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   (County: Calcasieu Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Westlake City, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 282

5 to 9 years : 187

10 to 14 years : 122

15 to 17 years : 90

18 and 19 years : 15

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 313

30 to 34 years : 110

35 to 39 years : 129

40 to 44 years : 116

45 to 49 years : 117

50 to 54 years : 168

55 to 59 years : 151

60 and 61 years : 39

62 to 64 years : 56

65 and 66 years : 61

67 to 69 years : 111

70 to 74 years : 53

75 to 79 years : 12

80 to 84 years : 41

85 years and over : 17

Female:

Under 5 years : 192

5 to 9 years : 117

10 to 14 years : 268

15 to 17 years : 51

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 13

21 years : 61

22 to 24 years : 89

25 to 29 years : 175

30 to 34 years : 107

35 to 39 years : 169

40 to 44 years : 91

45 to 49 years : 131

50 to 54 years : 119

55 to 59 years : 150

60 and 61 years : 98

62 to 64 years : 118

65 and 66 years : 58

67 to 69 years : 44

70 to 74 years : 87

75 to 79 years : 101

80 to 84 years : 59

85 years and over : 49


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,439

Multiple ancestry : 1,189

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 50

Ancestry not reported : 869


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,443

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 45

Not a U.S. citizen : 59


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 474

5 to 17 years : 835

18 to 24 years : 188

25 to 34 years : 705

35 to 44 years : 505

45 to 54 years : 535

55 to 59 years : 301

60 and 61 years : 137

62 to 64 years : 174

65 to 74 years : 414

75 years and over : 279

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 423

5 to 17 years : 596

18 to 24 years : 134

25 to 34 years : 446

35 to 44 years : 291

45 to 54 years : 398

55 to 59 years : 123

60 and 61 years : 109

62 to 64 years : 163

65 to 74 years : 278

75 years and over : 198

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 51

5 to 17 years : 239

18 to 24 years : 54

25 to 34 years : 259

35 to 44 years : 214

45 to 54 years : 137

55 to 59 years : 119

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 11

65 to 74 years : 91

75 years and over : 81

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 59

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 45

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,660

Female : 1,499

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 493

Female : 791

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 37

Female : 67


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 2,727

Born in other state in the United States : 1,205

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 50


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 306

Now married, except separated : 1,358

Divorced : 232

Separated : 86

Widowed : 226

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 163

Now married, except separated : 653

Divorced : 143

Separated : 12

Widowed : 96

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 59

Divorced : 34

Separated : 0

Widowed : 11


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 3,842

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 52

Speak English less than "very well" : 71

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 96

Speak English less than "very well" : 12


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Westlake City, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 1,051   (23.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 735   (16.1%)
  • German: 593   (13.0%)
  • Irish: 571   (12.5%)
  • United States Or American: 472   (10.3%)
  • English: 346   (7.6%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 292   (6.4%)
  • French Canadian: 131   (2.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 101   (2.2%)
  • Scottish: 59   (1.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 41   (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 37   (0.8%)
  • Polish: 32   (0.7%)
  • Italian: 31   (0.7%)
  • Swedish: 23   (0.5%)
  • Slovak: 17   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 15   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 14   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 6   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Westlake City, Louisiana is 4,547



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Westlake City, Louisiana: 2,190
Female Population in Westlake City, Louisiana: 2,357


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Westlake City, Louisiana: 33.1
Median Female Resident Age in Westlake City, Louisiana: 36.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Westlake City, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

36.8

Male

33.6

Female

40.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.9

Male

27.2

Female

35.9

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.0

Male

43.5

Female

22.0

Asian


Both sexes

35.5

Male

29.0

Female

35.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

7.5

Male

14.0

Female

7.5

Other


Both sexes

34.5

Male

36.0

Female

32.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

12.8

Male

10.7

Female

23.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.5

Male

30.5

Female

25.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

37.3

Male

33.7

Female

41.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Westlake City, Louisiana


  • White: 3,982
  • African American: 420
  • American Indian: 28
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 54
  • Two or More Races: 63



