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Population (year 2000): 10,763. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,489 (-2.5% change)
Males: 5,113 (47.5%), Females: 5,650 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $27,218 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Westwego:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.9%)
  • Black (20.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Vietnamese (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: French (24.9%), United States (9.3%), Italian (7.3%), French Canadian (6.6%), German (6.1%), Irish (4.7%).

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Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Westwego,

For population 25 years and over in Westwego

  • High school or higher: 60.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westwego city

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

3.1% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +183 (+1.7%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA (7.0 miles Metairie, pop. 146,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (7.5 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (360.2 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: City, LA (2.1 miles Bridge LA (2.6 miles Marrero, LA (4.2 miles Avondale, LA (4.3 miles Jefferson, LA (4.5 miles Estelle, LA (4.7 miles Elmwood, LA (4.8 miles Harahan, LA (5.1 miles Harvey,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,400

Latitude: 29.90 N, Longitude: 90.14 W


Industries providing employment: Retail trade (15.0%), Construction (12.7%), Manufacturing (12.2%), Educational,health and social services (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,172 (-10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 677 (16.4%)


 

Crime in Westwego by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 2 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 18.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 4 3 2 4 3
    per 100,000 37.2 37.2 27.9 18.6 37.2 27.9
Robberies 20 20 13 15 18 11
    per 100,000 185.8 185.8 120.8 139.4 167.2 102.2
Assaults 50 48 38 32 33 28
    per 100,000 464.6 446.0 353.1 297.3 306.6 260.2
Burglaries 126 84 63 45 55 61
    per 100,000 1170.7 780.5 585.3 418.1 511.0 566.8
Thefts 378 347 277 196 225 217
    per 100,000 3512.0 3224.0 2573.6 1821.1 2090.5 2016.2
Auto thefts 50 39 34 25 35 18
    per 100,000 464.6 362.4 315.9 232.3 325.2 167.2
423.1 372.4 305.8 229.4 271.8 227.5


Average climate in Westwego, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Westwego,

Westwego-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Westwego city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category 4 tornado 26.1 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Westwego:
  • ADVANCE CARE HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MARRERO, LA)
  • WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; MARRERO, LA)
  • COMMUNITY CARE HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Westwego:
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 10 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • LAKEFRONT (about 13 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • STENNIS INTL (about 58 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Westwego:
  • NEW ORLEANS DOWNTOWN (about 7 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: 7N0)
  • NEW ORLEANS NAS JRB/ALVIN CALLENDER FIELD/ (about 10 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NBG)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (about 32 miles; RESERVE, LA; ID: 1L0)

Amtrak station near Westwego:
  • 6 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5 $14,936 $35,846 5 $4,674
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   2 $1,698
Police Protection - Officers 32 $90,882 $34,080 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $2,644 $31,728 4 $815
Firefighters 9 $21,735 $28,980 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $14,577 $29,154 0 $0
Welfare 1 $1,827 $21,924 0 $0
Health 6 $13,652 $27,304 10 $5,588
Sewerage 5 $18,482 $44,356 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $7,114 $21,342 1 $148
Water Supply 7 $17,902 $30,689 1 $551
Other and Unallocable 4 $8,229 $24,687 1 $1,027
Financial Administration 2 $3,697 $22,182 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,882 $22,584 0 $0
Totals for Government 83 $217,559 $31,454 24 $14,502


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westwego:
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 4 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 4 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 5 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 6 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 11 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,217)
Public primary/middle schools in Westwego:
  • STELLA WORLEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 663; Location: 801 SPARTANS DRIVE; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • VIC A. PITRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 1525 SPRUCE STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • JOSHUA BUTLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 300 FOURTH STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LIVE OAK MANOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 358; Location: 200 ACADIA DRIVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WESTWEGO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 537 AVENUE D; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Westwego:
  • OUR LADY PROMPT SUCCOR SCHOOL (Students: 353; Location: 531 AVENUE A; Grades: PK - 8)

Shopping Centers: Wego Shopping Center (1), Westwood Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Westwego include: Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Westwego (B), Church of God of Prophecy (C), Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church (D), Tabernacle Church (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (F), True Vine Baptist Church (G), Westwego Church of God in Christ (H).

Cemetery: Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery (1).

Parks in Westwego include: Louis H Marrero Park (1), Westwego Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Westwego compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Westwego:
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • KKNO (750 AM; daytime; 0 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: ROBERT C. BLAKES ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westwego:
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westwego:
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

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