|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Westlake is 4,686. Westlake, Louisiana is the 4,988th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Westlake was in 1990, when its population was 4,983. In 1990, Westlake was the 4,086th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,988th largest city in the US. Westlake is currently 6.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Westlake has grown 0.2% since the 2000. Westlake, Louisiana's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|4985||Fox River Grove, Illinois||4,688||-6.2%|
|4986||Whiteville, North Carolina||4,688||-9.2%|
|4987||Granite Falls, Washington||4,687||91.6%|
|4989||Deer Park, Washington||4,685||54.7%|
|4992||Osage Beach, Missouri||4,679||25.2%|
The total voting age population of Westlake, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,348. The voting age population is 56.6% male and 43.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.5% of the residents of Westlake are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Westlake are 76.8% White, 18.3% Black, 2.5% Other, 1.3% Two or more races, 0.6% American Indian and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 0.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Westlake, 15.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.6%. On a per-household basis, 11.0% of families are below the poverty line in Westlake.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.8% of Westlake residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.6% of Westlake residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.1% have a bachelor's degree and 2.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Westlake residents aged 5 and older, 1.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Westlake is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Westlake, 12.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Westlake is $42,156.
In Westlake, 75.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.8% of housing units in Westlake.
Of all the housing units in Westlake, 6.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Westlake, 12.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 260 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Westlake is $630.
In Westlake, 57.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.