Blair, Pennsylvania 

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Population

4,518

+1.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$41,130

Median Home Price

$181,400

Best Places to Live in Blair, Pennsylvania

Small city - South-central Pennsylvania along the main Allegheny Mountain ridge. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Blair, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby mountains
-Historic interest
Cons
-Isolation
-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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Blair
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1320 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Blair is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Blair jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Blair's cost of living is 11.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Blair's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Blair, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Blair county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Blair's population is 4,518 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Blair is $181,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Blair 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 Blair. More Education


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