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 code(s)817
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]

Westover Hills, as of 2000, is the wealthiest location in Texas by per capita income and the 12th highest-income place in the United States. However, since then, it has 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]

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. Among the Democratic candidates, 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 results for Westover Hills since 1944 are listed below:

Westover Hills city vote
by party in presidential elections
Year Democratic Republican Third Parties
2020[8] 23.27% 118 76.73% 389 0.00% 0
2016[9] 17.94% 87 78.56% 381 3.50% 17
2012[10] 14.20% 71 85.20% 426 0.60% 3
2008[11] 21.51% 108 78.09% 392 0.40% 2
2004[12] 16.77% 84 81.64% 409 1.60% 8
2000[13] 11.52% 56 86.42% 420 2.06% 10
1996[14] 13.42% 62 84.85% 392 1.73% 8
1992[15] 8.79% 32 81.87% 298 9.34% 34
1988[16] 6.07% 21 93.93% 325 0.00% 0
1984[17] 5.68% 20 94.32% 332 0.00% 0
1980[18] 25.45% 439 71.42% 1,232 3.13% 54
1976[19] 31.74% 510 67.89% 1,091 0.37% 6
1972[20] 18.12% 531 81.88% 2,399 0.00% 0
1968[21] 20.13% 93 73.59% 340 6.28% 29
1964[22] 35.78% 122 64.22% 219 0.00% 0
1960[23] 21.74% 45 78.26% 162 0.00% 0
1956[24] 1.52% 2 93.62% 132 5.30% 7
1952[25] 5.93% 8 94.07% 127 0.00% 0
1948[26] 5.00% 5 84.00% 84 11.00% 11
1944[27] 9.57% 9 11.70% 11 78.72% 74

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.[28]
  • 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.
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  9. ^ https://www.tarrantcounty.com/content/dam/main/elections/2016/1116/precinct.pdf
  10. ^ https://results.enr.clarityelections.com/TX/Tarrant/43964/184905/Web01/en/summary.html
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  12. ^ https://www.tarrantcounty.com/content/dam/main/elections/archive/2004/1122004/All_by_Precinct.pdf
  13. ^ https://www.tarrantcounty.com/content/dam/main/elections/archive/2000/elecgenbypreciev2000.pdf
  14. ^ https://www.tarrantcounty.com/content/dam/main/elections/archive/1996/specgenbypreciev96.pdf
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