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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: 1,786 (1,640 occupied: 957 owner occupied, 548 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

39%

Housing density: 698 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $310,646.

Median contract rent in 2015: $648 (lower quartile is $250, upper quartile is $810)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $705


Median gross rent in West Columbia, TX in 2015: $403

Housing units in West Columbia with a mortgage: 421 (13 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 499

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $42,450

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $53,080

Median monthly housing costs: $679


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West Columbia, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $89,726 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
West Columbia:

$89,726
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,802 - $117,490
Median year house/condo built: 1971

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,202
  • In family households: 3,587 (842 male householders, 291 female householders)
    842 spouses, 1,325 children (1,186 natural, 23 adopted, 116 stepchildren), 88 grandchildren, 31 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 52 other relatives, 95 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 615 (146 male householders (104 living alone)), 378 female householders (351 living alone)), 91 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 71 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 441 2-persons, 297 3-persons, 202 4-persons, 123 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 455 1-person, 51 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

724 married couples with children.
331 single-parent households (61 men, 270 women).

82.8% of residents of West Columbia speak English at home.
15.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (18% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 32% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 404 (9.5%)
(29.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 3102 bedrooms
  • 5383 bedrooms
  • 944 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population

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

  • 41no bedroom
  • 2241 bedroom
  • 2542 bedrooms
  • 1193 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 75+ 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:

  • 24no vehicle
  • 2961 vehicle
  • 4652 vehicles
  • 1543 vehicles
  • 404 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population

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

  • 134no vehicle
  • 3421 vehicle
  • 1492 vehicles
  • 203 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 633 rooms
  • 1154 rooms
  • 3565 rooms
  • 2286 rooms
  • 977 rooms
  • 928 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population

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

  • 261 room
  • 692 rooms
  • 1383 rooms
  • 1954 rooms
  • 1445 rooms
  • 556 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population

Year house 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
  • 249Less than $10,000
  • 105$10,000 to $14,999
  • 205$15,000 to $19,999
  • 114$20,000 to $24,999
  • 139$25,000 to $29,999
  • 80$30,000 to $34,999
  • 139$35,000 to $39,999
  • 54$40,000 to $44,999
  • 68$45,000 to $49,999
  • 109$50,000 to $59,999
  • 170$60,000 to $74,999
  • 143$75,000 to $99,999
  • 37$100,000 to $124,999
  • 22$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $199,999
  • 8$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in West Columbia, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in West Columbia, TX
  • 17Less than $10,000
  • 31$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 52$25,000 to $29,999
  • 60$35,000 to $39,999
  • 55$40,000 to $49,999
  • 76$50,000 to $59,999
  • 42$60,000 to $69,999
  • 41$70,000 to $79,999
  • 74$80,000 to $89,999
  • 125$90,000 to $99,999
  • 139$100,000 to $124,999
  • 30$125,000 to $149,999
  • 63$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in West Columbia, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in West Columbia, TX
  • 101Less than $100
  • 36$100 to $149
  • 15$300 to $349
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 50$450 to $499
  • 11$500 to $549
  • 8$550 to $599
  • 32$600 to $649
  • 97$650 to $699
  • 6$700 to $749
  • 13$750 to $799
  • 60$800 to $899
  • 21$1,000 to $1,249
  • 13$2,000 to $2,499
  • 21No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1411995 to March 2000
  • 301990 to 1994
  • 711985 to 1989
  • 551980 to 1984
  • 521975 to 1979
  • 201970 to 1974
  • 231965 to 1969
  • 12Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to West Columbia population
West Columbia commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 107
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 282
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 110
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 320
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 147
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 112
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 197
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 53
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 69
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 120
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 82
  • 90 or more minutes: 18
West Columbia, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 90.6%
Number of people working at home: 29 (1.8% of all workers)

West Columbia mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,332 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 176 (11%)
  • Walked: 59 (4%)
  • Other means: 50 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 29 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 1,730
 German: 248
 United States or American: 240
 English: 222
 Irish: 220
 Scotch-Irish: 119
 Czech: 70
 French (except Basque): 60
 Italian: 57
 Polish: 55
 Swedish: 49
 Dutch: 32
 British: 22
 Norwegian: 21
 Scottish: 21
 Subsaharan African:: 16
 African: 16
 European: 14
 Austrian: 13
 Canadian: 13
 Danish: 12
 Welsh: 11
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Greek: 5

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

  • 78%Mexico
  • 8%Vietnam
  • 6%Honduras
  • 2%Indonesia
  • 2%India
  • 1%United Kingdom
  • 1%Italy

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

  • This state: 3,233
  • Northeast: 72
  • Midwest: 209
  • South: 219
  • West: 96

57% of West Columbia residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Texas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 21
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 26
  • 5th and 6th grade: 50
  • 7th and 8th grade: 29
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 43
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 80
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 380
  • Less than 1 year of college: 101
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 207
  • Associate degree: 36
  • Bachelor's degree: 107
  • Master's degree: 39
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 60
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 24
  • 5th and 6th grade: 38
  • 7th and 8th grade: 53
  • 9th grade: 87
  • 10th grade: 70
  • 11th grade: 48
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 44
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 497
  • Less than 1 year of college: 145
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 210
  • Associate degree: 107
  • Bachelor's degree: 113
  • Master's degree: 25
  • Professional school degree: 14
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 11.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 6.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 3.0%Females
West Columbia marital status for males
West Columbia marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,310
  • One, attached: 44
  • Two: 40
  • 3 or 4: 27
  • 5 to 9: 19
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 to 49: 142
  • 50 or more: 117
  • Mobile homes: 60

Median worth of mobile homes: $46,909

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in West Columbia:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 55.6%Utility gas
  • 38.5%Electricity
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 61.2%Electricity
  • 32.2%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 38
Here:

7.3%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 34
Here:

11.8%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

15.4%

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)