West Lake Hills, Texas

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Population in 2017: 3,396 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.0%
 
Males: 1,653  (48.7%)
Females: 1,743  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

47.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78746.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $182,214 (it was $116,905 in 2000)
West Lake Hills:

$182,214
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $88,902 (it was $55,651 in 2000)

West Lake Hills city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $832,214 (it was $330,400 in 2000)
West Lake Hills:

$832,214
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $571,540

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,293.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Lake Hills: 100.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.8%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in West Lake Hills, TX (2017)
    • 2,74277.6%White alone
    • 51314.5%Hispanic
    • 1835.2%Asian alone
    • 651.8%Two or more races
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Black alone

Races in West Lake Hills detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in West Lake Hills by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.0)
2
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.3)
2
(62.0)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.7)
1
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(128.7)
2
(65.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(189.9)
1
(31.0)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
7
(203.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(587.7)
19
(611.5)
16
(525.6)
25
(794.9)
17
(538.0)
18
(558.3)
6
(191.9)
21
(650.2)
10
(299.1)
11
(327.0)
12
(349.0)
9
(261.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(2,057)
53
(1,706)
59
(1,938)
89
(2,830)
70
(2,215)
70
(2,171)
61
(1,951)
71
(2,198)
54
(1,615)
61
(1,813)
53
(1,542)
79
(2,294)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(96.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.0)
5
(159.9)
1
(31.0)
1
(29.9)
4
(118.9)
5
(145.4)
1
(29.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)123.4144.5137.3173.9208.5153.2120.2160.7147.8113.9112.3153.0

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City-data.com crime index in West Lake Hills, TX

Crime rate in West Lake Hills detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.48
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: English (13.1%), German (8.9%), American (5.9%), Norwegian (5.6%), European (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.73 square miles.

Population density: 911 people per square mile   (low).

West Lake Hills, Texas map

247 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

7.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $11,723 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $11,724 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Austin, TX (3.6 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (71.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Rollingwood, TX (1.3 miles ),
Lost Creek, TX (1.4 miles ),
Barton Creek, TX (1.9 miles ),
Austin, TX (1.9 miles ),
Sunset Valley, TX (2.1 miles ),
Four Points, TX (2.9 miles),
Bee Cave, TX (3.0 miles ),
Shady Hollow, TX (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 30.29 N, Longitude: 97.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,550 (+128.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 429 (25.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 512

Distribution of median household income in West Lake Hills, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Lake Hills, TX in 2017
West Lake Hills satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $289,800
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $402,800
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $745,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $464,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $953,000
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $797,800
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $416,300
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $684,200
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $822,400
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $980,700
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $1,091,700
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $1,275,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $995,800
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $819,400
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $900,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $835,500
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $749,300
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $1,110,200
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $1,261,400
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $1,261,400
Number of permits per 10,000 West Lake Hills, TX residents
Average permit cost in West Lake Hills, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in West Lake Hills, TX
Historical housing units in West Lake Hills, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +536 (+20.8%).
Most common industries in West Lake Hills, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.6%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.1%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (7.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.6%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in West Lake Hills, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.1%)
  • Lawyers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Lawyers (10.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7.6%)
  • Computer specialists (7.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.9%)
  • Other financial specialists (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (7.1%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)

Average climate in West Lake Hills, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.7. This is about average.

City:

75.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0938. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0938
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.94
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.49
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Lake Hills-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the West Lake Hills city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused $15 million in damages.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Lake Hills-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 332.1 miles away from West Lake Hills center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.1 miles away from West Lake Hills center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 343.3 miles away from West Lake Hills center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Travis County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 11, Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Lake Hills topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Lake Hills:

  • THE HOSPITAL AT WESTLAKE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)
  • WILLIAMS HOUSE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)
  • ROBINSON CREEK HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)
  • AUSTIN SURGICAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)
  • THE SUMMIT AT WESTLAKE HILLS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)
  • AUSTIN STATE SCHOOL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)

Amtrak station near West Lake Hills:

  • 4 miles: AUSTIN (250 N. LAMAR BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Lake Hills:

  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 5 miles; Austin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 45,500)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 6 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • Austin Community College District (about 9 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 10 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Texas State University (about 29 miles; San Marcos, TX; FT enrollment: 29,202)
  • Central Texas College (about 58 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 58 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)

