Real Estate in West University TX
West University Place was originally developed in 1917 by Ben Hooper. It got its name from its location to Rice University. Known locally as West University or West U, West University Place is mostly a bedroom community for upper-middle class families.
West University Place was incorporated in 1924. In 2000, the recorded population was 14,211 at 7,068/sq mi. The area has many parks and recreational facilities that are great for the active family. The city is within the Houston Independent School District. Students attend West University Elementary School, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School.
Notable residents include Ken Hoffman, Rafael Espada, and Craig Biggio.
West University Quick Facts
- Single Family Properties: 1,253
- Average Bedrooms: 3.75
- Median Lot Square Ft.: 7,500
- Median Year Built: 1986
- Med. Appraised Value: $910,000
- Average Baths: 3.18
- Median Square Ft.: 3,674
- Neighborhood Value Range.: $525 – $1704 K
- Median Price / Square ft.: $247.69
- County: Harris
- Zip Code: 77005
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