Westway, Texas

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Population in 2010: 4,188. Population change since 2000: +9.4%
Males: 2,271  (54.2%)
Females: 1,917  (45.8%)
Median resident age:  28.0 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79835.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,771 (it was $21,439 in 2000)
Westway:

$20,771
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $7,767 (it was $6,636 in 2000)

Westway CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,337 (it was $42,200 in 2000)
Westway:

$53,337
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $55,014; Detached houses: $59,403; Townhouses or other attached units: $204,572; In 2-unit structures: $69,240; Mobile homes: $36,258

Median gross rent in 2012: $494.

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  • Hispanic - 4,077 (97.3%)
  • White alone - 97 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.02%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westway: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (1.7%), Greek (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1.32 square miles.

Population density: 3,171 people per square mile   (average).

Westway,TX real estate house value index trend

Westway, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Westway:

  • High school or higher: 40.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westway CDP:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

1,700 residents are foreign born

This place:  44.0%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $917 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $564 (1.1%)

Westway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: El Paso, TX (14.7 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (337.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Vinton, TX (1.2 miles ), Anthony, TX (1.7 miles ), Canutillo, TX (1.8 miles ), Anthony, NM (1.9 miles ), La Union, NM (2.3 miles ), Prado Verde, TX (2.3 miles) , Berino, NM (2.9 miles ), Santa Teresa, NM (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 31.96 N, Longitude: 106.57 W

Area code: 806

Westway household income distribution Westway home values distribution

Property values in Westway, TX

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (26%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Westway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Westway, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Westway-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 423.0 miles away from Westway center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 597.0 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 538.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 539.1 miles away from Westway center
On 3/12/2003 at 23:41:32, a magnitude 6.5 (5.5 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 445.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in El Paso County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Westway:

  • NM CUIDADO CASERO HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ANTHONY, NM)
  • ARMONIA HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • VICTORIA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • NEW HOPE COMMUNITY LIVING V (Hospital, about 7 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • AMAZING GRACE SYSTEMS HOMEHEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • THE MONTEVISTA AT CORONADO (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY--WHITE ACRES (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EL PASO, TX)

Amtrak station near Westway:

  • 15 miles: EL PASO (700 SAN FRANCISCO AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westway:

  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 14 miles; El Paso, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,008)
  • Vista College (about 16 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 18 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 25 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 25 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 115 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 152 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

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El Paso 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 2012 was 377. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

377
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.647. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.647
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 16.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.323. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 97.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

97.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0150. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0150
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 49.2%
(48.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 52.3% for other race residents, 61.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  87.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
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: 0.1% of all households

Westway compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Westway travel time to work - commute Westway mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Westway CDP (based on El Paso County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.43%
Here: 63.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents81.2%5.7%2.0%1.5%1.3%
Congregations19.0%17.0%7.3%9.0%5.3%
NameJewishChurch of the Nazarene Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%1.0%0.8%0.7%4.7%
Congregations0.7%2.7%0.7%2.3%36.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 116
El Paso County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 41
El Paso County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 216
El Paso County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 444
Here:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
El Paso County:

24.0%
Texas:

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

12.3%
State:

15.7%

5.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.62% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,256 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.62%
Texas average:

0.20%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.31% ($27,333 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($28,116)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.16% ($29,814)


5.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,852 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.27%
Texas average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.38% ($26,477 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.26% ($27,226)
to Bexar County, TX  0.23% ($32,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westway:

  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KVIV (1340 AM; 1 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: SPANISH CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KOBE (1450 AM; 1 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: EDWARDS MEDIA LTD. CO.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westway:

  • KOFX (92.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K219BX (91.7 FM; EL PASO, ETC., TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTSM-FM (99.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSII (93.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KINT-FM (93.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY-FM (96.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAQ (95.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KHRO (94.7 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPRR (102.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVER (91.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXCR (89.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBNA-FM (97.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTEP (88.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO)
  • K212EO (90.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KROL (99.5 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RIO GRANDE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO)
  • K211EN (90.1 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHQT (103.1 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)
  • K220GF (91.9 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westway:

  • KTYO (Channel 48; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: COUNCIL TREE COMMUNICATIONS VI, L.P.)
  • KTSM-TV (Channel 9; EL PASO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF EL PASO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVIA-TV (Channel 7; EL PASO, TX; Owner: NPG OF TEXAS, L.P.)
  • KSCE (Channel 38; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 38 CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • KFOX-TV (Channel 14; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KINT-TV (Channel 26; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K42DJ (Channel 42; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • KTFN (Channel 65; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDBC-TV (Channel 4; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KDBC-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOS (Channel 13; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EL PASO PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
  • K40FW (Channel 40; EL PASO, TX; Owner: BROADCAST GROUP, LTD.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • 6.25 Miles Nnw Of Junction Of Sr-1058 And Sr-214 (Lat: 34.934167 Lon: -102.784722), Type: 100.6, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 4255868700, , 3650 131ST AVENUE, SE, SUITE 400

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$138,2601$184,8201$8,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$74,5852$17,655
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$62,3100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.08

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$123,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2006 2005 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.08

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Westway

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