Bolivar, Pennsylvania

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Bolivar, Pennsylvania

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Bolivar strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 15% Bolivar Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Bolivar, Pennsylvania

Comparing Bolivar to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 8 7
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 4
Median Family Income 3 2
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Bolivar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 44 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15923
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.396
Longitude -79.151

Bolivar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DERRY 4 SW
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 75 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Station INDIANA 3 SE
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
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Bolivar Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 501 100%
Male 241 48.1%
Female 260 51.9%
Under 18 91 18.2%
18+ 410 81.8%
65+ 101 20.2%
Median Age 45.2
Average Family Size 2.85
White 480 95.8%
African-American 2 0.4%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 16 3.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Bolivar Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 480
Growth -21
Growth % -4.2%

Bolivar Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 35.9%
Italian 15.2%
Irish 11.7%
US/American 7.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Dutch 3.9%
Czech 3.6%
English 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
Croatian 2.6%
Scottish 1.9%
Russian 1.6%
Polish 1.3%
Austrian 1%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bolivar 501 $35,682
Armagh 131 $34,167
Blairsville 3,607 $38,585
Derry 2,991 $37,585
Homer City 1,844 $39,375
New Florence 784 $28,750
Seward 484 $38,500
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