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Westville is a borough in Gloucester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The community was named for Thomas West, tavern owner

The latitude of Westville is 39.867N. The longitude is -75.131W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,473.


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Median household income
Local
$39,570
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Westville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Newbold
· South Westville
· Victoria
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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22% of Westville residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westville was $18,747, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Westville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Westville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $511.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,157.


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Gloucester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westville political report.

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The average commute time for Westville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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