Westlake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 32,428 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Westlake is the 42nd largest community in Ohio.
Westlake real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Westlake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Westlake is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Westlake is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westlake who work in management occupations (16.04%), sales jobs (14.53%), and healthcare (11.02%).
Also of interest is that Westlake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Westlake is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Westlake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Westlake. 53.62% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Westlake in 2010 was $46,435, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,740 for a family of four.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Westlake include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Westlake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.