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West Franklin is a township in Armstrong County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The latitude of West Franklin is 40.846N. The longitude is -79.654W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,306 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,935.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Franklin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Armstrong 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 16218 ZIP code.
36% of West Franklin residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Franklin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Franklin was $15,423, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of West Franklin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Franklin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $794.
Armstrong County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Franklin political report.
The average commute time for West Franklin workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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