West University Place, Harris County, Texas

West University Place: City in Harris County, Texas, U.S.


West University Place is a city located in the county of Harris in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 14,787 and a population density of 2,849 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 15,496 inhabitants.

The city was created 106 years ago in 1916.

Quick Facts about West University Place

Population : 15,496 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Harris County
Postal code : 77005
Phone Area Codes : 713
Area : 5.19 km2
Altitude : 49 feet / 15 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1917 (106 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:39:19 (6th June 2023)
Density : 2,985 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.58% (2010-2020)
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West University Place is located at 29°43'5"N 95°26'2"W (29.7180100, -95.4338300).

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The population of West University Place increased by 4.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,787 - census
2011 14,780 -0.05% estimation process
2012 15,023 1.62% estimation process
2013 15,189 1.09% estimation process
2014 15,413 1.45% estimation process
2015 15,572 1.02% estimation process
2016 15,630 0.37% estimation process
2017 15,633 0.02% estimation process
2018 15,616 -0.11% estimation process
2019 15,585 -0.2% estimation process
2020 15,496 -0.57% estimation process

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Schools in West University Place

College & universities near West University Place, TX

Code Name City ZIP
222938 The Art Institute of Houston Houston (TX) 77027-9625

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near West University Place, TX

Code Name Address Type
HOG Houston, TX 2121 Main Street BUS
HOS Houston 902 Washington Ave. RAIL
PVW Prairie View, TX 44814 US Highway 290 Business \r\n BUS
GLS Galveston (Texas Eagle Bus), Texas 25th St. and Strand St. BUS

Post offices near West University Place

Post Office Name City ZIP
Weslayan Post Office Houston (TX) 77005

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Cloverleaf 22,942 Census designated place
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Brownwood 18,208 City in Texas, United States of America
South Houston 17,446 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Aldine 15,869 Census designated place
Humble 15,539 City in Texas
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Distance to Other Cities

West University Place distances to largest Texas cities