Western Lake, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Western Lake, Texas - Basic Facts

The Western Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 1,599 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Western Lake is located at latitude 32.6212 and longitude -97.8167 in Parker County. The formal boundaries for the Western Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Parker County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 791 feet.

The Western Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2587002) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Western Lake Census Designated Place is located within Weatherford Division of Parker County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Western Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Western Lake, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,599
Population in Households 1,599
Population in Familes 1,364
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 461
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 543
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 406
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 420 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $107,353
Average Home Value $181,548


Median Household Income $49,589
Average Household Income $74,769
Per Capita Income $26,241
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 1.05%
Households 0.66% 0.98%
Families 1.32% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Western Lake, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Western Lake to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 799 54th
Population Density1 # 1204 31st
Diversity Index2 # 711 59th
Median Household Income # 669 62nd
Per Capita Income # 550 69th

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