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West Union is a town in Doddridge County, in the Clarksburg metro area.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in West Virginia named West Union. For links to other places called West Union, WV, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of West Union is 39.296N. The longitude is -80.777W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 787 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 807.
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23% of West Union residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Union ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Union was $10,539, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of West Union residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in West Union, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $241. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $478.
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Doddridge County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Union political report.
The average commute time for West Union workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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