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Westlake City, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Westlake City, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (0.77%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 28   (2.15%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 60   (4.61%)
  • 9th Grade: 64   (4.92%)
  • 10th Grade: 32   (2.46%)
  • 11th Grade: 46   (3.53%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (0.54%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 564   (43.32%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 72   (5.53%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 282   (21.66%)
  • Associate Degree: 32   (2.46%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 65   (4.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 40   (3.07%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 18   (1.16%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (0.58%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.39%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 60   (3.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 47   (3.03%)
  • 10th Grade: 97   (6.25%)
  • 11th Grade: 117   (7.54%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 47   (3.03%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 593   (38.23%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 144   (9.28%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 219   (14.12%)
  • Associate Degree: 51   (3.29%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 101   (6.51%)
  • Master's Degree: 32   (2.06%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (0.64%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Westlake City, Louisiana

  • Westwood Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1900 Sampson Street, Westlake, LA 70669, Phone: (337) 433-1259, Students: 629 )

  • S. P. Arnett Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 400 Sulphur Avenue, Westlake, LA 70669, Phone: (337) 436-9657, Students: 395 )

  • Western Heights Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1100 Elizabeth Street, Westlake, LA 70669, Phone: (337) 433-5779, Students: 311 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Westlake City, Louisiana

  • Westlake High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 1000 Garden Drive, Westlake, LA 70669, Phone: (337) 433-6866, Students: 522 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Westlake City, Louisiana

  • Westlake Branch


    937 Mulberry Street, Westlake, LA 70669

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Westlake City, Louisiana


  • Kresy-siberia Foundat Ion Usa


    2231 Whispering Cove, Westlake, OH 44145

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Westlake City, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Westlake City, Louisiana.

Area Features of Westlake City, Louisiana


Airport


(1) All-phase Heliport   (2) Reynolds Airport  

Building


(1) Holly Hill House   (2) Maplewood Branch Library   (3) Sulphur Fire Department Station 3   (4) Sulphur Police Department Sub Station   (5) Westlake Branch Library   (6) Westlake Police Department   (7) Westlake Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Krause And Managan Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Perkins Cemetery   (2) Ritchie Cemetery   (3) West Fork Cemetery  

Church


(1) Adonai Christian Fellowship Church   (2) Bellview Baptist Church   (3) Bethel Baptist Church   (4) Central Baptist Church   (5) Church Of The Nazarene   (6) First Pentecostal Church Of Westlake   (7) Good Hope Baptist Church   (8) Immaculate Conception Catholic Chuch   (9) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (10) Maplewood Church Of Christ   (11) Maplewood First Baptist Church   (12) Maplewood United Methodist Church   (13) Miracle Deliverance Holiness Church   (14) Mossville Truth Tabernacle Pentecostal Church   (15) Mount Carmel Church   (16) Mount Nebo Christian Methodist Episcopal Church   (17) Mount Zion Baptist Church   (18) Pentecostal Church Of Westlake   (19) Pilgrim Nazarene Church   (20) Saint John Bosco Catholic Church   (21) Salvation Army   (22) Westlake Church Of God   (23) Westminster Presbyterian Church   (24) Westwood Baptist Church   (25) Willow Springs Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Westlake   (2) Parish Governing Authority District 14   (3) Parish Governing Authority District 15   (4) Ward Four  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 1   (2) Interchange 23   (3) Interchange 25   (4) Interchange 26  

Dam


(1) Lake View Dam   (2) Louisiana Noname 110 Dam  

Island


(1) Coon Island  

Locale


(1) Indian Bayou Ferry   (2) Lafayette Consolidated East Wastewater Treatment Plant   (3) Sulphur Wastewater Treatment Facility   (4) Town And Country Shopping Center  

Oilfield


(1) Lockport Oil And Gas Field  

Park


(1) Center Circle Recreation Center   (2) Pecanderosa Park   (3) Sam Houston State Park   (4) Westlake Recreation Center  

