Westville, Indiana Population 2020

5,333

Westville is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 5,333, it is the 116th largest city in Indiana and the 4573rd largest city in the United States. Westville is currently declining at a rate of -2.75% annually and its population has decreased by -8.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,853 in 2010. Westville reached it's highest population of 6,025 in 2012. Spanning over 3 miles, Westville has a population density of 1,640 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westville is $55,617 with a poverty rate of 24.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $550 per month, and the median house value is $93,700. The median age in Westville is 36.3 years, 36 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 545.9 males.

Westville Demographics

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

  • White: 73.91%
  • Black or African American: 22.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Westville, Indiana is 5,333, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,635.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,853.

Westville, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,68873.91%
Black or African American1,43922.69%
Two or More Races1692.66%
Asian210.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.22%
Some Other Race70.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.08%

Westville Population Pyramid 2020

Westville Median Age

36.3


Total

36


Male

39.9


Female

Westville Adults

There are 5,935 adults, (248 of whom are seniors) in Westville.

Westville Age Dependency

11.5

Age Dependency Ratio

4.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

7.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Westville Sex Ratio

Female

982

15.48%

Male

5,361

84.52%

Westville Households and Families

Westville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
Female76.4%23.6%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family72.4%27.6%
Male58.7%41.3%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8592.1675.8
Non Family3411.2872.4
Married3282.8381.4
Female1442.4776.4
Male463.0458.7

2.58

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

15.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1913.73%
9th to 12th Grade83616.31%
High School Graduate2,48948.56%
Some College1,05720.62%
Associates Degree2705.27%
Bachelors Degree2514.90%
Graduate Degree320.62%

Westville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4842,899225
Black1,23089843
Hispanic3512472
Multiple Races8253
Asian212113
Native American1414
Other Race74
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,596$19,684$25,694
Less Than High School$15,625$16,875$
High School Grad$17,042$16,667$24,167
Some College$27,500$35,114$24,432
Bachelors Degree$37,171$53,750$33,438
Graduate Degree$47,188$$47,188

$21,596

Average Earnings

$19,684

Average Male

$25,694

Average Female

Westville Language

Westville Language by Age

Westville Language

95.51% of Westville residents speak only English, while 4.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.64% of the population.

Westville Poverty

Westville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,75742224.02%
Hispanic572950.88%
Black25728.00%
Multiple55100.00%

24.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.95%

Male Poverty Rate

26.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westville is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westville is White, with 24.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.82%
High School16.44%
Some College12.20%
Bachelors or Greater1.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.00%
Male Unemployed55.56%
Female Employed20.99%
Male Employed16.40%

Westville Income

Westville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,510$55,617
Families$53,409$64,704
Married Families$61,333-
Non Families$28,250$34,780

Westville Marital Status

Westville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

21.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

17.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Westville Married by Age and Sex

Westville 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 35-44.

Westville Marital Status by Race

Westville Veterans

274

Number of Veterans

258

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War113
Second Gulf War80
Vietnam29
Korea8
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White2345.46%
Black261.81%
Indian857.14%
2 or More63.55%
Hispanic51.32%

$Westville Veterans by Education

12.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westville Employment Status

16.6%

Labor Force Participation

15.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Westville 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

68.63%

Born in Indiana

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.25% of Westville residents were born in the United States, with 68.63% having been born in Indiana. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,333-151-2.75%
20195,484-151-2.68%
20185,6351312.38%
20175,504-151-2.67%
20165,655-72-1.26%
20155,727-298-4.95%
20146,025570.96%
20135,968-57-0.95%
20126,0251161.96%
20115,9091282.21%
20105,7810.00%