westwego Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 648 13.2 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 2,449 49.8 % 32.8 %
Some College 1,322 26.9 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 375 7.6 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 121 2.5 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 3,686 75.0 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 393 8.0 % 8.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 8,531 - -
19 years old and under 1,912 22.4 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 2,718 31.9 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 2,443 28.6 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 1,458 17.1 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 7,617 97.9 % 84.8 %
Spanish 166 2.1 % 14.1 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,084 31.6 % 33.2 %
Married 1,276 37.2 % 50.6 %
Separated 57 1.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,010 29.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 4,444 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,770 84.8 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 674 15.2 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 3,030 68.2 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 205 4.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 524 11.8 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 275 6.2 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 161 3.6 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 160 3.6 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 52 1.2 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 37 0.8 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 189 4.3 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 353 7.9 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 607 13.7 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 924 20.8 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,552 34.9 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 465 10.5 % 13.1 %
Electric 1,728 38.9 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 2,017 45.4 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 18 0.4 % 4.2 %
None 7 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,453 76.9 % 75.7 %
African-American 1,725 20.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 69 0.8 % 0.8 %
Asian 16 0.2 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 126 1.5 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 35,464 53,657
Median Family Income 42,049 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 21,106 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 62.50 %
  • Temperature 91.28 ℉
  • Rainfall 6.92 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 18.73
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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