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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Venus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Worth area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76009 ZIP code.
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.
8% of Venus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Venus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $259. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $797.
Libraries in Venus include Joe A Hall High School & Community Library ... View libraries
Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Venus political report.
The average commute time for Venus workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Venus, TXPros: 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.Blog about Venus
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