West, TX

2,816 Population
1.7 square miles 1,696.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,696.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
81.1%
was 72.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.4%
was 1.3%
 
Percent Under 18
22.7%
was 21.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
27.0%
was 25.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
11.2%
was 17.4%
 
Median Household Income
$39,643
was $37,083
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40
42.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
101.5
was 35.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,184
was 705.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,360
was 1,361
 
Median Rent
$643
was $666
 
Total Building Permits
45
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,110
was 1,111
 
Homeownership Rate
61.1%
was 64.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
45
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
819.3
was 819.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
36.7%
was 38.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
35.9
was 1.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
16.0
was 0.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.1%
was 89.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.3%
was 83.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.7%
was 16.1%
 

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