Westlake, Louisiana Population 2021

5,053
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Westlake is a city located in Calcasieu Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 5,053, it is the 61st largest city in Louisiana and the 4741st largest city in the United States . Westlake is currently growing at a rate of 1.02% annually and its population has increased by 10.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,568 in 2010. Westlake reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Westlake has a population density of 1,371 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westlake is $54,656 with a poverty rate of 15.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $630 per month, and the median house value is $114,400. 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: 76.81%
  • Black or African American: 18.32%
  • Other race: 2.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westlake, Louisiana is 5,053 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,951.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,568.

Westlake, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,63176.81%
Black or African American86618.32%
Some Other Race1192.52%
Two or More Races601.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.59%
Asian230.49%
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Westlake Population by Race

Westlake Population Pyramid $2021

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Westlake Median Age

29.9


Total

35.3


Male

28.3


Female

Westlake Adults

There are 3,348 adults, (593 of whom are seniors) in Westlake.

Westlake Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Westlake Sex Ratio

Female

2,211

46.77%

Male

2,516

53.23%

Westlake Population by Age

Westlake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westlake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female55.4%44.6%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
All75.2%24.8%
Married92.5%7.5%
Male100%0%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westlake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9352.4475.2
Married8753.4892.5
Non Family7571.3260.1
Female2492.3155.4
Male542100

3.16

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Westlake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade110.36%
9th to 12th Grade42314.00%
High School Graduate1,34944.65%
Some College59119.56%
Associates Degree2829.33%
Bachelors Degree2849.40%
Graduate Degree812.68%
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Westlake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westlake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2361,984294
Black62145151
Other Race119119
Hispanic202020
Asian1313
Native American12
2+ Races999

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,528$53,194$21,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,810$56,905$18,097
Some College$33,536$41,204$
Bachelors Degree$56,129$63,580$39,784
Graduate Degree$57,986$$57,986

$38,528

Average Earnings

$53,194

Average Male

$21,000

Average Female

Westlake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westlake Language by Age

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Westlake Language

98.86% of Westlake residents speak only English, while 1.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Westlake Language

Westlake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,62072319.97%
Black866293.35%

15.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.93%

Male Poverty Rate

14.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westlake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westlake is White, with 19.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westlake is Black, with 3.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.02%.

Westlake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.27%
Some College15.01%
Bachelors or Greater11.51%
High School10.90%

Westlake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed8.09%
Male Employed7.39%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Westlake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westlake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,156$54,656
Families$67,244$71,197
Married Families$71,724-
Non Families$23,488$28,630
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Income by Household Type

Westlake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

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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445

Number of Veterans

437

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War161
Vietnam97
First Gulf War57
Korea17
World War II

Westlake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34135
55 to 6497
65 to 7482
35 to 5478
75+53

Westlake Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White31112.46%
Black12117.72%
Asian13100.00%

Westlake Veterans by Race

Westlake Veterans by Education

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4.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westlake Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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77.58%

Born in Westlake

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Westlake residents were born in the United States, with 77.58% 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 Europe.

Westlake Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,053511.02%
20205,002511.03%
20194,951511.04%
20184,9002956.41%
20174,605-15-0.32%
20164,620440.96%
20154,57630.07%
20144,573-12-0.26%
20134,585270.59%
20124,558-27-0.59%
20114,585220.48%
20104,563-105-0.23%
20004,668-339-0.70%
19905,007-239-0.47%
19805,2461,1642.54%
19704,0827712.12%
19603,3110.00%

Westlake Population by Year