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Scottdale is a borough in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named after Thomas A. Scott, president of the Pennsylvania Railroad, after a spur was extended to the town in 1873
The latitude of Scottdale is 40.100N. The longitude is -79.587W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,040 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,631.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Scottdale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westmoreland 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 15683 ZIP code.
30% of Scottdale residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scottdale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scottdale was $17,994, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Scottdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Scottdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $329. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $683.
Libraries in Scottdale include Scottdale Public Library ... View libraries
Westmoreland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scottdale political report.
The average commute time for Scottdale workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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