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Wampum is a borough in Lawrence County, in the New Castle metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "string of shell beads"
The latitude of Wampum is 40.888N. The longitude is -80.338W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 654.
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25% of Wampum residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wampum ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wampum was $15,598, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Wampum residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wampum, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $335. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $679.
Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wampum political report.
The average commute time for Wampum workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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