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West Amwell is a township in Hunterdon County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of West Amwell is 40.358N. The longitude is -74.9W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 364 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,383.


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Median household income
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$73,380
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our West Amwell demographic reports
West Amwell is on the Delaware River
Encompasses the communities of Rocktown and Mount Airy
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.

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18% of West Amwell residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Amwell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Amwell was $33,877, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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37% of West Amwell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in West Amwell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $748.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,387.


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Newspapers in West Amwell include Lambertville Beacon

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Hunterdon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Amwell political report.

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The average commute time for West Amwell workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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