Private elementary/middle school in West Lake Hills:

  • TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL OF AUSTIN (Students: 447, Location: 3901 BEE CAVE RD, Grades: KG-8)

Library in West Lake Hills:

  • WESTBANK COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,517,107; Location: 1309 WESTBANK DR; 57,438 books; 4,038 audio materials; 6,699 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 170 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Lake Hills: Eanes History Center (A), Travis County Emergency Services District 9 Station 2 Westlake (B), Travis County Emergency Services District 9 Station 1 (C), Austin / Travis County Emergency Medical Service - Medic 21 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: The Village at Westlake Shopping Center (1), West Bank Market Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Lake Hills include: Capital Vineyard Church (A), Westlake United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Travis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Lake Hills and their reported violations in the past:

CAPSTONE SUBDIVISION (Address: STE 134A , Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-29-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households
16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in West Lake Hills (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Austin West Lake Branch at 5500 Bee Cave Road, branch established on 2006/05/08. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Comerica Bank: Westlake-Bee Cave Rd. Branch at 3801 Bee Cave Rd., branch established on 2008/04/08. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Westlake Heb Banking Center at 701 South Capital Of Texas Highway, branch established on 2008/03/28. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: The Village Of West Lake Branch at 701 South Capital Of Texas Highway, branch established on 2005/11/21. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in West Lake Hills:

Marital status in West Lake Hills, TX
  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 71.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in West Lake Hills:

  • High school or higher: 99.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 83.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - West Lake Hills
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Lake Hills, TX (based on Travis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic177,19230
Evangelical Protestant167,792406
Mainline Protestant64,364114
Other42,33686
Black Protestant20,15628
Orthodox1,5246
None550,902-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 133
Travis County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Travis County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 141
This county:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 301
Travis County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 772
This county:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Travis County:

21.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Travis County:

15.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Lake Hills:

57.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Lake Hills:

58.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
West Lake Hills:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Lake Hills:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.1%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

62.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Lake Hills, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$62,165$57,3830$0
Police - Other 6$24,124$48,2480$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,576$42,3041$1,838
Other Government Administration 3$24,476$97,9040$0
Other and Unallocable 3$13,313$53,2520$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$134,654$57,7091$1,838

West Lake Hills government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $410,000 ($120.73)
    Central Staff Services: $325,000 ($95.70)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,726,000 ($508.24)
    Sewerage: $1,541,000 ($453.77)
    Central Staff Services: $1,145,000 ($337.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $388,000 ($114.25)
    Regular Highways: $375,000 ($110.42)
    General - Other: $335,000 ($98.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $286,000 ($84.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $214,000 ($63.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $143,000 ($42.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,658,000 ($488.22)

West Lake Hills government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,275,000 ($375.44)
    Other: $98,000 ($28.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($1.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $317,000 ($93.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $75,000 ($22.08)
    Rents: $28,000 ($8.24)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($4.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($3.24)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.59)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,758,000 ($812.13)
    Property: $659,000 ($194.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $594,000 ($174.91)
    Other License: $95,000 ($27.97)

West Lake Hills government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,220,000 ($2126.03)

11.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.15%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($747 average AGI)
Travis County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Williamson County, TX  1.55% ($62,041 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.55% ($80,954)
from Hays County, TX  0.45% ($66,128)


15.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.82%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,744 average AGI)
Travis County:

0.20%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Williamson County, TX  2.01% ($63,136 average AGI)
to Hays County, TX  0.74% ($64,673)
to Harris County, TX  0.54% ($57,828)
Businesses in West Lake Hills, TX
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Chick-Fil-A1Safeway1
DHL1UPS1
FedEx3Vons1
Office Depot1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Lake Hills:

  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KVET (1300 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJCE (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROLLINGWOOD, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFIT (1060 AM; daytime; 2 kW; LOCKHART, TX; Owner: KFIT, INC..)
  • KFON (1490 AM; 1 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: PECAN RADIO PARTNERS, LTD.)
  • KTXZ (1560 AM; 3 kW; WEST LAKE HILLS, TX; Owner: NOGALES BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KIXL (970 AM; 1 kW; DEL VALLE, TX; Owner: KIXL BROADCASTING, CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Lake Hills:

