Westlake, Louisiana Population 2020

4,887

Westlake is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 4,887, it is the 62nd largest city in Louisiana and the 4816th largest city in the United States. Westlake is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually but its population has increased by 6.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,568 in 2010. Westlake reached it's highest population of 5,246 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Westlake has a population density of 1,326 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westlake is $54,307 with a poverty rate of 13.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $819 per month, and the median house value is $103,900. The median age in Westlake is 35.5 years, 35.1 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 117.7 males.

Westlake Demographics

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

  • White: 77.71%
  • Black or African American: 18.30%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Native American: 1.39%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westlake, Louisiana is 4,887, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,911.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,568.

Westlake, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,62277.71%
Black or African American85318.30%
Two or More Races771.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native651.39%
Some Other Race440.94%

Westlake Population Pyramid 2020

Westlake Median Age

35.5


Total

35.1


Male

36.8


Female

Westlake Adults

There are 3,502 adults, (749 of whom are seniors) in Westlake.

Westlake Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Westlake Sex Ratio

Female

2,141

45.93%

Male

2,520

54.07%

Westlake Households and Families

Westlake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westlake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.7%10.3%
All77.2%22.8%
Female64.7%35.3%
Non Family64.4%35.6%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8272.5577.2
Married8543.6189.7
Non Family7901.364.4
Female1363.0164.7
Male473.09100

3.46

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westlake Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade130.43%
9th to 12th Grade45915.23%
High School Graduate1,41046.78%
Some College53117.62%
Associates Degree1906.30%
Bachelors Degree2889.56%
Graduate Degree1234.08%

Westlake Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3092,069283
Black635429128
Other Race4444
Native American26

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 20.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,917$46,750$22,917
Less Than High School$20,892$21,131$
High School Grad$32,411$53,680$19,981
Some College$$$17,644
Bachelors Degree$60,125$$56,518
Graduate Degree$56,573$$56,048

$32,917

Average Earnings

$46,750

Average Male

$22,917

Average Female

Westlake Language

Westlake Language by Age

Westlake Language

97.45% of Westlake residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Westlake Poverty

Westlake Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,60958716.26%
Black853252.93%

13.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.18%

Male Poverty Rate

14.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westlake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westlake is White, with 16.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westlake is Black, with 2.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.29%.

Name Poverty
High School14.04%
Less Than High School12.50%
Some College11.23%
Bachelors or Greater8.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.27%
Female Employed6.87%
Male Employed5.61%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Westlake Income

Westlake Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,556$54,307
Families$66,385$71,558
Married Families$70,000-
Non Families$23,561$31,020

Westlake Marital Status

Westlake Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Westlake Married by Age and Sex

Westlake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Westlake Marital Status by Race

Westlake Veterans

395

Number of Veterans

366

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam116
Second Gulf War102
First Gulf War57
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64124
65 to 7496
18 to 3475
35 to 5470
75+30
Name Veterans % of Total
White2489.25%
Black14720.65%

$Westlake Veterans by Education

4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westlake Employment Status

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Westlake Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.61%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Westlake residents were born in the United States, with 80.61% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,887-12-0.24%
20194,899-12-0.24%
20184,9112996.48%
20174,612-12-0.26%
20164,624440.96%
20154,58070.15%
20144,573-8-0.17%
20134,581280.61%
20124,553-23-0.50%
20114,576230.51%
20104,553-115-0.25%
20004,668-339-0.70%
19905,007-239-0.47%
19805,2461,1642.54%
19704,0827712.12%
19603,3110.00%