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West Hills is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of West Hills is 40.816N. The longitude is -73.432W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 348 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,607.
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13% of West Hills residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Hills ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Hills was $42,783, compared with $21,587 nationally.
52% of West Hills residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Hills, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,169. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,137.
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Hills political report.
The average commute time for West Hills workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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