  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • KAZI (88.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: AUSTIN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • K206CF (89.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K259AJ (99.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KQJZ (92.1 FM; HUTTO, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS RADIO, INC.)
  • KQBT (104.3 FM; TAYLOR, TX; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KINV (107.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: SIMMONS LONE STAR MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around West Lake Hills:

  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • K63AY (Channel 63; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KADF-LP (Channel 20; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KXLK-CA (Channel 67; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CASA OF AUSTIN, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K34FM (Channel 34; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDAS-CA (Channel 31; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KGBS-CA (Channel 65; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION AUSTIN, INC.)
  • K09VR (Channel 9; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTXU-LP (Channel 38; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: GERALD G. BENAVIDES)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KHPX-CA (Channel 48; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KHPZ-CA (Channel 64; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
West Lake Hills fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

West Lake Hills fatal accident list:

Sep 15, 2013 10:00 AM, Rm 2244/Bee Cave Rd, Red Bud Trl, Lat: 30.292919, Lon: -97.822692, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 9, 1995 08:00 PM, Fm2244, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 4, 1989 08:30 PM, Fm2244, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1989 04:40 PM, Fm2244, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1983 06:15 PM, Fm2244, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 1979 11:16 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Lake Hills)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • TX-AUS0096A, 7626 1/2 Research Blvd (Lat: 30.364194 Lon: -97.719778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21.9 m, Overall height: 25.3 m, Call Sign: WQKY817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/2009, Expiration Date: 10/29/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • TX-AUS0171A, 3345 Bee Caves Rd (Lat: 30.274500 Lon: -97.802389), Type: Building, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQLF685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2010, Expiration Date: 01/07/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K5LCC, Licensee ID: L00934213, Grant Date: 11/05/2014, Expiration Date: 01/26/2025, Certifier: James D Lovell, Registrant: James D Lovell, 1804 Yaupon Valley Rd, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  • Call Sign: W5FUA, Licensee ID: L00829808, Grant Date: 01/08/2014, Expiration Date: 03/29/2024, Registrant: Eric N Broline, 1637 Westlake Drive, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  • Call Sign: W5TFY, Licensee ID: L00176901, Grant Date: 08/11/2015, Expiration Date: 10/27/2025, Registrant: Robert D Bailey, 3939 Bee Cave Rd., #c-100, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  • Call Sign: W7TCI, Licensee ID: L00140466, Grant Date: 09/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2016, Certifier: Frederick R Fine, Registrant: Frederick R Fine, 101 Swift Current Tr, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  • Call Sign: WA2AXY, Licensee ID: L01416563, Grant Date: 08/28/2018, Expiration Date: 10/16/2028, Registrant: Newell V Starks, 1205 Kennan Road, West Lake Hills, TX 78746-2725
  • Call Sign: AF5KA, Licensee ID: L00615964, Grant Date: 04/26/2013, Expiration Date: 04/26/2023, Certifier: Gordon S Novak Jr, Registrant: Gordon S Novak Jr, 801 Loma Linda Dr, West Lake Hills, TX 78746

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: SPORT AVIATION USSR LAK-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 21712 , Serial Number: 6205, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Gonzalo Echeverry, 1813 Basin Ledge, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  • Aircraft: STINSON L-5G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-435A/0-435C (190 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 489TS , Serial Number: 4629, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/21/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 06/17/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Taylor A Stevenson, 302 Cedar Oak Dr, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  • Aircraft: ASCENDING TECHNOLOGIES GMBH ASCTEC FALCON 8 (Category: Land, Engines: 8), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 610HD , Serial Number: 30347-847A, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Huvrdata LLC, 3736 Bee Caves Rd Ste 1-251, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8100F , Serial Number: 15064200, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/01/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 08/17/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Capitaltexas Construction Inc, 1435 Circle Ridge Dr, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9439Y , Serial Number: 21064505, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/1994
    Registrant (Corporation): R C S Drilling Company Inc, 5450 Bee Caves Rd Ste 2b, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-6G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9871C , Serial Number: 49-3030A, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 05/20/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Taylor A Stevenson, 302 Cedar Oak Dr, West Lake Hills, TX 78746

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Lake Hills, TX
  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Lake Hills, TX
  • 57.9%Electricity
  • 38.7%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


West Lake Hills compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

West Lake Hills on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #34 (78746) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #47 (78746) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #57 (78746) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #63 (78746) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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