Westlake is a very small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 4,615 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Westlake is the 99th largest community in Louisiana.
Westlake is a blue-collar town, with 35.13% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Westlake is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westlake who work in office and administrative support (21.31%), sales jobs (9.86%), and healthcare (5.85%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Westlake is worth considering.
Westlake is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Westlake, just 11.22% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Westlake in 2010 was $22,012, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,048 for a family of four. However, Westlake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Westlake is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Westlake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westlake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Westlake include French Canadian, Irish, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Westlake is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.