Populated Place


(1) Acadian Acres Mobile Home Park   (2) Bayou Country Villa Mobile Home Park   (3) Dove Creek Mobile Home Park   (4) Hollywood   (5) Lockmoor   (6) Maplewood   (7) Mossville   (8) Richmond Estates Mobile Home Park   (9) Rose Bluff  

School


(1) Lighthouse Christian Academy   (2) Little Learners Montessori School   (3) Maplewood Elementary School   (4) Maplewood Middle School   (5) Mossville Elementary School   (6) Western Heights Elementary School   (7) Westlake High School   (8) Westwood Elementary School   (9) Willow Spring School  

Stream


(1) Bayou Verdine   (2) Houston River   (3) Indian Bayou   (4) Little Bayou D Inde   (5) Little River   (6) Maple Fork  

Tower


(1) Klcl-am Lake Charles   (2) Ktqq-fm Sulphur  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Westlake City, Louisiana

70669 (pop. 10,102)


Cities Nearby Westlake City, Louisiana

Lake Charles City, LA  (pop. 73,437) 3.8 Miles
Prien Cdp, LA  (pop. 6,913) 5.3 Miles
Moss Bluff Cdp, LA  (pop. 11,371) 5.3 Miles
Sulphur City, LA  (pop. 20,199) 6.2 Miles
Carlyss Cdp, LA  (pop. 4,296) 7.9 Miles
Iowa Town, LA  (pop. 2,602) 14.6 Miles
Dequincy City, LA  (pop. 3,239) 17.5 Miles
District 4a, LA  (pop. 5,128) 17.9 Miles
Vinton Town, LA  (pop. 3,219) 19.6 Miles
Hackberry Cdp, LA  (pop. 1,280) 19.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Westlake City, Louisiana

337



Elevation in Westlake City, Louisiana is 36.0 ft. (11.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Westlake City, Louisiana

Lat: 30.248455 N        Long: -93.259047 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Westlake City, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Westlake City, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 134   (7.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 63   (3.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 76   (4.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 329   (18.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 259   (14.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 256   (14.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 175   (9.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 118   (6.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 69   (3.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 64   (3.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 18   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 19   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 87   (4.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 134   (7.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,262

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 236

In 3-person carpool : 34

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 16

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 67

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 17


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 190

5 to 9 minutes : 168

10 to 14 minutes : 219

15 to 19 minutes : 324

20 to 24 minutes : 217

25 to 29 minutes : 133

30 to 34 minutes : 200

35 to 39 minutes : 11

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 37

60 to 89 minutes : 13

90 or more minutes : 103


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 612

No Social Security income : 1,228


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 354

No retirement income : 1,486


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 42

$10,000 to $14,999 : 97

$15,000 to $19,999 : 113

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 138

$30,000 to $34,999 : 120

$35,000 to $39,999 : 174

$40,000 to $44,999 : 149

$45,000 to $49,999 : 59

$50,000 to $59,999 : 87

$60,000 to $74,999 : 98

$75,000 to $99,999 : 123

$100,000 to $124,999 : 47

$125,000 to $149,999 : 90

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 16


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $39,538


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Westlake City, Louisiana

  • KEZM (1310 AM; 0.5 kW; Sulphur, LA; Owner: Merchant Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KAOK (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Lake Charles, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5.0 kW; Westlake, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Lake Charles License, Llc)
  • KXZZ (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Lake Charles, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Westlake City, Louisiana

  • KKGB (101.3 FM; Sulphur, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KBIU (103.3 FM; Sulphur, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KZWA (104.9 FM; Ragley, LA; Owner: B & C Broadcasting Ltd)
  • KJMH (107.5 FM; Iowa, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Lake Charles License, Llc)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Reeves, LA; Owner: Houston Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Reeves, LA; Owner: Mcneese State University)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Reeves, LA; Owner: Neighborhood Improvement Coalition Acorn)
  • KRLR (89.1 FM; Dequincy, LA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KOJO (91.1 FM; Iowa, LA; Owner: Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • KTSR (92.1 FM; Sulphur, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Lake Charles License, Llc)
  • KTSR (92.1 FM; Westlake, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Lake Charles License, Llc)
  • KHLA (92.9 FM; Iowa, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Lake Charles License, Llc)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; Sulphur, LA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KNGT (99.5 FM; Fenton, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Lake Charles License, Llc)
  • KNGT (99.5 FM; Hackberry, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Lake Charles License, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Westlake City, Louisiana

