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Overview

Introduction to White Settlement, Texas

White Settlement, Texas, in Tarrant county, is 8 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas.

This region was originally occupied by tribes of Native Americans. White pioneers arrived in the 18th century, however, even though they established a few settlements, most of the surrounding parts remained under the possession of the natives. To protect the pioneers, the War Department built a fort near the Trinity River in 1849, and named it "Fort Worth." It eventually led to the development of two separate settlements - one which was comprised of seven villages of Native Americans, and another which had white settlers. As a result, the community came to be known as "White Settlement." It was officially incorporated in 1941.

White Settlement and Nearby Attractions

  • White Settlement Historical Museum
  • Acton State Historic Site
  • Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
  • Dallas World Aquarium
  • Kimbell Art Museum
  • Dinosaur Valley State Park

Things To Do In White Settlement

White Settlement is home to the White Settlement Historical Museum, which museum showcases artifacts depicting the life of the early American settlers. The Kimbell Art Museum houses exhibits in a building designed by Louis Kahn, while the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History features exhibits on dinosaurs, fossils, and local history. Acton State Historic Site, and Little Chapel-in-the-Woods are places of historic interest near the city. The 1,524-acre Dinosaur Valley State Park provides amenities for hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping, and picnicking. Various recreational activities can also be pursued at the Cedar Hill State Park, Cleburne State Park, and Lake Mineral Wells State Park. White Settlement also offers easy access to several popular destinations like the Dallas World Aquarium, the Fort Worth Botanical Garden, the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, and the Fort Worth Zoo.

White Settlement Transportation

Air transportation is available from Dallas/ Fort Worth International Airport.

White Settlement Higher Education

Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University, University of Texas at Arlington, and Weatherford College are situated nearby.

People

Total Population 16,733
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 7,713
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 42.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,880
% Above Poverty Level 79.9%
% Below Poverty Level 20.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.7%
Median Gross Rent $823
Median House Value $75,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.4%
Irish 11.2%

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

White Settlement Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Tarrant
Standard Zip Codes 76108
Phone Area Codes 817
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.759
Longitude -97.458

White Settlement 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 EAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station BENBROOK DAM
Distance 7.6 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
Station DALLAS LOVE AP
Distance 35.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

White Settlement Public Libraries

Library
White Settlement Public Library
8215 WHITE SETTLEMENT RD
White Settlement, Texas
(817) 367-0166
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White Settlement High Schools

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BREWER H S
1000 S CHERRY LN
817-367-1200
Serves 1,263 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

MEZA HIGH SCHOOL
8500 ROCKWAY DR
817-367-1237
A Non-traditional School
Serves 20 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8

WHITE SETTLEMENT DISCIPLINARY CAMP
8500 ROCKWAY DR
817-367-1364
A Non-traditional School
Serves 20 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.7

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