|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West is 2,557. West, Texas is the 6,758th largest city in the US.
The peak population of West was in 2010, when its population was 2,807. In 2010, West was the 6,351st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,758th largest city in the US. West is currently 8.9% smaller than it was in 2010.
West has shrunk 6.7% since the year 2000. West, Texas's growth is below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6752||Bonners Ferry, Idaho||2,561||-2.7%|
|6755||Bethlehem, West Virginia||2,558||-3.2%|
|6756||Ravenel, South Carolina||2,558||9.2%|
|6759||Dalton Gardens, Idaho||2,556||11.9%|
|6760||Corinth, New York||2,555||3.1%|
|6762||Buckeye Lake, Ohio||2,551||-16.5%|
|6763||Skaneateles, New York||2,551||-2.4%|
|6764||Andrews, South Carolina||2,550||-16.8%|
The total voting age population of West, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,135. The voting age population is 42.6% male and 57.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.4% of the residents of West are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West are 89.2% White, 8.2% Black, 1.0% Other, 1.0% Two or more races and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 9.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West, 15.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.5%. On a per-household basis, 15.3% of families are below the poverty line in West.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.0% of West residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.0% of West residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.5% have a bachelor's degree and 6.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West residents aged 5 and older, 9.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West is 2.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West, 18.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West is $47,174.
In West, 62.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.2% of housing units in West.
Of all the housing units in West, 27.0% of them were build before 1940.
In West, 8.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 110 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West is $895.
In West, 75.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.