West University Place, Texas

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Population in 2017: 15,608 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.8%
 
Males: 7,815  (50.1%)
Females: 7,793  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77005.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $179,965 (it was $130,721 in 2000)
West University Place:

$179,965
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $100,495 (it was $69,674 in 2000)

West University Place city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $765,435 (it was $370,400 in 2000)
West University Place:

$765,435
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $261,526; detached houses: $269,430; townhouses or other attached units: $267,656; in 2-unit structures: $255,445; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $154,254; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $215,253; mobile homes: $59,847; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $28,713

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,187.

March 2019 cost of living index in West University Place: 99.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.7%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in West University Place, TX (2010)
    • 12,06681.6%White alone
    • 1,2258.3%Asian alone
    • 1,0276.9%Hispanic
    • 2811.9%Two or more races
    • 1140.8%Black alone
    • 470.3%Other race alone
    • 270.2%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in West University Place by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(53.1)
5
(32.7)
8
(52.5)
4
(25.7)
4
(25.4)
4
(25.5)
7
(46.4)
11
(71.7)
1
(6.4)
8
(50.6)
7
(43.9)
9
(57.4)
1
(6.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.1)
5
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
2
(13.0)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.3)
2
(12.6)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(312.0)
65
(424.6)
49
(321.3)
55
(353.1)
45
(286.0)
58
(369.4)
80
(529.9)
127
(828.2)
67
(432.0)
105
(664.3)
79
(495.9)
44
(280.7)
35
(222.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
152
(1,009)
204
(1,333)
143
(937.8)
141
(905.1)
148
(940.5)
120
(764.2)
70
(463.6)
73
(476.0)
95
(612.5)
85
(537.8)
48
(301.3)
89
(567.7)
71
(450.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(53.1)
6
(39.2)
8
(52.5)
7
(44.9)
2
(12.7)
9
(57.3)
8
(53.0)
9
(58.7)
7
(45.1)
7
(44.3)
6
(37.7)
4
(25.5)
5
(31.7)
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)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)93.096.082.688.966.368.675.1105.861.688.065.562.943.1

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City-data.com crime index in West University Place, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 35 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (16.4%), English (9.6%), Irish (7.4%), German (6.3%), Italian (2.8%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 7,763 people per square mile   (high).

West University Place, Texas map

2,193 residents are foreign born (3.2% Asia, 2.5% Europe, 1.6% Africa, 1.5% Latin America).

This city:

13.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $11,065 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $11,631 (1.1%)

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 Village, TX (2.6 miles ),
Spring Valley, TX (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 29.72 N, Longitude: 95.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,769 (-23.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 849 (11.9%)

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 90 buildings, average cost: $273,100
  • 1998: 98 buildings, average cost: $272,700
  • 1999: 110 buildings, average cost: $313,100
  • 2000: 130 buildings, average cost: $280,700
  • 2001: 112 buildings, average cost: $352,600
  • 2002: 86 buildings, average cost: $383,400
  • 2003: 88 buildings, average cost: $412,600
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $424,800
  • 2005: 104 buildings, average cost: $414,000
  • 2006: 101 buildings, average cost: $511,000
  • 2007: 113 buildings, average cost: $512,500
  • 2008: 68 buildings, average cost: $622,700
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $603,800
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $575,800
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $697,300
  • 2012: 41 buildings, average cost: $745,400
  • 2013: 63 buildings, average cost: $715,800
  • 2014: 67 buildings, average cost: $721,600
  • 2015: 57 buildings, average cost: $811,400
  • 2016: 38 buildings, average cost: $706,300
  • 2017: 46 buildings, average cost: $728,500
Number of permits per 10,000 West University Place, TX residents
Average permit cost in West University Place, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in West University Place, TX
Historical housing units in West University Place, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,217 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in West University Place, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (21.6%)
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.5%)
  • Construction (2.4%)
  • Utilities (2.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (23.5%)
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.0%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.8%)
  • Utilities (2.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.5%)
Most common occupations in West University Place, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Lawyers (11.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Lawyers (12.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (11.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Top executives (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Lawyers (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)

Average climate in West University Place, Texas

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West University Place, Texas environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.76. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.298. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.298
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

West University Place-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 85% 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.

