Demographics

People

Total Population4,661
Male Share of the Population54.1%
Female Share of the Population45.9%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+2,064
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married49%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.3%
Median Earnings25+$32,917
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,892
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,411

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,385
% Above Poverty Level86.8%
% Below Poverty Level13.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.9%
Median Gross Rent$819
Median House Value$103,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.6%
French Except Basque15.7%
Canadian12.2%
Italian9.2%
German8%
Irish7%
English2%
Scottish1.1%
Ghanaian0.9%
African0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Basque0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Australian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
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Westlake Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCalcasieu Parish
Standard Zip Codes70669
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.25
Approximate 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)

StationLAKE CHARLES AP
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp41 to 61 F
Apr Temp57 to 77 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp59 to 81 F
Annual Precip57.1 inches
StationDE QUINCY
Distance18.5 miles
Jan Temp37 to 59 F
Apr Temp54 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip61 inches
StationHACKBERRY 8 SSW
Distance26.7 miles
Jan Temp43 to 59 F
Apr Temp61 to 76 F
Jul Temp76 to 90 F
Oct Temp62 to 79 F
Annual Precip59.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
DeQuincy3,125$52,377
Fenton310$31,000
Iowa3,229$48,083
Lake Charles76,267$52,659
Sulphur20,241$62,065
Vinton3,343$46,028

Westlake Public Schools

S. P. Arnett Middle School
400 Sulphur Ave
ZIP: 70669
(337) 217-4630
Middle
Total Enrollment 410
Western Heights Elementary School
1100 Elizabeth Street
ZIP: 70669
(337) 217-4930
Primary
Total Enrollment 335
Westlake High School
1000 Garden Drive
ZIP: 70669
(337) 217-4950
High
Total Enrollment 564
Westwood Elementary School
1900 Sampson Street
ZIP: 70669
(337) 217-4940
Primary
Total Enrollment 606
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