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West University Place, often called West University or West U for short, is a city located in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area and southwestern Harris County. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of the city was 14,787. It is nicknamed "The Neighborhood City" and is mainly a bedroom community for upper-class families. West University Place is surrounded by the cities of Bellaire, Houston, and Southside Place. The United States Postal Service uses "Houston" as the city designation for all West University Place addresses, although the actual name of "West University Place" is also acceptable. As of 2011, West University Place has the fifth highest fraction of households with incomes $150,000 or greater. Almost all street names in West University Place are allusions to universities, colleges, and poets.


West University Place in United States awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in West University Place. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Houston, United States. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Houston for its bountiful attractions like Ferry Terminal To Port Bolivar, The Strand Historic District, The Seawall Boulevard on your trip to West University Place. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is George Bush Intercontinental Airport, William P. Hobby Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for West University Place*

  • Pollution Statistics in West University Place

    Know the pollution level of West University Place before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 53.42 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 52.21 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.03 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.06 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.82 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 38.73 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 39.34 (Low)
  • West University Place: Crime and Safety

    How safe is West University Place for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in West University Place.

    • Burglary and Theft 60.71 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 57.84 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 68.05 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 46.56 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 68.56 (High)
    • Attacks 52.65 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 69.13 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 60.34 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 26.87 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 49.43 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.69 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 68.23 (High)
  • Living in West University Place - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of West University Place is 172.23 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 39.62 (Low)
    • Climate Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 54.52 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.27 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 67.48 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.52 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 152.49 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in West University Place

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in West University Place

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.23 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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