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Vandergrift is a borough in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named for J.J. Vandergrift, a stockholder of the Apollo Iron and Steel Company, which laid out the town.
The latitude of Vandergrift is 40.602N. The longitude is -79.565W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,267.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Vandergrift 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 15690 ZIP code.
23% of Vandergrift residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vandergrift ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vandergrift was $16,285, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Vandergrift residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Vandergrift, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $640.
Libraries in Vandergrift include Vandergrift Public Library Assoc ... View libraries
Westmoreland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vandergrift political report.
The average commute time for Vandergrift workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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