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Vanport is a township in Beaver County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named for Martin Van Buren, during his presidential campaign
The latitude of Vanport is 40.684N. The longitude is -80.329W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 781 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,451.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Vanport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Beaver 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 15009 ZIP code.
28% of Vanport residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vanport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vanport was $19,088, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Vanport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Vanport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $202. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $904.
Beaver County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vanport political report.
The average commute time for Vanport workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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