West University Place, Texas

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Population in 2014: 15,604 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.8%
 
Males: 7,809  (50.0%)
Females: 7,795  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 77005.

Estimated median household income in 2016: over $200,000 (it was $130,721 in 2000)
West University Place:

over $200,000
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $117,066 (it was $69,674 in 2000)

West University Place city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: over $1,000,000 (it was $370,400 in 2000)
West University Place:

over $1,000,000
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $254,822; Detached houses: $256,210; Townhouses or other attached units: $256,271; In 2-unit structures: $168,300; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,325; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,485; Mobile homes: $245,202; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $87,952

Median gross rent in 2016: $2,150.

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  • Races in West University Place, TX (2010)

    West University Place races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West University Place: 101.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (15.8%), English (8.8%), Irish (6.9%), German (5.9%), Australian (2.7%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 7,761 people per square mile   (high).

West University Place,TX real estate house value index trend

West University Place, Texas map

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): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West University Place city:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 73.4%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

2,160 residents are foreign born (3.2% Asia, 2.5% Europe, 1.6% Africa, 1.5% Latin America).

This city:

13.6%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $10,829 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $11,065 (1.2%)

West University Place satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 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
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.72 N, Longitude: 95.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,744 (-23.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 873 (12.3%)

West University Place household income distribution West University Place home values distribution

Crime rates in West University Place by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014 2015 2016
Murders 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11110020000000
per 100,000 6.76.66.66.60.00.012.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 2910858444711187
per 100,000 13.559.466.053.132.752.525.725.425.546.471.76.450.643.9
Assaults 32240250012112
per 100,000 20.213.213.226.60.013.132.10.00.06.613.06.46.312.6
Burglaries 877764476549554558801276710579
per 100,000 586.1508.6422.3312.0424.6321.3353.1286.0369.4529.9828.2432.0664.3495.9
Theft 1791681691522041431411481207073958548
per 100,000 1,205.91,109.61,115.21,009.01,332.6937.8905.1940.5764.2463.6476.0612.5537.8301.3
Auto thefts 129886872989776
per 100,000 80.859.452.853.139.252.544.912.757.353.058.745.144.337.7
Arson 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.0) 119.0120.4115.693.096.082.688.966.368.675.1105.861.688.065.5

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Crime rate in West University Place detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 33 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Texas average:

1.80
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,217 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Legal occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Legal occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)

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

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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 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 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 128. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

128
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.232. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.232
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.97. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.97
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.453. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.453
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.00
U.S.:

9.35

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.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.7%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

West University Place, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

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
Harris County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Harris County:

26.0%
Texas:

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

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

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,867 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.58% ($43,153 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.36% ($53,106)
from Galveston County, TX  0.23% ($41,153)


4.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,308 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.70% ($57,326 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.46% ($60,825)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.24% ($48,130)

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)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (29%)

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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above 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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