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 (13.52%), healthcare (10.60%), and office and administrative support (10.31%).
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.
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 education level of Whitehouse citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.09% of adults in Whitehouse have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Whitehouse in 2010 was $25,344, 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 $101,376 for a family of four. However, Whitehouse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Whitehouse is a somewhat 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 Asian. Whitehouse also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Whitehouse include German, Irish, English, French, and European.
The most common language spoken in Whitehouse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.