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Demographics

People

Total Population2,816
Male Share of the Population45.3%
Female Share of the Population54.7%
Senior Citizens27%
Employed Population 16+1,215
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married43.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,984
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,271

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,981
% Above Poverty Level88.8%
% Below Poverty Level11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.6%
Median Gross Rent$643
Median House Value$92,800

Ancestry

Czech38.5%
German23.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.2%
Irish13.1%
English6.9%
Dutch3%
Italian2.3%
Polish1.8%
French Except Basque1.8%
Scottish1.1%
Swedish0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Israeli0.4%
Welsh0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
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West Almanac

CategoryValue
County McLennan County
Standard Zip Codes76691
Phone Area Codes254
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.8
Approximate Longitude-97.09

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)

StationHILLSBORO
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp35 to 57 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 95 F
Oct Temp57 to 80 F
Annual Precip37.1 inches
StationWACO DAM
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp33 to 57 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 96 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches
StationWHITNEY DAM
Distance16.5 miles
Jan Temp33 to 56 F
Apr Temp53 to 77 F
Jul Temp72 to 96 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip35 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Abbott324$67,813
Aquilla157$50,833
Gholson856$68,068
Leroy368$70,000
Penelope156$60,313
Ross202$77,000

West Public Libraries

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

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West Public Schools

West Brookhaven Youth Ranch School
5467 Rogers Hill Rd
ZIP: 76691
(254) 981-2243
High
Total Enrollment 27
West El
209 N Harrison St
ZIP: 76691
(254) 981-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 589
West H S
1008 Jerry Mashek Dr
ZIP: 76691
(254) 981-2050
High
Total Enrollment 435
West Middle
406 W Shook St
ZIP: 76691
(254) 981-2120
Middle
Total Enrollment 311

West Private Schools

St Marys School
507 W Spruce
ZIP: 76691
Elementary
Total Enrollment 118
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