For population 25 years and over in West University Place:
For population 15 years and over in West University Place city:
1,131 residents are foreign born (3.6% Asia, 1.8% Europe, 1.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $10,001 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Houston, TX (4.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Southside Place, TX (0.7 miles ), Bellaire, TX (1.4 miles ), Houston, TX (2.1 miles ), Hunters Creek Village, TX (2.3 miles ), Piney Point Village, TX (2.4 miles ), Hilshire Village, TX (2.5 miles ), Spring Valley, TX (2.6 miles ), Hedwig Village, TX (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 29.72 N, Longitude: 95.43 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,564 (-32.1%)
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in West University Place detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 33 (22 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,217 (+9.4%).
Work and jobs in West University Place: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West University Place, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West University Place-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the West University Place city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 12/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Harris County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: www.westu.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West University Place:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.211. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 1.9%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.9% for Black residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
13 people in nursing homes
West University Place compared to Texas state average:
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Religion statistics for West University Place (based on Harris County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 737
Number of supercenters and club stores: 41
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 530
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,321
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,302
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,055 average adjusted gross income)
0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,594 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,468 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,819 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2013.