westwego Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 665 13.5 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 2,482 50.5 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,269 25.8 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 403 8.2 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 95 1.9 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 3,730 75.9 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 408 8.3 % 8.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 8,564 - -
19 years old and under 2,071 24.2 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 2,644 30.9 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 2,345 27.4 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 1,504 17.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 7,543 97.0 % 84.6 %
Spanish 233 3.0 % 14.3 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,092 33.0 % 33.5 %
Married 1,217 36.7 % 50.5 %
Separated 64 1.9 % 2.6 %
Divorced 941 28.4 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 4,238 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,584 84.6 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 654 15.4 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 2,789 65.8 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 213 5.0 % 5.8 %
2-Units 538 12.7 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 294 6.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 191 4.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 134 3.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 47 1.1 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 32 0.8 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 154 3.6 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 374 8.8 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 655 15.5 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 802 18.9 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,570 37.0 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 404 9.5 % 13.0 %
Electric 1,804 42.6 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 1,758 41.5 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 16 0.4 % 4.1 %
None 6 0.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,207 73.7 % 75.5 %
African-American 1,955 23.2 % 13.1 %
Native American 150 1.8 % 0.8 %
Asian 1 0.0 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 112 1.3 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 32,694 55,775
Median Family Income 38,790 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 18,910 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 51.61 %
  • Temperature 73 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.85 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 3.88
    [CDD] 2.85
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.03 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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