  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; Fenton, LA; Owner: Louisiana Educational Television Authority)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; Fenton, LA; Owner: Kplc License Subsidiary, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Westlake City, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 171  (17.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 122  (12.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 185  (18.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 293  (29.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 186  (20.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 285  (31.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 364  (40.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 17  (1.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 20 Farms In Westlake City, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Westlake City, Louisiana

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Whitney Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $19.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 213

Jd Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $751.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 21

Iberiabank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $15.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 183

First Federal Bank Of Louisiana - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $834.9k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 17

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Westlake City, Louisiana

  • Chennault Industrial Airpark


    (about 7.3 miles in Lake Charles, Louisiana; Airport Code: WQM)

  • Chennault International


    (about 7.4 miles in Lake Charles, Louisiana; Airport Code: CWF)

  • Lake Charles Regional


    (about 8.4 miles in Lake Charles, Louisiana; Airport Code: LCH)

  • Jefferson County


    (about 49.9 miles in Nederland, Texas; Airport Code: BPT)

  • Southeast Texas Regional


    (about 49.9 miles in Nederland, Texas; Airport Code: BPT)

  • Jack Brooks Regional


    (about 49.9 miles in Nederland, Texas; Airport Code: BPT)

  • Polk AAF


    (about 55.2 miles in Fort Polk, Louisiana; Airport Code: POE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Westlake City, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

84.88%

Carpooled

10.68%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.55%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.92%

Other Means

0.66%

Worked At Home

1.32%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Westlake City, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,027

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 77

Female householder, no husband present : 258

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 397

Householder not living alone : 81


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 14

Male householder and female partner : 94

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 1,732


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 912

Renter-occupied housing units : 115

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 77

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 88

Renter-occupied housing units : 170

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 299

Renter-occupied housing units : 179


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 111

$10,000 to $14,999 : 167

$15,000 to $19,999 : 165

$20,000 to $24,999 : 35

$25,000 to $29,999 : 225

$30,000 to $34,999 : 105

$35,000 to $39,999 : 149

$40,000 to $44,999 : 176

$45,000 to $49,999 : 86

$50,000 to $59,999 : 144

$60,000 to $74,999 : 115

$75,000 to $99,999 : 199

$100,000 to $124,999 : 57

$125,000 to $149,999 : 90

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 16


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Total : 2,109


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Occupied : 1,840

Vacant : 269


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 165

Built 2000 to 2004 : 98

Built 1990 to 1999 : 155

Built 1980 to 1989 : 348

Built 1970 to 1979 : 475

Built 1960 to 1969 : 295

Built 1950 to 1959 : 453

Built 1940 to 1949 : 103

Built 1939 or earlier : 17


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 781

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 1,059

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 10

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 43

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 47

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $69,999 : 111

$70,000 to $79,999 : 92

$80,000 to $89,999 : 190

$90,000 to $99,999 : 184

$100,000 to $124,999 : 264

$125,000 to $149,999 : 98

$150,000 to $174,999 : 111

$175,000 to $199,999 : 43

$200,000 to $249,999 : 80

$250,000 to $299,999 : 11

$300,000 to $399,999 : 16

$400,000 to $499,999 : 11

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 13

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 702

Housing units without a mortgage : 661


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Westlake City, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : $155,200

Built 2000 to 2004 : $112,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $116,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $100,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $97,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $112,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $91,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $65,000

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Westlake City, Louisiana: 66.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Westlake City, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 10 10 $424,275
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $424,275
2001        
  Single Family 8 8 $438,000
  Two Family 6 12 $350,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 20 $788,000
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 13 13 $800,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $800,500
2005        
  Single Family 9 9 $629,650
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $629,650
2006        
  Single Family 24 24 $2,249,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 24 $2,249,500


