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Taylor is a township in Blair County, in the Altoona metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Taylor. For links to other places called Taylor, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Taylor is 40.315N. The longitude is -78.375W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,385 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,239.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Taylor demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Blair County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16662 ZIP code.
44% of Taylor residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taylor ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taylor was $18,260, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Taylor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Taylor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $272. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $732.
Blair County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Taylor political report.
The average commute time for Taylor workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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