Whitehouse is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,799 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 (13.05%), teaching (10.57%), and healthcare (9.22%).
Because of many things, Whitehouse is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Whitehouse 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, Whitehouse has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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 overall education level of Whitehouse is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.00% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Whitehouse in 2010 was $25,324, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,296 for a family of four. However, Whitehouse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Whitehouse is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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. Whitehouse also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Whitehouse include German, Irish, English, French, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Whitehouse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.