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People

Total Population 4,585
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,896
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 47.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.2%
Median Earnings25+ $37,471
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $8,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,532

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,480
% Above Poverty Level 82.5%
% Below Poverty Level 17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.6%
Median Gross Rent $757
Median House Value $102,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.6%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 9.2%

Westlake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles NW of Lake Charles, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles E of Houston, Texas
County Calcasieu
Metro Area Lake Charles
Standard Zip Codes 70669
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.241
Longitude -93.25

Westlake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LAKE CHARLES AP
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 57 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 81 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches
Station DE QUINCY
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61 inches
Station HACKBERRY 8 SSW
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 59 F
Apr Temp 61 to 76 F
Jul Temp 76 to 90 F
Oct Temp 62 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
DeQuincy 3,201 $39,970
Fenton 359 $29,821
Iowa 3,083 $50,227
Lake Charles 73,503 $44,105
Sulphur 20,275 $56,735
Vinton 3,391 $38,207
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Westlake High Schools

WESTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL
1000 GARDEN DRIVE
337-433-6866
Serves 520 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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