Westwego SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
8.5

Westwego, LA Photos

Westwego, Louisiana 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
8,557
Unemployment
11.2%
Poverty
24.8%
Median Home
$125,600
Median Income
$32,318
Median Rent
$842

Rankings for Westwego in Louisiana

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Map Of Westwego, LA

Population over time in Westwego

Year Population % Change
2017 8,557 0.1%
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 257.9 557.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 12.4 5.3
Robbery 11.7 114.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 187.5 390.3 248.9
Property Crime 1957.3 3366.8 2362.0
Burglary 199.2 731.5 430.4
Larceny 1676.0 2401.3 1694.0
Car Theft 82.0 234.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Westwego

White
61.0% (5,221)
African American
24.5% (2,099)
American Indian
2.2% (188)
Asian
3.5% (303)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (14)
Two Or More
1.1% (95)
Hispanic
7.4% (637)
Race Westwego LA USA
White 61.0% 59.0% 61.5%
African American 24.5% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 2.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 1.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 7.4% 5.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Westwego, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
8.9% (76,157)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (65,888)
$15,000 to $24,999
20.9% (178,841)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.1% (129,210)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (122,365)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.6% (107,818)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (93,271)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.8% (58,187)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (20,536)
$200,000 or more
0.5% (4,278)
Income Westwego LA USA
Less than $10,000 8.9% 10.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 20.9% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.1% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.6% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.8% 12.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.5% 4.0% 6.3%

Gender in Westwego

Female
56.1% (4,797)
Male
43.9% (3,759)
Gender Westwego LA USA
Female 56.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 43.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Westwego for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.7% (745)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (1,282)
High School / GED
40.4% (3,457)
Some College
20.6% (1,759)
Associate's Degree
6.2% (534)
Bachelor's Degree
7.4% (637)
Master's Degree
1.5% (129)
Professional Degree
0.1% (11)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Westwego LA USA
< 9th Grade 8.7% 5.4% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 10.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 40.4% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 20.6% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.2% 5.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 7.4% 15.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 1.5% 5.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.1% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.4%

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