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Population in 2012: 2,831 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 

Males: 1,344  (47.5%)
Females: 1,487  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76691.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,419 (it was $32,580 in 2000)
West:

$36,419
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,593

West city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,059 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
West:

$91,059
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,232; Detached houses: $95,279; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,529

Median gross rent in 2012: $675.

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  • White alone - 2,285 (81.4%)
  • Hispanic - 387 (13.8%)
  • Black alone - 95 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 30 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Czech (25.4%), United States (12.8%), German (11.9%), Irish (9.3%), Polish (3.9%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 646 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,820 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in West:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West city:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

72 residents are foreign born (0.4% Europe).

This city:  2.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in West, Texas as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in West to the number of sex offenders is 257 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,591 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,172 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (17.8 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Arlington, TX (62.4 miles , pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (71.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ross, TX (2.3 miles ), Abbott, TX (2.4 miles ), Leroy, TX (2.6 miles ), Aquilla, TX (2.9 miles) , Elm Mott, TX (3.0 miles) , Gholson, TX (3.1 miles ), Penelope, TX (3.2 miles ), Axtell, TX (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 31.80 N, Longitude: 97.09 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Czech Heritage Capital of Texas

Area code: 254

West household income distribution West home values distribution


 

Crime rates in West by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.036.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.036.00.00.00.00.036.90.00.0
Robberies 001100000000
per 100,000 0.00.036.536.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 531216120000
per 100,000 181.6106.736.572.936.0215.237.174.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 9731035165813116
per 100,000 326.9248.9109.6364.4108.0179.3594.1185.1297.6479.7383.8210.6
Thefts 596155332825252130282619
per 100,000 2143.12169.32010.21202.61007.6896.7928.3777.51116.11033.2907.2666.9
Auto thefts 312113340153
per 100,000 109.035.673.136.436.0107.6111.4148.10.036.9174.5105.3
Arson 000001000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.035.90.00.00.00.034.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 159.9133.6192.9106.290.3104.298.973.668.2111.880.351.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Texas average:

1.95

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West, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-2.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

West-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 205% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the West city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

West-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McLennan County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Cliff Bartosh - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Chicago Cubs, born: Sep 5, 1979), Scott Podsednik - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Chicago White Sox, born: Mar 18, 1976), Buster Chatham - Major League Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in West:

  • HILLCREST MEDICAL CENTER AT WEST (Hospital, provides emergency services, 501 MEADOW DRIVE)
  • WEST REST HAVEN INC (Nursing Home, 300 HAVEN ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near West:

  • BELLMEAD REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • CRESTVIEW HEALTHCARE RESIDENCE LTD (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • FMC HILLSBORO KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; HILLSBORO, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in West, TX

Airports and heliports located in West:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West:

  • Texas State Technical College Waco (about 12 miles; Waco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,995)
  • McLennan Community College (about 16 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,343)
  • Baylor University (about 18 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 13,993)
  • Navarro College (about 40 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 4,283)
  • Temple College (about 53 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 56 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,379)
  • Lincoln College of Technology (about 63 miles; Grand Prairie, TX; FT enrollment: 2,018)

Public high schools in West:

Public elementary/middle schools in West:

Private elementary/middle school in West:

  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 507 W SPRUCE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in West, School District: WEST INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in West:

  • WEST PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $35,835; Location: 209 TOKIO RD; 36,707 books; 582 audio materials; 1,023 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in West: West Ambulance Service (A), Air Evac Lifeteam 51 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West include: First Baptist Church of West (A), Bold Springs Baptist Church (B), Church of Christ of West (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
McLennan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.2. This is better than average.
City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

11.9
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.123. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.123
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.0572. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0572
U.S.:

2.4332
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.00
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

28.3

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

BOLD SPRINGS WSC (Population served: 1871, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between APR-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.0%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.4% for Black residents, 54.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 80.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.1%
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: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in West, TX

137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in West in 2000:

  • 141 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 12 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

West compared to Texas state average:

West, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in West (2011 data):

  • POINTWEST BANK: West Branch at 210 North Robert, branch established on 1990/12/03; Pointwest Bank at 200 West Oak Street, branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $80.9 mil, Deposits: $66.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: West Bancshares, Inc.
  • The State National Bank in West: The State National Bank In West at 100 North Main Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $60.7 mil, Deposits: $55.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


