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Westerheim is a township in Lyon County, in the Marshall metro area.
The community name derives from Norwegian for "western home"
The latitude of Westerheim is 44.590N. The longitude is -95.899W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,129 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 286.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Westerheim demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56239 ZIP code.
16% of Westerheim residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westerheim ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westerheim was $15,288, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Westerheim residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Westerheim, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westerheim political report.
The average commute time for Westerheim workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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