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West Homestead is a borough in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.

The latitude of West Homestead is 40.393N. The longitude is -79.912W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,040 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,122.


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Median household income
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$33,309
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our West Homestead demographic reports
West Homestead is on the Monongahela River
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks

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14% of West Homestead residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Homestead ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Homestead was $17,327, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of West Homestead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in West Homestead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $841.


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Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Homestead political report.

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The average commute time for West Homestead workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in West Homestead include Courtyard Pittsburgh Waterfront.

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