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Westtown is a township in Chester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The latitude of Westtown is 39.930N. The longitude is -75.552W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 269 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,352.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Westtown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19342 ZIP code.
18% of Westtown residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westtown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westtown was $36,894, compared with $21,587 nationally.
59% of Westtown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Westtown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,092. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,673.
Chester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westtown political report.
The average commute time for Westtown workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Westtown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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