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West Beaver is a township in Snyder County, in the Selinsgrove metro area.
The latitude of West Beaver is 40.783N. The longitude is -77.333W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,276 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,124.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Beaver demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Snyder 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 17841 ZIP code.
42% of West Beaver residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Beaver ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Beaver was $14,143, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of West Beaver residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Beaver, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $294. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $730.
Snyder County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Beaver political report.
The average commute time for West Beaver workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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