West University Place is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 14,724 people and three constituent neighborhoods, West University Place is the 193rd largest community in Texas.
West University Place home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but West University Place real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.17% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, West University Place is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, West University Place is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making West University Place a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, West University Place has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, West University Place’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, West University Place doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to West University Place, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. West University Place is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 91.34% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in West University Place in 2018 was $128,050, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $512,200 for a family of four.
West University Place is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call West University Place home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West University Place residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West University Place include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of West University Place's cultural character, accounting for 16.49% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in West University Place is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.