West University Place, Texas Population 2021

15,523
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West University Place is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 15,523, it is the 181st largest city in Texas and the 2270th largest city in the United States . West University Place is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually but its population has increased by 4.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,787 in 2010. West University Place reached it's highest population of 17,074 in 1950. Spanning over 2 miles, West University Place has a population density of 7,746 people per square mile.

The average household income in West University Place is $359,834 with a poverty rate of 1.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,260 per month, and the median house value is $1.11 Mn. The median age in West University Place is 42.1 years, 44 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

West University Place Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West University Place was:

  • White: 82.13%
  • Asian: 12.75%
  • Two or more races: 3.47%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West University Place, Texas is 15,523 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,616.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,787.

West University Place, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,81482.13%
Asian1,99012.75%
Two or More Races5413.47%
Some Other Race1000.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native870.56%
Black or African American710.46%
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West University Place Population by Race

West University Place Population Pyramid $2021

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West University Place Median Age

42.1


Total

44


Male

40.4


Female

West University Place Adults

There are 10,690 adults, (2,395 of whom are seniors) in West University Place.

West University Place Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West University Place Sex Ratio

Female

8,126

52.08%

Male

7,477

47.92%

West University Place Population by Age

West University Place Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West University Place Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.8%6.2%
All90.8%9.2%
Female78.6%21.4%
Non Family76.7%23.3%

90.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

West University Place Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4192.8890.8
Married4,2963.2393.8
Non Family8121.0676.7
Female2202.7178.6
Male913.05100

3.18

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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West University Place Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade600.57%
9th to 12th Grade490.47%
High School Graduate3193.05%
Some College6926.62%
Associates Degree2492.38%
Bachelors Degree3,58634.30%
Graduate Degree5,49952.60%
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West University Place Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West University Place Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,2648,2447,266
Asian1,3491,3491,189
Hispanic590501444
2+ Races184184172
Other Race686857
Black3434
Native American1919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.48%.

West University Place Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$144,044$206,027$91,814
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$42,333$53,167$
Some College$88,457$88,652$
Bachelors Degree$101,895$200,785$59,349
Graduate Degree$193,594$250,000$115,913

$144,044

Average Earnings

$206,027

Average Male

$91,814

Average Female

West University Place Earnings by Educational Attainment

West University Place Language by Age

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West University Place Language

81.56% of West University Place residents speak only English, while 18.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.39% of the population.

West University Place Language

West University Place Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,9342051.72%
Hispanic958555.74%

1.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.38%

Male Poverty Rate

1.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West University Place

The race most likely to be in poverty in West University Place is Hispanic, with 5.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West University Place is White, with 1.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.07%.

West University Place Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College3.29%
High School3.13%
Bachelors or Greater1.36%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

West University Place Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.55%
Male Unemployed6.52%
Female Employed1.59%
Male Employed0.33%

West University Place Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West University Place Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$250,000$359,834
Families$250,000$399,687
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$68,281$132,781
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Income by Household Type

West University Place Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

76.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

78.4%

Male Marriage Rate

74.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West University Place Married by Age and Sex

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West University Place Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West University Place Marital Status by Race

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West University Place Marital Status

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490

Number of Veterans

472

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam278
First Gulf War85
Second Gulf War75
Korea8
World War II

West University Place Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74248
35 to 5486
75+80
55 to 6445
18 to 3431

West University Place Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4755.31%
Hispanic315.25%
Asian151.08%

West University Place Veterans by Race

West University Place Veterans by Education

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2.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

West University Place Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

West University Place Employment by Age

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West University Place Employment by Race

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West University Place Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.52%

Born in West University Place

82.97%

Native Born

17.03%

Foreign Born

4.87%

Non Citizen

12.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.97% of West University Place residents were born in the United States, with 48.52% having been born in Texas. 4.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West University Place Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,523-31-0.20%
202015,554-31-0.20%
201915,585-31-0.20%
201815,616-17-0.11%
201715,63330.02%
201615,630580.37%
201515,5721591.03%
201415,4132241.47%
201315,1891661.10%
201215,0232431.64%
201114,7801911.31%
201014,5893780.26%
200014,2111,2910.96%
199012,9209100.73%
198012,010-1,307-1.03%
197013,317-1,311-0.93%
196014,628-2,446-1.53%
195017,0747,8536.35%
19409,2210.00%

West University Place Population by Year