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Westbrook is a city in Cumberland County, in the Portland metro area.

The community was named after Col. Thomas Westbrook

The latitude of Westbrook is 43.676N. The longitude is -70.371W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 75 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,051.


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Median household income
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$37,873
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Westbrook demographic reports
Westbrook is on the Presumpscot River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 22. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Rudy Vallee, crooner
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
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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5% of Westbrook residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westbrook ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westbrook was $19,501, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Westbrook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Westbrook include Cumberland Mills Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Westbrook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $524.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,031.


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Libraries in Westbrook include Westbrook - Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook - Warren Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Westbrook include American Journal

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The average commute time for Westbrook workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Westbrook between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Westbrook include Super 8 Motel.

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