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Waterford is a borough in Erie County, in the Erie metro area.

The community was named after the city in Ireland..
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Waterford. For links to other places called Waterford, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Waterford is 41.942N. The longitude is -79.984W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,204 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,457.


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Median household income
Local
$37,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Waterford demographic reports
Waterford is on Leboeuf Creek.
Local landmarks include the burial site of Col. William O. Colt's horse. "Old Frank" was repatriated from the South after the Civil War and brought to Waterford. He died in 1887 and was buried with full military honors
Local festivals include:
  • Waterford Community Fair - Sept. 3-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Waterford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Fort Le Boeuf Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Waterford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Erie County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Erie area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16441 ZIP code.

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25% of Waterford residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waterford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waterford was $17,135, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Waterford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Waterford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $803.


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Libraries in Waterford include Waterford Public Library ... View libraries

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Erie County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waterford political report.

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The average commute time for Waterford workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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