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Westport is a town in Bristol County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.

The latitude of Westport is 41.583N. The longitude is -71.083W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,183.


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Median household income
Local
$55,436
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Westport demographic reports
Westport is on the Westport River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 61. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.2 per 1,000 people.
Local foods: Westport Macomber, a vegetable that blends radish, turnip and cabbage
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

2% of Westport residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westport ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westport was $25,281, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Westport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $542.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,158.


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Newspapers in Westport include Westport Shorelines

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The average commute time for Westport workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Westport include Hampton Inn.

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