West University

A city located in the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area and southwestern Harris County.

Welcome to West University

West University Place, often called West University or West U for short, is a city located in the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area and southwestern Harris County. Just a hop, skip, and a jump away from downtown Houston, the Galleria, and Texas Medical Center, this tree-lined Inner Loop enclave appeals to families and young professionals alike.

Overview for West University, TX

14,778 people live in West University, where the median age is 20.6 and the average individual income is $9,133.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,778

Total Population

20.6 years

Median Age

High

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

$9,133.15

Average individual Income

Around West University, TX

There's plenty to do around West University, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

94
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
98
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
66
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lovejoy Bakery, Sideserf Cake Studio, and Citrusnade.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.62 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.12 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.39 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.8 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.66 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.03 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for West University, TX

West University has 3,988 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West University do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,778 people call West University home. The population density is 26,268.81 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,778

Total Population

High

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

20.6

Median Age

48.68 / 51.32%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

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
3,988

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$9,133.15

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in West University, TX

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby West University. 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 Austin Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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