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-Cost of living
-Nearby mountains
-Historic interest


-Weak economy
-Low ethnic diversity

What Bert Has To Say About Altoona Metro Area

Altoona is a historic railroad town and transportation gateway. Its roots are as a company town for the Pennsylvania Railroad, still a major artery today. But after the railroad ceased to be an independent entity, the town’s shops and facilities, which once employed 15,000, went into permanent decline. Its role as a transportation gateway likewise declined when the Pennsylvania Turnpike bypassed the area by 50 miles. A modest amount of light industry has taken the railroad’s place and Interstate 99 now does connect the area with the major east-west Turnpike.


Small city - South-central Pennsylvania along the main Allegheny Mountain ridge See Local Real Estate
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City: Duncansville
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1320 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Duncansville

    The unemployment rate in Duncansville is 5.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Duncansville jobs have Increased by 0.99 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Duncansville's cost of living is 15.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Duncansville's Cost of Living
    Duncansville's population is 1,204 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.02 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Duncansville is $102,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 18.54%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Duncansville public schools spend $12,550 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Duncansville. Learn more...

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