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Venus is a town in Johnson County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

One tradition says the town was named for Venus Housby, daughter of a local doctor. Another says it was named for the Greek goddess

The latitude of Venus is 32.433N. The longitude is -97.102W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 666 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 910.


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Median household income
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$37,917
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Venus demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Gossip
Filming location for:
· 1985 movie, "The Trip to Bountiful"
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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16% of Venus residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Venus ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Venus was $17,213, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Venus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Venus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $259.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $797.


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Libraries in Venus include Joe A Hall High School & Community Library ... View libraries

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Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Venus political report.

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The average commute time for Venus workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Venus, TX

Pros: Nice small community type town...

Cons: Speed trap between Alvarado, Venus, and Midlothian...

This is a good place to Live if you like the country life and things a lil slow.

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