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West Haven is a city in New Haven County, in the New Haven-Milford metro area.
The latitude of West Haven is 41.270N. The longitude is -72.947W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 33 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 53,004.
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7% of West Haven residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Haven ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Haven was $21,121, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of West Haven residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in West Haven, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $596. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,279.
Libraries in West Haven include Louis Piantino Branch Library, Ora Mason Branch Library, West Haven Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in West Haven include West Haven Voice
The average commute time for West Haven workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in West Haven between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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