Westwego Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Westwego, LA

General Westwego Information

State: Louisiana

County: Jefferson Parish

Close cities: Bridge City, LA, Elmwood, LA, Jefferson, LA, Woodmere, LA, Marrero, LA, Estelle, LA, Gretna, LA, New Orleans, LA, Harahan, LA, Avondale, LA, Harvey, LA

Westwego Population (census data)
Total 9,818 (-9.3% since 2000)
Male 4,664 (47.5%)
Female 5,154 (52.5%)

Population Density: 3,081 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.5 (US Avg is 100)

Westwego Elevation: 5 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.19 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,208

Zip Codes: 70096, and 70094.

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Westwego Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
Ancestry Information:
  • French (24.9%)
  • United States (9.3%)
  • Italian (7.3%)
  • French Canadian (6.6%)
  • German (6.1%)
  • Irish (4.7%)
Foriegn Born: 334 people (3.4%)
  • Latin America (67.9%)
  • Asia (32.1%)

Local Westwego Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: New Orleans Hornets, Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Tulane University, University of New Orleans

Westwego School Information

High Schools
Stella Worley Junior High School (801 Spartans Drive, Westwego, LA, 70094 - Jefferson Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Joshua Butler Elementary School (300 Fourth Street, Westwego, LA, 70094 - Jefferson Parish School Board District)
Live Oak Manor Elementary School (200 Acadia Drive, Westwego, LA, 70094 - Jefferson Parish School Board District)
Vic A. Pitre Elementary School (1525 Spruce Street, Westwego, LA, 70094 - Jefferson Parish School Board District)
Westwego Elementary School (537 Avenue D, Westwego, LA, 70094 - Jefferson Parish School Board District)

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