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 90.47% 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 (15.00%), sales jobs (14.81%), and healthcare (10.98%).
Of important note, Westlake is also a city of artists. Westlake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Westlake’s character.
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.
If knowledge is power, Westlake is a pretty powerful place. 53.38% of the adults in Westlake have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Westlake in 2010 was $49,009, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $196,036 for a family of four.
Westlake is a somewhat 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 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.