Western Lake, Texas

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Western Lake, Texas
Western Lake is located in Texas
Western Lake
Western Lake
Coordinates: 32°37′17″N 96°48′58″W / 32.62139°N 96.81611°W / 32.62139; -96.81611Coordinates: 32°37′17″N 96°48′58″W / 32.62139°N 96.81611°W / 32.62139; -96.81611
Country United States
State Texas
CountyParker
Area
 • Total3.52 sq mi (9.1 km2)
 • Land3.47 sq mi (9.0 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
807 ft (246 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,525
 • Density430/sq mi (170/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central)
ZIP code
76087
Area code(s)817
GNIS feature ID2587002[2]

Western Lake is a census-designated place in Parker County, Texas, United States. This was a new CDP for the 2010 census with a population of 1,525.[3]

Geography[edit]

Western Lake is located approximately 12 miles south of Weatherford is south central Parker County. It is part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.52 square miles (9.1 km2), of which 3.47 square miles (9.0 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census[5] there were 1,525 people, 521 households, and 374 families residing in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 79.4% White (65.5% Non-Hispanic White), 0.6% African American, 0.6% Asian, 1.4% Native American, 15.3% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 30.4% of the population.

Education[edit]

The Weatherford Independent School District (WISD) serves students living in Western Lake. Zoned campuses include Curtis Elementary School (grades K-6), Hall Middle School (grades 7-8), Weatherford High School Ninth Grade Center (grade 9), and Weatherford High School [1] (grades 10-12).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Western Lake, Texas
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Western Lake CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Western Lake CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  5. ^ U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  6. ^ Attendance Boundaries - Weatherford Independent School District. Retrieved January 12, 2016.