Western Lake, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,525.
Males: 878  (57.6%)
Females: 647  (42.4%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $66,548
Western Lake:

$66,548
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,582

Western Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $177,100
Western Lake:

$177,100
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $77,213; detached houses: $110,434; mobile homes: $64,811

Median gross rent in 2016: $756.

March 2019 cost of living index in Western Lake: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.1%
(14.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Western Lake, TX (2010)
    • 99965.5%White alone
    • 46430.4%Hispanic
    • 211.4%American Indian alone
    • 181.2%Two or more races
    • 90.6%Black alone
    • 90.6%Asian alone
    • 50.3%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: German (10.6%), English (9.0%), American (5.5%), Irish (2.4%), Polish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

257 residents are foreign born (25.0% Latin America).

This place:

25.0%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,360 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $988 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Worth, TX (29.3 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (61.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Horseshoe Bend, TX (2.2 miles ),
Oak Trail Shores, TX (3.0 miles ),
Weatherford, TX (3.1 miles ),
Annetta South, TX (3.2 miles ),
Annetta North, TX (3.2 miles ),
Brazos Bend, TX (3.2 miles ),
Annetta, TX (3.3 miles ),
Hudson Oaks, TX (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 32.62 N, Longitude: 97.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 817

Distribution of median household income in Western Lake, TX in 2016
Distribution of house value in Western Lake, TX in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.13
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Western Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Western Lake place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Western Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% 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 173.7 miles away from Western Lake 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 365.3 miles away from the city 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 161.9 miles away from Western Lake 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 149.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.4 miles away from Western Lake 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 308.9 miles away from Western Lake 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 Parker County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Fires: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Western Lake:

  • WEATHERFORD HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WEATHERFORD, TX)
  • HOLLAND LAKE NURSING CENTER LTD (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WEATHERFORD, TX)
  • PEACH TREE PLACE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WEATHERFORD, TX)
  • MILL STREET (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WEATHERFORD, TX)
  • SANTA FE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WEATHERFORD, TX)
  • CRESCENT SENIOR CARE LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WEATHERFORD, TX)
  • WEATHERFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WEATHERFORD, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Western Lake:

  • Weatherford College (about 9 miles; Weatherford, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,080)
  • Texas Christian University (about 28 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 30 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Tarleton State University (about 37 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 42 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 52 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 52 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Tin Top Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Horseshoe Lake (A), Western Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

2.9 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

13.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Western Lake:

Marital status in Western Lake, TX
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

For population 25 years and over in Western Lake:

  • High school or higher: 69.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.3
Texas average:

14.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Western Lake, TX (based on Parker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,787137
Mainline Protestant8,28423
Catholic4,4932
Other9995
None52,364-
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: 10
This county:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Here:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
This county:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Parker County:

28.9%
Texas:

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

13.4%
Texas:

15.7%

10.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($84,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.19%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tarrant County, TX  4.44% ($110,938 average AGI)
from Palo Pinto County, TX  0.38% ($41,124)
from Wise County, TX  0.32% ($36,493)


7.93% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($512 average AGI)
Parker County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tarrant County, TX  3.07% ($65,532 average AGI)
to Palo Pinto County, TX  0.48% ($42,338)
to Hood County, TX  0.34% ($65,968)

Strongest AM radio stations in Western Lake:

  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZEE (1220 AM; 1 kW; WEATHERFORD, TX; Owner: TARRANT RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KPIR (1420 AM; 1 kW; GRANBURY, TX; Owner: PIRATE BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Western Lake:

  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYQX (89.5 FM; WEATHERFORD, TX; Owner: CSSI NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Western Lake:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, 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.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)

Western Lake fatal accident list:

Nov 3, 2008 05:32 PM, Cimmaron Trail, Lat: 32.629930, Lon: -97.824590, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.6mTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 16,450Total average daily traffic
  • 2,119Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,040Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Western Lake, TX
  • 80.8%Electricity
  • 19.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Western Lake, TX
  • 76.8%Electricity
  • 23.2%Wood


Western Lake compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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