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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.


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Median household income
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$25,954
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our West Terre Haute demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 29. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 12.4 per 1,000 people.

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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.

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5% of West Terre Haute residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in West Terre Haute, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $551.


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

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The average commute time for West Terre Haute workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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