Earthquake activity:

West University Place-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 342.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from West University Place center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 389.4 miles away from the city 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 166.3 miles away from West University Place 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 476.8 miles away from West University Place center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 189.6 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 Harris County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 15, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Winds: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West University Place topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West University Place:

  • SUPERIOR CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • TWELVE OAKS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • SHELTERING ARMS SENIOR SERVICES HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • A-1 ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • CLASS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • OPT HOME HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • PLATINUM CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)

Amtrak stations near West University Place:

  • 6 miles: HOUSTON (902 WASHINGTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West University Place:

  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 2 miles; Houston, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • Rice University (about 2 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 3 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • University of St Thomas (about 3 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Houston Community College (about 4 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 38,303)
  • Texas Southern University (about 5 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,053)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 6 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: West University Place Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in West University Place include: Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church (A), West University United Methodist Church (B), Seventh Day Baptist Church (C), West University Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Harris County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

81.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.2%
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: 0.6% of all households
13 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in West University Place:

Marital status in West University Place, TX
  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 73.3%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in West University Place:

  • High school or higher: 99.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 86.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 50.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for West University Place, TX (based on Harris County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,077,2872,102
Catholic741,896109
Mainline Protestant278,855288
Other213,212296
Black Protestant65,641211
Orthodox12,88425
None1,702,684-
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: 737
This county:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 41
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 530
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,321
This county:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,302
This county:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Harris County:

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West University Place:

58.9%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West University Place:

60.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
West University Place:

27.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
West University Place:

17.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West University Place:

7.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West University Place:

7.0
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
West University Place:

64.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of West University Place, 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 22$136,274$74,3310$0
Firefighters 22$135,811$74,0790$0
Water Supply 12$52,585$52,5850$0
Police - Other 11$42,675$46,5550$0
Other Government Administration 10$43,284$51,9410$0
Solid Waste Management 9$26,524$35,3650$0
Parks and Recreation 8$40,948$61,42243$28,904
Financial Administration 6$33,832$67,6640$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,394$56,3640$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 8$13,328
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 102$521,327$61,33351$42,232

West University Place government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,444,000 ($220.66)
    Regular Highways: $441,000 ($28.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $347,000 ($22.23)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,266,000 ($209.25)
    Police Protection: $3,190,000 ($204.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,552,000 ($163.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,125,000 ($136.15)
    General - Other: $1,928,000 ($123.53)
    Sewerage: $1,536,000 ($98.41)
    Central Staff Services: $1,378,000 ($88.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,322,000 ($84.70)
    Financial Administration: $771,000 ($49.40)
    Regular Highways: $687,000 ($44.02)
    General Public Buildings: $463,000 ($29.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000 ($14.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,438,000 ($220.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $338,000 ($21.66)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($3.52)
    General Public Building: $55,000 ($3.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($1.28)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($1.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,654,000 ($746.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $247,000 ($15.83)

West University Place government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,852,000 ($182.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,788,000 ($114.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,189,000 ($76.18)
    Other: $515,000 ($33.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $259,000 ($16.59)
    Other: $127,000 ($8.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $265,000 ($16.98)
    Fines and Forfeits: $259,000 ($16.59)
    Rents: $82,000 ($5.25)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($2.56)
    Sale of Property: $14,000 ($0.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,086,000 ($389.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($0.58)
  • Tax - Property: $15,322,000 ($981.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,148,000 ($73.55)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $997,000 ($63.88)
    Other License: $354,000 ($22.68)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $56,000 ($3.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.19)

West University Place government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,491,000 ($5733.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $84,035,000 ($5384.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,156,000 ($714.76)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,700,000 ($365.20)

West University Place government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $884,000 ($56.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,481,000 ($671.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,875,000 ($248.27)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,009 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.60% ($63,555 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.38% ($72,088)
from Galveston County, TX  0.21% ($59,610)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,188 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.09%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.83% ($73,794 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.58% ($100,531)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.28% ($69,346)

Strongest AM radio stations in West University Place:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMIC (1590 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West University Place:

  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTSU (90.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K259AB (99.7 FM; SUGAR LAND, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • K218DA (91.5 FM; HOUSTON,, TX; Owner: WILLIAM MARSH RICE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West University Place:

  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West University Place, TX
  • 71.7%Utility gas
  • 27.7%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West University Place, TX
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 31.6%Electricity


West University Place 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 significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

West University Place on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #17 (77005) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #37 (77005) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #46 (77005) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (77005) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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