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West University Place is a city in Harris County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Texas named West University Place. For links to other places called West University Place, TX, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of West University Place is 29.717N. The longitude is -95.433W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,904.


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$130,721
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.

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15% of West University Place residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West University Place ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West University Place was $69,674, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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79% of West University Place residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in West University Place, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,203.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,709.


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Harris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West University Place political report.

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The average commute time for West University Place workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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