West, Texas

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Population in 2014: 2,927 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.7%
 
Males: 1,293  (44.2%)
Females: 1,634  (55.8%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76691.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,285 (it was $32,580 in 2000)
West:

$32,285
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,616 (it was $15,421 in 2000)

West city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,306 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
West:

$95,306
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $98,860; Detached houses: $100,509; Townhouses or other attached units: $116,389

Median gross rent in 2013: $635.

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  • Races in West, TX (2010)

    West races chart
    • 2,28581.4%White alone
    • 38713.8%Hispanic
    • 953.4%Black alone
    • 301.1%Two or more races
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Czech (21.6%), German (15.4%), Irish (13.4%), United States (11.8%), English (4.7%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 646 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,882 people per square mile   (low).

West,TX real estate house value index trend

West, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in West:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West city:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

111 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

This city:

3.9%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,873 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,298 (1.4%)

West satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 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
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 43 buildings, average cost: $192,600

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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.036.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00010000100N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.036.00.00.00.00.036.90.00.0N/A0.0
Robberies 0110000000011
per 100,000 0.036.536.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.035.335.2
Assaults 3121612000001
per 100,000 106.736.572.936.0215.237.174.00.00.00.00.00.035.2
Burglaries 731035165813116811
per 100,000 248.9109.6364.4108.0179.3594.1185.1297.6479.7383.8210.6282.1387.5
Thefts 61553328252521302826191121
per 100,000 2,169.32,010.21,202.61,007.6896.7928.3777.51,116.11,033.2907.2666.9387.9739.7
Auto thefts 1211334015311
per 100,000 35.673.136.436.0107.6111.4148.10.036.9174.5105.335.335.2
Arson 0000100001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.035.90.00.00.00.034.90.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 133.6192.9106.290.3104.298.973.668.2111.880.351.950.680.3

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Crime rate in West detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-2.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in West: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 105% 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 slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 230.6 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 386.4 miles away from West center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 201.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 215.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.5 miles away from West 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 354.0 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 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: 4, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West topographic map

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 and medical centers in West:

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

Other hospitals and 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)
  • TOWN HALL ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HILLSBORO, TX)
  • UNDERWOOD HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; HILLSBORO, TX)
  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF HILLSBORO (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HILLSBORO, TX)
  • HOMESTEAD NURSING AND REHABILITATION OF HILLSBORO (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HILLSBORO, 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: 4,210)
  • Hill College (about 15 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • McLennan Community College (about 16 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Baylor University (about 18 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Navarro College (about 40 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Temple College (about 53 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 56 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)

Public high schools in West:

Public elementary/middle schools in West:

  • WEST EL (Students: 477, Location: 209 N HARRISON ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • WEST MIDDLE (Students: 315, Location: 406 W SHOOK ST, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in West:

  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 141, Location: 507 W SPRUCE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in West

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.6. This is about average.

City:

76.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.67
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.358. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.7%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Black residents, 51.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% 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
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, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Texas average:

14.4

West travel time to work - commute West mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant82,151269
Catholic27,86414
Mainline Protestant22,33359
Other7,89414
Black Protestant3,85521
Orthodox1601
None90,649-
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: 22
McLennan County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
McLennan County:

31.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West:

47.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
West:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West:

12.6%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
West:

51.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
West:

74.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of West, 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
Financial Administration 1$3,990$47,8800$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,117$37,4046$357
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,200
Police Protection - Officers 6$18,389$36,7782$907
Streets and Highways 4$11,337$34,0110$0
Welfare 0$0 1$743
Sewerage 6$16,966$33,9320$0
Totals for Government 18$53,799$35,86611$3,207

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $512,000 ($174.92)
    Police Protection: $168,000 ($57.40)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($50.91)
    Sewerage: $107,000 ($36.56)
    Financial Administration: $76,000 ($25.97)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($22.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($13.32)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($6.49)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($2.05)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($1.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $53,000 ($18.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $468,000 ($159.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($42.02)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $240,000 ($82.00)
    All Other: $14,000 ($4.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $58,000 ($19.82)
    Interest Earnings: $53,000 ($18.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $499,000 ($170.48)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $286,000 ($97.71)
    Property: $214,000 ($73.11)
    Public Utilities: $135,000 ($46.12)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($1.37)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,180,000 ($744.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,085,000 ($712.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($32.46)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $690,000 ($235.74)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $81,000 ($27.67)

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($194 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bell County, TX  0.41% ($40,423 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.28% ($33,861)
from Dallas County, TX  0.28% ($27,783)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($121 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  0.42% ($31,636 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  0.42% ($30,749)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.34% ($34,167)

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.)
West fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of West fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

81 (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 MHzGrant Date: 12/28/2011, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/01/1995, Expiration Date: 01/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2001Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/1984, Expiration Date: 08/01/1990, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000Registrant: Kjne, Inc, Old Brandon Rd Box 321, Hillsboro, TX 76645

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (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:

3
  • 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

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

BOLD SPRINGS WSC (Population served: 1,947, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in West, TX
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1

West compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below 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 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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  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most mentions on city-data.com forum"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #85 (76691) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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