Whitehouse is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,189 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Whitehouse is the 264th largest community in Texas.
Whitehouse is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Whitehouse is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Whitehouse who work in sales jobs (14.03%), office and administrative support (11.55%), and management occupations (8.85%).
Also of interest is that Whitehouse has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Whitehouse is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Whitehouse’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Whitehouse doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Whitehouse citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.68% of adults in Whitehouse have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Whitehouse in 2010 was $24,377, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,508 for a family of four. However, Whitehouse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Whitehouse home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Whitehouse residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Whitehouse include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Whitehouse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.