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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Mineral demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cherokee 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 66782 ZIP code.
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.
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.
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Mineral political report.
The average commute time for West Mineral workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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