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Westminster is a city in Carroll County, in the Baltimore metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the borough of London.
The latitude of Westminster is 39.575N. The longitude is -76.996W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 764 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,403.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Westminster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carroll County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Baltimore area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21158 ZIP code.
28% of Westminster residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westminster ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westminster was $20,320, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Westminster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Westminster include Union Mills Homestead Historic District, Westminster Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Westminster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $520. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,130.
Libraries in Westminster include Westminster Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Westminster include Carroll County Times
Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westminster political report.
The average commute time for Westminster workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Westminster between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Westminster include Best Western Westminster.
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