Westwego, LA
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Westwego Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Westwego Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
8,428

Age

PEOPLE OF Louisiana DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.44
5 To 17 15.31
18 To 24 7.01
25 To 34 12.78
35 To 54 24.29
55 To 64 15.20
65 Years And Over 17.98

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.8
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 74.6
COLLEGE GRADUATES 9.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Westwego 19307 16513.47025050518 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Westwego 29854 13808.484770693125 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
28.5%

Employment Industries in Westwego

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Retail 13.0
Other 11.0
Construction 10.3
Accommodation 9.6
Manufacturing 9.0
Healthcare 7.9
Education 5.9
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.8
Administration 5.3
Transportation 4.6
Public Service 4.3
Wholesale 3.3
Arts 3.2

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 59.3
Black Or African American 26.0
American Indian And Alaska Native 1.5
Asian 3.9
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 7.8

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
French 24.2
Italian 5.6
German 5.2
Irish 3.8
French Canadian 3.3
Acadian/Cajun 2.9
English 2.4
Dutch 1.4
African 0.9
Scots-Irish 0.7
Austrian 0.3
Czechoslovakian 0.3
Croatian 0.2
European 0.2
Welsh 0.2
Scottish 0.2
Latvian 0.1
Yugoslavian 0.0
Other West Indian 0.0
West Indian 0.0

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 91.6
Vietnamese 3.9
Spanish 3.6
French 0.8
Other Asian languages 0.1
Tagalog 0.0
African languages 0.0
Arabic 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Native American languages 0.0
Navajo 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Laotian 0.0
Thai 0.0
Miao/Hmong 0.0
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) 0.0
Korean 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Chinese 0.0
Other Indo-European 0.0

Foreign Born Westwego Residents:
5.6%