Westlake, Louisiana Population 2024

4,566

Westlake is a city located in Calcasieu Parish Louisiana. Westlake has a 2024 population of 4,566. Westlake is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -7.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,952 in 2020.

The average household income in Westlake is $71,619 with a poverty rate of 7.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Westlake is 37.8 years, 37.4 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Westlake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westlake was:

  • White: 75.1%
  • Black or African American: 17.21%
  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Two or more races: 2.58%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,238.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.79% (-386)
The current population of Westlake, Louisiana is 4,566 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,952.

Westlake, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,64075.1%
Black or African American83417.21%
Asian2184.5%
Two or more races1252.58%
Other race300.62%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Westlake Population by Race

Westlake Population Pyramid 2024

Westlake Median Age

37.8

Total

37.4

Male

39.1

Female

Westlake Adults

There are 3,853 adults, (1,074 of whom are seniors) in Westlake.

Westlake Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Westlake Sex Ratio

Female2,25246.46%
Male2,59553.54%

Westlake Population by Age

Westlake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0612.3582.117.9
Married9373.1195.54.5
Non Family7331.0875.424.6
Female2112.7969.230.8
Male1803.0654.445.6
showing: 5 rows

3.04

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Westlake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Westlake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westlake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 93.02%.

Westlake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,079

Average Earnings

$54,566

Average Male

$33,310

Average Female

Westlake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westlake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Westlake Language

94.33% of Westlake residents speak only English, while 5.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.59% of the population.

Westlake Language

Westlake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,6182918.04%
Black834506%
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7.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.13%

Male Poverty Rate

5.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westlake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westlake is White, with 8.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westlake is Black, with 6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.44%.

Westlake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.7%
Some College10.77%
High School3.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%
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Westlake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.86%
Male Employed0.93%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Westlake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westlake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Westlake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Westlake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Westlake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Westlake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Westlake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

701

Number of Veterans

576

Male Veterans

125

Female Veterans

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Westlake Veterans by War

count

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Westlake Veterans by Age

count

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Westlake Veterans by Race

Westlake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westlake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Westlake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Westlake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Westlake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.93%

Born in Westlake

95.71%

Native Born

4.29%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

3.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.71% of Westlake residents were born in the United States, with 79.93% having been born in Louisiana. 0.39% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,321-49-1.12%
20284,370-49-1.11%
20274,419-49-1.1%
20264,468-49-1.08%
20254,517-49-1.07%
20244,566-49-1.06%
20234,615-49-1.05%
20224,664-49-1.04%
20214,713-239-4.83%
20204,95250.1%
20194,947551.12%
20184,8922986.49%
20174,594-21-0.46%
20164,615471.03%
20154,56810.02%
20144,567-13-0.28%
20134,580250.55%
20124,555-27-0.59%
20114,582200.44%
20104,562-106-2.27%
20004,668-339-6.77%
19905,007-239-4.56%
19805,2461,16428.52%
19704,08277123.29%
19603,311
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Westlake Population by Year