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People

Total Population 2,349
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 19.1%
Employed Population 16+ 816
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 49.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,174
% Above Poverty Level 75.8%
% Below Poverty Level 24.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.9%
Median Gross Rent $596
Median House Value $73,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 15.5%

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

Whitney Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles N of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles S of Fort Worth, Texas
County Hill
Standard Zip Codes 76692
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.951
Longitude -97.321

Whitney 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 WHITNEY DAM
Distance 7.5 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
Station WACO DAM
Distance 25.1 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 CLEBURNE
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abbott 390 $76,875
Aquilla 166 $51,625
Blum 462 $39,861
Covington 267 $49,063
Hillsboro 8,360 $32,328

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

Whitney Public Libraries

Library
Lake Whitney Public Library
106 N COLORADO
Whitney, Texas
(254) 694-4639

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Whitney Hospitals

LAKE WHITNEY MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
200 N SAN JACINTO STREET
(254) 694-3165
Emergency Service: Yes

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Whitney High Schools

WHITNEY H S
305 S SAN JACINTO ST
254-694-3457
Serves 447 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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