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People

Total Population 2,802
Male Share of the Population 44.5%
Female Share of the Population 55.5%
Senior Citizens 25.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,143
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 42.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,459
% Above Poverty Level 82.6%
% Below Poverty Level 17.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $666
Median House Value $89,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 14.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles N of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles S of Arlington, Texas
County McLennan
Metro Area Waco
Standard Zip Codes 76691
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.802
Longitude -97.091

West Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HILLSBORO
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station WACO DAM
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Station WHITNEY DAM
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 35 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, West, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Rogers Hill (76691)

Tours (76691)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abbott 390 $76,875
Aquilla 166 $51,625
Gholson 851 $61,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Public Libraries

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West Public Library
209 W TOKIO RD
West, Texas
(254) 826-3070

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West High Schools

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WEST H S
801 N REAGAN ST
254-826-7510
Serves 537 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

BROOKHAVEN YOUTH RANCH
5467 ROGERS HILL RD
254-829-1920
A Non-traditional School
Serves 57 students.

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