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West Goshen is a township in Chester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The latitude of West Goshen is 39.972N. The longitude is -75.583W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 469 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 20,495.


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$71,055
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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17% of West Goshen residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Goshen ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Goshen was $32,487, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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48% of West Goshen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in West Goshen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $729.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,514.


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

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The average commute time for West Goshen workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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