Westlake, LA


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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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Westlake is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Westlake who work in office and administrative support (16.18%), sales jobs (10.36%), and food service (6.66%).

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.

Being a small city, Westlake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The rate of college-level education in Westlake is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.87% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Westlake in 2010 was $22,660, 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 $90,640 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, German, and English.

The most common language spoken in Westlake is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.

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