Venus, Texas

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High Points

Venus strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Venus Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 19% Venus Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Venus, Texas

Comparing Venus to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 9
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 2 3
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 9 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 8
People Above Poverty 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 5
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 4 5
Working at Home 4 5
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
People Living Alone 4 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Venus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 20 miles S of Arlington, Texas
County Johnson
Standard Zip Codes 76084
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.444
Longitude -97.102

Venus Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 75 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
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Venus Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 910 100%
Male 446 49%
Female 464 51%
Under 18 273 30%
18+ 637 70%
65+ 91 10%
Median Age 31.9
Average Family Size 3.21
White 772 84.8%
African-American 14 1.5%
Asian 53 5.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 41 4.5%
Mixed Race 26 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 120 13.2%

Estimated Venus Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,229
Growth 1,319
Growth % 144.9%

Venus Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.7%
German 17.1%
English 14.5%
US/American 12.4%
Irish 5.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Dutch 1.5%
Czech 1.5%
Italian 0.9%
European 0.8%
British 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Venus 910 $48,906
Alvarado 3,288 $36,471
Cedar Hill 32,093 $63,416
Grandview 1,358 $38,188
Mansfield 28,031 $71,700
Maypearl 746 $53,750
Midlothian 7,480 $55,055

Venus Public Libraries

Joe A Hall High School And Community Library
Venus, Texas
(972) 366-8353

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Venus High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

A Title I School.
Serves 510 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

A Non-traditional School
Serves 8 students.

Venus Colleges

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