Westwego SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8

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Westwego Info Snack

Westwego is a city in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States, and a suburb of New Orleans. The population was 8,534 at the 2010 census. It lies along the west bank of the Mississippi River.
Population
8,545
Unemployment
14.0%
Poverty
23.4%
Median Home
$128,400
Median Income
$33,898
Median Rent
$806

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1

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2

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Map Of Westwego, LA

Population over time in Westwego

Year Population % Change
2016 8,545 -0.2%
2015 8,564 0.4%
2014 8,531 -0.4%
2013 8,561 -0.6%
2012 8,615 -1.2%
2011 8,717 -1.2%
2010 8,821 -

Crime in Westwego Per 100k

Crime Westwego LA USA
Violent Crime 327.8 566.1 386.3
Murder 0.0 11.8 5.3
Robbery 81.9 119.1 102.8
Aggravated Assault 199.0 396.4 248.5
Property Crime 2680.6 3297.7 2450.7
Burglary 561.9 740.5 468.9
Larceny 1872.9 2336.3 1745.0
Car Theft 245.8 220.8 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Westwego

White
64.0% (5,468)
African American
24.1% (2,060)
American Indian
2.1% (176)
Asian
3.3% (285)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.2% (106)
Hispanic
5.3% (450)
Race Westwego LA USA
White 64.0% 59.3% 60.6%
African American 24.1% 31.9% 10.4%
American Indian 2.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.3% 1.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.6% 2.5%
Hispanic 5.3% 4.8% 17.3%

Household Income For Westwego, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
8.8% (751)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (692)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.6% (1,589)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.3% (1,307)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (1,290)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.7% (1,341)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (777)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.7% (572)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (196)
$200,000 or more
0.3% (25)
Income Westwego LA USA
Less than $10,000 8.8% 10.1% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 6.7% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.6% 12.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.3% 10.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 13.3% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.7% 16.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 10.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.7% 11.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 4.1% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.3% 3.7% 5.7%

Gender in Westwego

Female
53.8% (4,592)
Male
46.2% (3,952)
Gender Westwego LA USA
Female 53.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 46.2% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Westwego for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (857)
9-12th Grade
13.9% (1,186)
High School / GED
37.7% (3,220)
Some College
23.5% (2,005)
Associate's Degree
5.9% (500)
Bachelor's Degree
7.7% (653)
Master's Degree
1.3% (110)
Professional Degree
0.1% (9)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Westwego LA USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 5.6% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 13.9% 10.6% 7.4%
High School / GED 37.7% 33.9% 27.5%
Some College 23.5% 21.3% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.9% 5.7% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 7.7% 15.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 1.3% 5.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.1% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.3%

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