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West Mineral is a city in Cherokee County.

The community was named for the coal-mining industry, which prospered here in the late 1800s and early 1900s

The latitude of West Mineral is 37.284N. The longitude is -94.922W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 902 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 237.


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Median household income
Local
$31,042
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our West Mineral demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Polka Fest - Aug. 4, 2007
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8% of West Mineral residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Mineral ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Mineral was $15,176, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of West Mineral residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in West Mineral, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $477.


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Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Mineral political report.

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The average commute time for West Mineral workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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