Living in West University Place, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-10

West University Place SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
8.5

West University Place, TX Crime Report

113
Total Crimes
717.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-72.08%
Below National Average

West University Place, TX Cost Of Living

193
West University Place's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average

West University Place, Texas Info Snack

West University Place, often called West University or West U for short, is a city located in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area and southwestern Harris County. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of the city was 14,787. It is nicknamed "The Neighborhood City" and is mainly a bedroom community for upper-class families.
Population
15,619
Unemployment
2.9%
Poverty
1.7%
Median Home
$1,055,000
Median Income
$250,001
Median Rent
$2,372

West University Place, TX Photos

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Rankings for West University Place in Texas

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Map Of West University Place, TX

Population over time in West University Place

Year Population % Change
2017 15,619 0.9%
2016 15,477 1.0%
2015 15,318 -0.6%
2014 15,412 1.2%
2013 15,223 1.3%
2012 15,033 1.1%
2011 14,866 0.9%
2010 14,733 0.8%
2009 14,615 -
Crime/100k West University Place TX USA
Violent Crime 12.7 410.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 6.3 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 0.0 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 704.4 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 222.1 410.8 376.0
Larceny 450.5 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 31.7 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in West University Place

White
76.8% (11,990)
African American
0.8% (130)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
11.4% (1,781)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (13)
Two Or More
2.4% (381)
Hispanic
8.5% (1,324)
Race West University Place TX USA
White 76.8% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 0.8% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 11.4% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.5% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For West University Place, Texas

Less than $10,000
1.4% (22,172)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.2% (19,005)
$15,000 to $24,999
1.4% (22,172)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.1% (32,251)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.2% (65,655)
$50,000 to $74,999
5.5% (86,100)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.1% (95,603)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.0% (140,524)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.8% (121,807)
$200,000 or more
61.2% (956,606)
Income West University Place TX USA
Less than $10,000 1.4% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.2% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 1.4% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.1% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.2% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 5.5% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.1% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.0% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.8% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 61.2% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in West University Place

Female
51.0% (7,973)
Male
49.0% (7,646)
Gender West University Place TX USA
Female 51.0% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in West University Place for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (156)
9-12th Grade
0.0% (0)
High School / GED
3.0% (468)
Some College
7.0% (1,093)
Associate's Degree
2.0% (312)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (5,466)
Master's Degree
24.0% (3,748)
Professional Degree
21.0% (3,279)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (1,093)
Education West University Place TX USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 0.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 3.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 7.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 2.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 24.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 21.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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