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Shippingport is a borough in Beaver County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
So named because it was a chipping point for coal
The latitude of Shippingport is 40.631N. The longitude is -80.414W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 781 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 234.
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26% of Shippingport residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shippingport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shippingport was $13,759, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Shippingport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shippingport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $330. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.
Beaver County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shippingport political report.
The average commute time for Shippingport workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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