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Westminster is a city in Adams County, in the Denver-Aurora metro area. (The community straddles Adams and Jefferson counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for the nearby Presbyterian Westminster University.

The latitude of Westminster is 39.836N. The longitude is -105.036W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,384 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 103,391.


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Median household income
Local
$56,323
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Westminster demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Harris Park
· Harris
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Westminster Faire - Aug. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Westminster web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Standley Lake Recreation Area
Westminster attractions: Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Historic sites and museums: Bowles House Museum
Colleges and universities: Front Range Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 88

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Westminster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Denver area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 80030 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Westminster residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westminster ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westminster was $25,482, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

31% of Westminster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Westminster festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Westminster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $767.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,227.


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Libraries in Westminster include College Hill Library, Irving Street Library ... View libraries

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Adams County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westminster political report.

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Westminster restaurants taking online reservations include Que Bueno! Mexican Grille ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Westminster workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 19 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 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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