West, TX Population

Population: 2,692. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,711 (+0.7% change)
Males: 1,241 (46.1%), Females: 1,451 (53.9%)

McLennan County

Zip code: 76691

Median resident age: 39.0 years
Median household income: $32,580
Median house value: $54,900

Races in West:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Black (4.2%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Czech (39.9%), German (14.5%), United States (10.8%), Irish (7.9%), English (4.0%), French (1.9%).

Elevation: 646 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in West

  • High school or higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West city

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

6.2% Foreign born (5.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-2.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near West:

  • HILL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; HILLSBORO, TX)
  • HILLCREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; WACO, TX)
  • DE PAUL CENTER (about 18 miles; WACO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West:

  • WACO REGIONAL (about 17 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: ACT)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 50 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 65 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
Other public-use airports nearest to West:

  • TSTC WACO (about 12 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: CNW)
  • WINGS FOR CHRIST INTL FLIGHT ACADEMY (about 14 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: 73F)
  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 20 miles; HILLSBORO, TX; Abbreviation: 5T5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West:

  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 14 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 49 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 52 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 58 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 64 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,467)

Schools

Public high school in West:

  • WEST H S (Students: 537; Location: 801 N REAGAN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in West:

  • WEST EL (Students: 445; Location: 801 N REAGAN ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • WEST MIDDLE (Students: 302; Location: 801 N REAGAN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WEST INT (Students: 197; Location: 801 N REAGAN ST; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • BROOKHAVEN YOUTH RANCH (Students: 57; Location: 5467 ROGERS HILL RD; Grades: 06 – 12)
Private primary/middle school in West:

  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: PO BOX 277 507 W SPRUCE ST; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in West:

  • WEST PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $23,383; Location: 209 W TOKIO RD; 29,863 books; 314 audio materials; 682 video materials; 5 serial subscriptions)