Westlake, Louisiana Population 2022

4,823
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Westlake is a city located in Calcasieu Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 4,823, it is the 111th largest city in Louisiana and the 6757th largest city in the United States. Westlake is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,788 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Westlake has a population density of 1,308 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westlake is $54,656 with a poverty rate of 14.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Westlake is 29.9 years, 35.3 years for males, and 28.3 years for females.

Westlake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westlakewas:

  • White: 70.78%
  • Black or African American: 24.04%
  • Other race: 2.28%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Native American: 1.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westlake, Louisiana is 4,823 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,788.

Westlake, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

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Westlake Population by Race

Westlake Population Pyramid 2022

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Westlake Median Age

32.9


Total

36.5


Male

27


Female

Westlake Adults

There are 3,378 adults, (893 of whom are seniors) in Westlake.

Westlake Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Westlake Sex Ratio

Female

2,076

43.36%

Male

2,712

56.64%

Westlake Population by Age

Westlake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westlake Household Types

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westlake Households and Families

2.68

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Westlake Households by Type

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Westlake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westlake Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Westlake Educational Attainment by Race

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$38,607

Average Earnings

$42,076

Average Male

$27,155

Average Female

Westlake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westlake Language by Age

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Westlake Language

97.73% of Westlake residents speak only English, while 2.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Westlake Language

Westlake Poverty by Race

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14.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.42%

Male Poverty Rate

15.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westlake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westlake is White, with 21.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westlake is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.75%.

Westlake Poverty

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Westlake Poverty Rate by Education

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Westlake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westlake Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Westlake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Westlake Married by Age and Sex

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Westlake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Westlake Marital Status by Race

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Westlake Marital Status

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954

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Westlake Veterans by War

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Westlake Veterans by Age

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Westlake Veterans by Race

Westlake Veterans by Education

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1.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westlake Veterans by Education

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55.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Westlake Employment by Age

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Westlake Employment by Race

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Westlake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.45%

Born in Westlake

98.89%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.89% of Westlake residents were born in the United States, with 78.45% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Westlake Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Westlake Population by Year