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West Buechel is a city in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
West Buechel is in the Bluegrass region.
The latitude of West Buechel is 38.196N. The longitude is -85.663W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,332.
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11% of West Buechel residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Buechel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Buechel was $16,562, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of West Buechel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Buechel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $443. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Buechel political report.
The average commute time for West Buechel workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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