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Westlake is in Calcasieu Parish, in the Lake Charles metro area.

The latitude of Westlake is 30.241N. The longitude is -93.25W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,603.


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Median household income
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$34,583
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Westlake demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 27. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.8 per 1,000 people.
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13% of Westlake residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westlake ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westlake was $17,569, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Westlake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Westlake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $295.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.


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Calcasieu Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westlake political report.

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The average commute time for Westlake workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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