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West New York is a town in Hudson County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of West New York is 40.787N. The longitude is -74.014W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 174 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 46,348.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West New York demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hudson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jersey City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07093 ZIP code.
2% of West New York residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West New York ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West New York was $16,719, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of West New York residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West New York, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $627. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,172.
Libraries in West New York include West New York Public Library ... View libraries
Hudson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West New York political report.
The average commute time for West New York workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in West New York between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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