Weston Lakes, Texas

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Population in 2017: 3,558 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Males: 1,765  (49.6%)
Females: 1,793  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

54.1 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $90,845
Weston Lakes:

$90,845
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,021

Weston Lakes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $264,000
Weston Lakes:

$264,000
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $485,038; detached houses: $483,093

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,330.

March 2019 cost of living index in Weston Lakes: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.2%
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  • Races in Weston Lakes, TX (2017)
    • 2,93785.6%White alone
    • 1374.0%Hispanic
    • 982.9%Black alone
    • 752.2%Asian alone
    • 100.3%Two or more races
    • 50.1%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (20.2%), German (11.0%), English (10.4%), Irish (8.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

116 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 1.1% Latin America).

This city:

3.4%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,292 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,403 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sugar Land, TX (19.5 miles , pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Harris, TX (32.9 miles , pop. 405,444).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (33.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Fulshear, TX (1.8 miles ),
Simonton, TX (2.0 miles ),
Orchard, TX (2.1 miles ),
Wallis, TX (2.9 miles ),
Brookshire, TX (3.0 miles ),
Cumings, TX (3.1 miles ),
Brazos Country, TX (3.1 miles ),
Rosenberg, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.66 N, Longitude: 95.93 W

Distribution of median household income in Weston Lakes, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Weston Lakes, TX in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Weston Lakes-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/13/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Weston Lakes city center injured 2 people.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 tornado 14.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Weston Lakes-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 144.7 miles away from the city center
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 368.7 miles away from Weston Lakes center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 369.2 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 447.6 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 136.8 miles away from Weston Lakes center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.5 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 Fort Bend County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Weston Lakes:

  • BENEVOLENT CARE HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; KATY, TX)
  • SIERCAM HEALTHCARE SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ROSENBERG, TX)
  • SPANISH MEADOWS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KATY, TX)
  • BRAZOSVIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)
  • TOTAL RENAL CARE- PIN OAK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; KATY, TX)
  • RICHMOND STATE SCHOOL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weston Lakes:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 25 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,009)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 26 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 30 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 31 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 32 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • Rice University (about 32 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)
  • University of St Thomas (about 33 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Weston Lakes Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Weston Lakes: Saint Johns Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Little Prayer Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Fort Bend 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:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

89.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

1.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Weston Lakes:

Marital status in Weston Lakes, TX
  • Never married: 12.9%
  • Now married: 80.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

For population 25 years and over in Weston Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Weston Lakes, TX (based on Fort Bend County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,09612
Evangelical Protestant76,590240
Mainline Protestant41,41939
Other34,33942
Black Protestant2,10311
Orthodox8653
None348,963-
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: 66
Here:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Fort Bend County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 56
Fort Bend County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 153
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
This county:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.8%
Texas:

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

16.2%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,105
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,105

Weston Lakes government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($4.22)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($3.93)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($2.81)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($1.97)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,000 ($0.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,000 ($3.93)

Weston Lakes government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $123,000 ($34.57)
    Other License: $6,000 ($1.69)

Weston Lakes government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $280,000 ($78.70)

9.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.26%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,921 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.09%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  5.26% ($73,794 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.29% ($79,407)
from Travis County, TX  0.14% ($81,378)


7.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,575 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  3.87% ($63,555 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.36% ($63,166)
to Travis County, TX  0.15% ($99,022)

Strongest AM radio stations in Weston Lakes:

  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMIC (1590 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Weston Lakes:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K259AB (99.7 FM; SUGAR LAND, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • K201EU (88.1 FM; KATY, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around Weston Lakes:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • 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)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.6mTotal length
  • $46,000Total costs
  • 15,590Total average daily traffic
  • 6,206Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,775Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KN6QJ, Previous Call Sign: WB6LYA, Licensee ID: L00703932, Grant Date: 06/11/2013, Expiration Date: 09/07/2023, Registrant: James E Austin, 4810 Oxbow Circle West, Weston Lakes, TX 77441

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Weston Lakes, TX
  • 85.2%Utility gas
  • 14.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Weston Lakes, TX
  • 69.2%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Electricity


Weston Lakes compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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