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Westville is a town in La Porte County, in the Michigan City-La Porte metro area.

The latitude of Westville is 41.541N. The longitude is -86.9W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 794 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,116.


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Median household income
Local
$36,761
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Westville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· New Durham
Local festivals include:
  • Pumpkin Festival - Sept. 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Westville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Purdue University North Central
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Westville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the La Porte 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 46391 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

26% of Westville residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westville was $18,306, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Westville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Westville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $387.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $780.


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Libraries in Westville include Westville-New Durham Twp Public Library ... View libraries

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La Porte County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westville political report.

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The average commute time for Westville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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