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West Columbia, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

West Columbia,TX index of house prices

Total population: 3,943 (All urban)

Houses: 1,710 (1,449 occupied: 968 owner occupied, 480 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

33%
State:

39%

Housing density: 668 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $135,112.

Median contract rent in 2016: $648 (lower quartile is $250, upper quartile is $810)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $672


Median gross rent in West Columbia, TX in 2016: $806

Housing units in West Columbia with a mortgage: 489 (0 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 488

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,285

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,660

Median monthly housing costs: $660


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West Columbia, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $89,125 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
West Columbia:

$89,125
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,664 - $127,649

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $88,911
Here:

$88,911
State:

$230,570

Mobile homes: $28,926
Here:

$28,926
State:

$80,655
Median year house/condo built: 1974

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,098
  • In family households: 3,628 (475 male householders, 561 female householders)
    663 spouses, 1,299 children (1,256 natural, 38 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 123 grandchildren, 48 brothers or sisters, 263 parents, 113 other relatives, 91 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 438 (184 male householders (172 living alone)), 217 female householders (204 living alone)), 41 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 26

Size of family households: 376 2-persons, 366 3-persons, 81 4-persons, 108 5-persons, 60 6-persons, 64 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 376 1-person, 25 2-persons.

575 married couples with children.
406 single-parent households (40 men, 366 women).

73.7% of residents of West Columbia speak English at home.
25.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 486 (11.9%)
(45.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Columbia, Texas:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1372 bedrooms
  • 7013 bedrooms
  • 954 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Columbia, Texas:

  • 32no bedroom
  • 981 bedroom
  • 1602 bedrooms
  • 1943 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in West Columbia in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 15no vehicle
  • 2511 vehicle
  • 3662 vehicles
  • 2473 vehicles
  • 624 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population

Cars and other vehicles available in West Columbia in renter-occupied apartments

  • 83no vehicle
  • 1191 vehicle
  • 2532 vehicles
  • 293 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Columbia, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 1304 rooms
  • 4525 rooms
  • 1766 rooms
  • 1397 rooms
  • 448 rooms
  • 109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Columbia, Texas:

  • 331 room
  • 582 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 1524 rooms
  • 805 rooms
  • 216 rooms
  • 287 rooms
  • 348 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • West Columbia, TX household income distribution

  • West Columbia, TX household income distribution
  • 156Less than $10,000
  • 50$10,000 to $14,999
  • 32$15,000 to $19,999
  • 93$20,000 to $24,999
  • 47$25,000 to $29,999
  • 60$30,000 to $34,999
  • 83$35,000 to $39,999
  • 52$40,000 to $44,999
  • 36$45,000 to $49,999
  • 166$50,000 to $59,999
  • 273$60,000 to $74,999
  • 201$75,000 to $99,999
  • 81$100,000 to $124,999
  • 55$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Columbia, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Columbia, TX
  • 19Less than $10,000
  • 70$10,000 to $14,999
  • 35$20,000 to $24,999
  • 32$25,000 to $29,999
  • 83$35,000 to $39,999
  • 64$40,000 to $49,999
  • 29$50,000 to $59,999
  • 43$60,000 to $69,999
  • 56$70,000 to $79,999
  • 57$80,000 to $89,999
  • 105$90,000 to $99,999
  • 135$100,000 to $124,999
  • 9$125,000 to $149,999
  • 74$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9$200,000 to $249,999
  • 14$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Columbia, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Columbia, TX
  • 75Less than $100
  • 67$100 to $149
  • 6$300 to $349
  • 24$400 to $449
  • 31$450 to $499
  • 18$500 to $549
  • 7$550 to $599
  • 16$600 to $649
  • 60$650 to $699
  • 15$700 to $749
  • 10$750 to $799
  • 101$800 to $899
  • 39$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11$2,000 to $2,499
  • 25No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 312010 or later
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 2291990 to 1999
  • 1261980 to 1989
  • 721970 to 1979
  • 35Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population
West Columbia commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 170
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 158
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 141
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 237
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 155
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 87
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 183
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 82
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 50
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 112
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 57
  • 90 or more minutes: 17
West Columbia, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.1%
Number of people working at home: 105 (6.5% of all workers)

West Columbia mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,245 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 272 (16%)
  • Taxi: 37 (2%)
  • Walked: 58 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 105 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 213
 American: 210
 Czech: 86
 Irish: 62
 English: 46
 Welsh: 20
 French (except Basque): 19
 Italian: 16
 Czechoslovakian: 15
 British: 13
 Scotch-Irish: 11
 European: 10
 Scottish: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 79%Mexico
  • 8%Canada
  • 7%Guatemala
  • 1%England
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,279
  • Other state: 307
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 74
  • South: 160
  • West: 72

84% of West Columbia residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Texas.

West Columbia:

84.4%
State average:

84.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 48
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 54
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 521
  • Less than 1 year of college: 54
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 246
  • Associate degree: 142
  • Bachelor's degree: 67
  • Master's degree: 19
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 27
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 52
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 567
  • Less than 1 year of college: 91
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 333
  • Associate degree: 133
  • Bachelor's degree: 138
  • Master's degree: 20
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 17.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 42.6%Males
  • 44.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.5%Males
  • 2.1%Females
West Columbia marital status for males
West Columbia marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,309
  • 3 or 4: 63
  • 5 to 9: 16
  • 10 to 19: 30
  • 20 to 49: 132
  • 50 or more: 68
  • Mobile homes: 46

Median worth of mobile homes: $50,601

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 7.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in West Columbia:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in West Columbia
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (47.6%)
  • Utility gas (44.3%)
  • No fuel used (6.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Electricity (72.3%)
  • Utility gas (25.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 37
Here:

8.2%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

6.9%
Texas:

15.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)