West University Place

The homes range from forties-era, split-level brick bungalows bordering parks to traditional stucco stunners.

Welcome to West University Place

Consistently landing on the national “best places to live” list this neighborhood known as “West U” offers two square miles of low-key, high-end living inside the 610 Loop. Close to Rice University, West U feels like a small town that happens to be surrounded by one of the largest cities in the country. Rich in recreational resources, solid schools, and kid-friendly hot spots (not to mention next door to Houston’s vaunted Museum District), West U has long been considered an ideal place to raise a family, making it a smart investment for homeowners.
 
The homes range from forties-era, split-level brick bungalows bordering parks to traditional stucco stunners that have gone up in recent years and farmhouse-style homes with inviting porches. In West U, the homes tend to be unique and unfailingly endearing.
 
West U families take advantage of the swimming pool, parks and many programs at the local rec center. The neighborhood boasts one of the largest little leagues in the country. Friends and neighbors, who often volunteer together, catch up at popular hangouts like Tiny’s No. 5 and Little Matt’s or at the open-air Rice Village mall. Thanks to its history of zoning codes and private police and fire departments, West U prides itself on providing residents with covetable quality-of-life amenities. Top-ranked West University Elementary School is a particularly popular draw. And though mostly residential, the neighborhood has a good number of shops and eateries on convenient corners.

Overview for West University Place, TX

14,975 people live in West University Place, where the median age is 41.3 and the average individual income is $128,050. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,975

Total Population

41.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$128,050

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for West University Place, TX

West University Place has 5,222 households, with an average household size of 2.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West University Place do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,975 people call West University Place home. The population density is 7,472.28 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,975

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.3

Median Age

49.65 / 50.35%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,222

Total Households

2.87

Average Household Size

$128,050

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Single
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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in West University Place, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby West University Place. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St Mark's Episcopal School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
West University Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
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