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Westlake City, LA): $34,583
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Westlake City): $66,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Westlake City): $411
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Westlake City, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 56.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.0%
Electricity: 42.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Westlake City, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Westlake City, Louisiana

United Home Care Services- Sw, Inc


     Address: 115 Williamsburg, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/6/1992

Pediatric Home Care 2000


     Address: 1909 Oak Park Blvd, Ste A, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/11/1989

Hh Agency Of Lake Charles Memo


     Address: 1801 Oak Park Blvd, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 12/27/1972

Southern Home Health


     Address: 3417 Patrick Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/31/2000

Home Health Care 2000-lake Cha


     Address: 2013 Oak Park Blvd, Suite 200, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/22/1990

Hospitals Close To Westlake City, Louisiana

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1701 Oak Park Blvd, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

W O Moss Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1000 Walters Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70607
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Women And Children's Hospital At Lake Charles


     Address: 4200 Nelson Road, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Christus St Patrick Hospital


     Address: 524 South Ryan Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital


     Address: 701 East Cypress Street, Sulphur, Louisiana 70663
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Westlake City, Louisiana

Oak Park Healthcare Center


     Address: 2717 First Avenue, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 47%

Grand Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1525 W Mcneese St., Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 101
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Lake Charles Care Center


     Address: 2701 Ernest Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 161
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Resthaven Nursing & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 4532 Sale Lane, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 67
     Percent Occupied: 45%

Rosewood Nursing Center


     Address: 534 15th Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 65%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Westlake City, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 118 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Westlake City, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 925
    Disabled Workers: 295
    Widowers Workers: 310
    Spouses Workers: 175
    Children Workers: 175


(updated 2007)



Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 41.24%
  • Bush & Cheney 57.81%
  • Other 0.95%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Westlake City, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Calcasieu Parish, LA

5.84 % of Calcasieu Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,269

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

0.14 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $9,395

Louisiana Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Calcasieu Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Cameron Parish , LA 0.57 % ($43,575 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 0.34 % ($27,791 AGI )
  • Beauregard Parish , LA 0.32 % ($28,896 AGI )

Relocation away from Calcasieu Parish, LA

6.58 % of Calcasieu Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,917

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,348

Louisiana Average 0.08 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Calcasieu Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Harris County , TX 0.71 % ($36,094 AGI )
  • Beauregard Parish , LA 0.39 % ($31,724 AGI )
  • Jefferson Davis Pari , LA 0.29 % ($33,112 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Westlake City, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Westlake City, Louisiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/04/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
06/15/2005, 03:25 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/05/2004, 07:58 pm 0 0 $2K --
12/23/2002, 11:47 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/27/2002, 12:05 pm 0 0 $2K --
01/29/2001, 07:25 am 0 0 $5K --
06/27/2000, 03:45 pm 0 0 $8K --
08/28/1998, 05:30 pm 0 0 $60K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Westlake City, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Westlake City, Louisiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape 0 1 1 n/a n/a 0 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 21 22 n/a n/a 0 44 22 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 4 7 1 n/a n/a 0 0 4 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 86 150 22 n/a n/a 0 0 88 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault 6 24 25 n/a n/a 22 18 10 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 129 513 541 n/a n/a 508 398 219 131 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 28 36 44 n/a n/a 25 26 32 36 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 600 769 953 n/a n/a 578 574 701 788 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 246 225 217 n/a n/a 141 127 94 82 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 5,274 4,806 4,698 n/a n/a 3,259 2,806 2,059 1,796 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 17 14 11 n/a n/a 17 13 15 5 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 364 299 238 n/a n/a 393 287 329 110 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson 2 2 2 n/a n/a 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 43 43 43 n/a n/a 69 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 8 7 n/a n/a 6 5 4 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
73 69 69 n/a n/a 47 42 35 31 n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
38 39 38 n/a n/a 26 23 20 16 n/a n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



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