Westover Hills, Texas

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Town of Westover Hills, Texas
Westover Hills Town Hall
Westover Hills Town Hall
Location of Westover Hills in Tarrant County, Texas
Location of Westover Hills in Tarrant County, Texas
Coordinates: 32°44′44″N 97°24′54″W / 32.74556°N 97.41500°W / 32.74556; -97.41500Coordinates: 32°44′44″N 97°24′54″W / 32.74556°N 97.41500°W / 32.74556; -97.41500
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyTarrant
Area
 • Total0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)
 • Land0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
597 ft (182 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total682
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
683
 • Density963.33/sq mi (372.05/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76107
Area code817
FIPS code48-77788[3]
GNIS feature ID1349869[4]
Websitehttp://westoverhills.us/

Westover Hills is a town in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. The population was 682 at the 2010 census.[5]

In 2000, Westover Hills was the wealthiest location in Texas by per capita income and the 12th highest-income place in the United States. It has since been surpassed in Texas by both Piney Point Village and Barton Creek. It is still the wealthiest suburb of Ft. Worth, Texas.

Geography[edit]

Westover Hills is located at 32°44′44″N 97°24′54″W / 32.74556°N 97.41500°W / 32.74556; -97.41500 (32.745630, –97.415131).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940197
195026635.0%
196030715.4%
197037421.8%
198067179.4%
19906720.1%
2000658−2.1%
20106823.6%
2019 (est.)683[2]0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2020 census[edit]

Westover Hills racial composition[8]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 601 93.76%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 1 0.16%
Asian (NH) 9 1.4%
Some Other Race (NH) 4 0.62%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 12 1.87%
Hispanic or Latino 14 2.18%
Total 641

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 641 people, 300 households, and 247 families residing in the town.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 658 people, 258 households, and 211 families in the town. The population density was 920.9 people per square mile (357.8/km2). There were 273 housing units at an average density of 382.1 per square mile (148.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.33% White, 0.76% Asian, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52%.[3]

Of the 258 households 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.1% were married couples living together, 1.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 15.9% of households were one person and 9.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.86.

The age distribution was 24.0% under the age of 18, 2.0% from 18 to 24, 17.0% from 25 to 44, 35.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% 65 or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median household income was in excess $200,000, as is the median family income . Males had a median income of over $100,000 versus $45,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $133,558. About 1.0% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.

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Politics[edit]

The city of Westover Hills is one of the most reliably Republican jurisdictions in the state of Texas. Every GOP presidential candidate since Thomas Dewey in 1948 has carried the city by over 25 points, with Dwight Eisenhower, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush each earning over 90% of the vote in 1952, 1956, 1984 and 1988 respectively. In his 1998 gubernatorial re-election bid, George W. Bush would also top 90% Among the Democratic candidates for president, only Lyndon Johnson in 1964 has ever come within 30 points of carrying Westover Hills.

In 1944, Franklin Delano Roosevelt finished third in the city, behind Dewey, and the unpledged Texas Regulars third party, who won the city with over three quarters of the vote.

All presidential election results for Westover Hills since 1944, and all gubernatorial results since 1998 are listed below:

Westover Hills city vote
by party in presidential elections
Year Democratic Republican Third Parties
2020[11] 23.27% 118 76.73% 389 0.00% 0
2016[12] 17.94% 87 78.56% 381 3.50% 17
2012[13] 14.20% 71 85.20% 426 0.60% 3
2008[14] 21.51% 108 78.09% 392 0.40% 2
2004[15] 16.77% 84 81.64% 409 1.60% 8
2000[16] 11.52% 56 86.42% 420 2.06% 10
1996[17] 13.42% 62 84.85% 392 1.73% 8
1992[18] 8.79% 32 81.87% 298 9.34% 34
1988[19] 6.07% 21 93.93% 325 0.00% 0
1984[20] 5.68% 20 94.32% 332 0.00% 0
1980[21] 25.45% 439 71.42% 1,232 3.13% 54
1976[22] 31.74% 510 67.89% 1,091 0.37% 6
1972[23] 18.12% 531 81.88% 2,399 0.00% 0
1968[23] 20.13% 93 73.59% 340 6.28% 29
1964[24] 35.78% 122 64.22% 219 0.00% 0
1960[25] 21.74% 45 78.26% 162 0.00% 0
1956[26] 1.52% 2 93.62% 132 5.30% 7
1952[27] 5.93% 8 94.07% 127 0.00% 0
1948[28] 5.00% 5 84.00% 84 11.00% 11
1944[29] 9.57% 9 11.70% 11 78.72% 74
Westover Hills city vote
by party in gubernatorial elections
Year Democratic Republican Third Parties
2022[30] 20.14% 84 78.90% 329 0.96% 4
2018[31] 16.30% 75 83.26% 383 0.43% 2
2014[32] 15.17% 61 84.08% 338 0.75% 3
2010[33] 23.02% 93 76.73% 310 0.25% 1
2006[34] 15.54% 62 62.41% 249 22.06% 88
2002[35] 19.95% 85 79.34% 338 0.71% 3
1998[36] 7.68% 28 92.34% 337 0.00% 0

Education[edit]

Westover Hills is in the Fort Worth Independent School District.

Westover Hills is served by:

  • Mary Louise Phillips Elementary School
    • Phillips was built in 1949. It was named after Mary Louise Phillips, the first female board member of FWISD.[37]
  • Monnig Middle School
  • Arlington Heights High School

However, most families choose to send their children to private schools, typically Fort Worth Country Day School, but also All Saints' Episcopal School and Trinity Valley School, all three of which participate in the Southwestern Preparatory Conference.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Westover Hills town, Texas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 1, 2011.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  9. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Census.gov". Census.gov.
  10. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  11. ^ Star Telegram[dead link]
  12. ^ Precinct Report — Official
  13. ^ "GENERAL ELECTION - 11/6/2012 - Tarrant County". results.enr.clarityelections.com.
  14. ^ 2008 Elections
  15. ^ 2004 elections
  16. ^ 2000 elections
  17. ^ 1996 elections
  18. ^ "4 Nov 1992, 16 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1992-11-04. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  19. ^ "9 Nov 1988, 30 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1988-11-09. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  20. ^ "7 Nov 1984, 20 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1984-11-07. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  21. ^ "5 Nov 1980, 29 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1980-11-05. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  22. ^ "3 Nov 1976, 6 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1976-11-03. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  23. ^ a b "8 Nov 1972, 7 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1972-11-08. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  24. ^ "6 Nov 1968, 10 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1968-11-06. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  25. ^ "9 Nov 1960, 8 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1960-11-09. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  26. ^ "7 Nov 1956, 12 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1956-11-07. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  27. ^ "5 Nov 1952, 12 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1952-11-05. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  28. ^ "3 Nov 1948, 2 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1948-11-03. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  29. ^ "8 Nov 1944, 4 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram at". Newspapers.com. 1944-11-08. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  30. ^ 2022 elections
  31. ^ 2018 elections
  32. ^ 2014 elections
  33. ^ 2010 elections
  34. ^ 2006 elections
  35. ^ 2002 elections
  36. ^ 1998 elections
  37. ^ "Our History." Mary Louise Phillips Elementary School. Retrieved on December 12, 2011.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[9][10]

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