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Womelsdorf is a borough in Berks County, in the Reading metro area.

The community was named after John Womelsdorf, leader of Palatine emigrants

The latitude of Womelsdorf is 40.361N. The longitude is -76.184W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 413 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,636.


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Median household income
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$45,082
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Womelsdorf demographic reports
Early industries included textiles and cigar-making
Historic sites and museums: Conrad Weiser Homestead
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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41% of Womelsdorf residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Womelsdorf ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Womelsdorf was $22,133, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Womelsdorf, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $520.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $962.


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Berks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Womelsdorf political report.

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The average commute time for Womelsdorf workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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