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West is a township in Huntingdon County, in the Huntingdon metro area.
The latitude of West is 40.616N. The longitude is -77.966W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 751 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 528.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Huntingdon 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 16669 ZIP code.
38% of West residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West was $17,910, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of West residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $800.
Huntingdon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West political report.
The average commute time for West workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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