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Demographics

People

Total Population3,916
Male Share of the Population45.5%
Female Share of the Population54.5%
Senior Citizens12.3%
Employed Population 16+1,571
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married52.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.3%
Median Earnings25+$31,691
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,141
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,795

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,951
% Above Poverty Level82%
% Below Poverty Level18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.9%
Median Gross Rent$814
Median House Value$80,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)51.7%
German16%
Irish8.3%
English4.5%
Czech2.6%
Scottish2%
French Except Basque1.6%
Italian1.5%
Polish0.8%
Belgian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Dutch0.4%
Canadian0.2%
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West Columbia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Brazoria County
Standard Zip Codes77486
Phone Area Codes979
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude29.14
Approximate Longitude-95.64

West Columbia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationANGLETON 2 W
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp44 to 63 F
Apr Temp60 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 92 F
Oct Temp60 to 81 F
Annual Precip57.2 inches
StationNEW GULF
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp42 to 63 F
Apr Temp58 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp59 to 83 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches
StationFREEPORT 2 NW
Distance19.3 miles
Jan Temp45 to 63 F
Apr Temp61 to 77 F
Jul Temp77 to 90 F
Oct Temp64 to 80 F
Annual Precip50.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Angleton19,245$65,526
Bonney298$47,500
Brazoria3,063$50,208
Jones Creek2,195$78,333

West Columbia Public Schools

Columbia H S
521 S 16th St
ZIP: 77486
(979) 345-5147
High
Total Enrollment 868
West Columbia El
711 S Gray
ZIP: 77486
(979) 345-5147
Primary
Total Enrollment 750
Brazoria Co J J A E P
521 S 16th St
ZIP: 77486
(979) 345-5147
West Columbia Charter Sch
719 W Brazos Ave
ZIP: 77486
(210) 658-6848
Other
Total Enrollment 149
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