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.
Unlike some cities, Whitehouse isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Whitehouse are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (14.87%), office and administrative support (10.45%), and management occupations (9.27%).
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.
Because of many things, Whitehouse is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Whitehouse really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Whitehouse perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Whitehouse is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Whitehouse who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.23% of adults in Whitehouse have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Whitehouse in 2010 was $25,368, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,472 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.