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West Newton is a borough in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
First named Simerals Ferry
The latitude of West Newton is 40.209N. The longitude is -79.767W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 778 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,986.
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22% of West Newton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Newton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Newton was $16,406, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of West Newton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in West Newton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $249. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $690.
Westmoreland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Newton political report.
The average commute time for West Newton workers is 40 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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