West Houston demographics profile

StatisticWest HoustonHoustonTexas
Population139,7382,240,58226,956,435
Population density (sq mi)3,6253,52097
Median age37.432.734.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%49%48%
Speak Englishn/a52%65%
Speak Spanishn/a38%30%
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  • The population density in West Houston is 3% higher than Houston.
  • The median age in West Houston is 14% higher than Houston.
  • In West Houston 62.43% of the population is White.
  • In West Houston 19.88% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In West Houston 12.23% of the population is Asian.

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West Houston population breakdown by race

RaceWest HoustonHoustonTexas
White62.43%58.27%74.84%
Black or African American19.88%22.82%11.95%
Asian12.23%6.66%4.36%
American Indian0.29%0.36%0.48%
Native Hawaiian0.07%0.06%0.08%
Mixed race2.70%2.01%2.50%
Other race2.41%9.83%5.79%
In West Houston, 44.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The West Houston, Houston, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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