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West Covina is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community name means "vineyard in a cove"
The latitude of West Covina is 34.068N. The longitude is -117.938W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 384 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 108,251.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Covina demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Los Angeles 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 91791 ZIP code.
5% of West Covina residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Covina ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Covina was $19,342, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of West Covina residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Covina, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $771. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,470.
Libraries in West Covina include West Covina Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in West Covina include San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Covina political report.
The average commute time for West Covina workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in West Covina between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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