West travel time to work - commute


West mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West city (based on McLennan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.51%
Here60.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents49.6%17.7%13.5%3.3%2.5%
Congregations36.5%5.2%16.7%11.1%4.8%
NameLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.0%1.5%1.5%1.5%6.7%
Congregations2.0%2.0%1.2%2.4%18.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
McLennan County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 25
McLennan County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 127
McLennan County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.3%
Texas:

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

12.6%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,118$49,4160$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,470
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$948
Police Protection - Officers 6$14,927$29,8543$1,065
Streets and Highways 4$8,223$24,6690$0
Sewerage 4$9,742$29,2260$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$310
Totals for Government 15$37,010$29,60815$6,793

West government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $512,000 ($180.85)
    Police Protection: $168,000 ($59.34)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($52.63)
    Sewerage: $107,000 ($37.80)
    Financial Administration: $76,000 ($26.85)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($23.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($13.78)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($6.71)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($2.12)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($1.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $53,000 ($18.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $468,000 ($165.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($43.45)

West government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $240,000 ($84.78)
    All Other: $14,000 ($4.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $58,000 ($20.49)
    Interest Earnings: $53,000 ($18.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $499,000 ($176.26)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $286,000 ($101.02)
    Property: $214,000 ($75.59)
    Public Utilities: $135,000 ($47.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($1.41)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.35)

West government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,180,000 ($770.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,085,000 ($736.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($33.56)

West government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $690,000 ($243.73)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $81,000 ($28.61)

6.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.12%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bell County, TX  0.39% ($33,125 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.31% ($28,308)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.29% ($37,583)


6.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($274 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.45% ($33,793 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.43% ($33,143)
to Bell County, TX  0.41% ($28,466)

Strongest AM radio stations in West:

  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KWTX (1230 AM; 1 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in West:

  • KBRQ (102.5 FM; HILLSBORO, TX; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KBCT (94.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: KENNELWOOD BCST/G COMPANY, INC.)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KWBU-FM (103.3 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KWOW (104.1 FM; CLIFTON, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around West:

  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

West, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of West fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • City Hall 100 W Oak (Lat: 31.802667 Lon: -97.094167), Call Sign: KUE523
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.730 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2011, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • City Hall 100 W Oak (Lat: 31.802667 Lon: -97.094167), Call Sign: WLH66
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/1995, Expiration Date: 01/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2001
    Registrant: City Of West, West, TX 76691, Phone: (817) 826-5351

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4.3 Mi Nw (Lat: 31.824917 Lon: -79.158944), Structure height: 149 m, Call Sign: KPE727
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.990 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/1984, Expiration Date: 08/01/1990, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Kjne, Inc, Old Brandon Rd Box 321, Hillsboro, TX 76645

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: VARDIMAN BOYCE A PIETENPOL AIRCAMPER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 237P , Serial Number: 32027B, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Boyce A Vardiman, Po Box 327, West, TX 76691
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5542M , Serial Number: 104, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Sr Belville, 246 Wolf Ln, West, TX 76691
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 421A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 172 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520-C (340 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 555CM , Serial Number: 421A0023, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Mercer & Gallagher, Rr 1 Box 208a, West, TX 76691
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6857H , Serial Number: 17265611, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Mark L Estes, 719 Crawshaw Ln, West, TX 76691
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 725DB , Serial Number: AA5A-0126, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1967
    Registrant (Individual): David L Brown, 531 Wiggins Rd, West, TX 76691
  • Aircraft: CALLAHAN TED F JR SKSTR KTFX IV-1200 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 962TC , Serial Number: ADU-149, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Tim Uptmore, 2410 Bugtussle Ln, West, TX 76691
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97605 , Serial Number: 108-605, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1955
    Registrant (Individual): John J Kostecka, 2808 Tokio Rd, West, TX 76691


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - West


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West, TX

Most common first names in West, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10182.4 years
John7076.7 years
Frank6676.8 years
Joe6478.0 years
William3676.8 years
James3669.6 years
Annie3585.3 years
Louis3377.8 years
Willie3376.5 years
George3170.5 years
Most common last names in West, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Matus3378.2 years
Marek2775.5 years
Sulak2478.3 years
Nors2276.4 years
Gerik2283.6 years
Soukup2075.4 years
Karlik1977.4 years
Johnson1771.7 years
Kolar1777.4 years
Chudej1773.9 years
Businesses in West, TX
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