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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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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.
16% of West Homestead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Homestead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $841.
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Homestead political report.
The average commute time for West Homestead workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in West Homestead include Courtyard Pittsburgh Waterfront.
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