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 16915 ZIP code.
36% of Oswayo residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oswayo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oswayo was $12,018, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Oswayo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oswayo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $620.
Potter County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oswayo political report.
The average commute time for Oswayo workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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