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

The community was named after David Watts, father-in-law of settler William Miles

The latitude of Wattsburg is 41.998N. The longitude is -79.805W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,283 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 366.


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Median household income
Local
$32,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wattsburg demographic reports
Wattsburg is at the forks of French Creek
Once known for its butter
Local festivals include:
  • Erie County Fair - Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2007
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Ancestry & family history

23% of Wattsburg residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wattsburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wattsburg was $14,830, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Wattsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wattsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $588.


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

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

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