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West Terre Haute is a town in Vigo County, in the Terre Haute metro area.
The latitude of West Terre Haute is 39.465N. The longitude is -87.45W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 469 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,316.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Terre Haute demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vigo 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 47885 ZIP code.
15% of West Terre Haute residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Terre Haute ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Terre Haute was $11,887, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of West Terre Haute residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Terre Haute, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $551.
Vigo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Terre Haute political report.
The average commute time for West Terre Haute workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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