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Point Marion is a borough in Fayette County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.

The community was named after Gen. Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox" of the Revolution

The latitude of Point Marion is 39.738N. The longitude is -79.898W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 833 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,289.


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Median household income
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$26,413
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Point Marion demographic reports
Point Marion is at the confluence of the Cheat and Monongahela rivers, near the West Virginia border
Well-known residents have included:
· Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin, financier, congressman and secretary of the treasury
Historic sites and museums: Friendship Hill National Historic Site

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23% of Point Marion residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Point Marion ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Point Marion was $13,300, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Point Marion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Point Marion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $684.


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Fayette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Point Marion political report.

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

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