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West Penn is a township in Schuylkill County, in the Pottsville metro area.
The latitude of West Penn is 40.723N. The longitude is -75.887W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,852.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Penn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schuylkill 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 18211 ZIP code.
35% of West Penn residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Penn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Penn was $18,577, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of West Penn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Penn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $356. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,014.
Schuylkill County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Penn political report.
The average commute time for West Penn workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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