U.S. Beacon July 19, 2019

Westlake, LA

Calcasieu County, Louisiana

Latitude: 30.248455     Longitude: -93.259047
Population 4,565 (2005)
Elevation of Westlake, Louisiana: 16 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2280815, place: Westlake city, Louisiana)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 3,437 (100%)
In labor force: 2,019 (58.74%)
--Civilian labor force: 2,019 (58.74%)
----Employed: 1,878 (54.64%)
----Unemployed: 141 (4.1%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 7%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 1,418 (41.26%)
Females 16 years and over: 1,843 (53.62%)
In labor force: 969 (28.19%)
--Civilian labor force: 969 (28.19%)
----Employed: 896 (26.07%)
Own children under 6 years: 370 (10.77%)
All parents in family in labor force: 273 (7.94%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 1,825 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 1,549 (84.88%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 195 (10.68%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 0 (0%)
Walked: 35 (1.92%)
Other means: 22 (1.21%)
Worked at home: 24 (1.32%)
Mean travel time to work: 17.8 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 1,878 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 357 (19.01%)
Service occupations: 407 (21.67%)
Sales and office occupations: 549 (29.23%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 9 (0.48%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 310 (16.51%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 246 (13.1%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 0 (0%)
Construction: 220 (11.71%)
Manufacturing: 378 (20.13%)
Wholesale trade.: 24 (1.28%)
Retail trade: 293 (15.6%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 88 (4.69%)
Information: 32 (1.7%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 108 (5.75%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 130 (6.92%)
Educational, health and social services: 244 (12.99%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 187 (9.96%)
Other services (except public administration): 60 (3.19%)
Public administration: 114 (6.07%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 1,573 (83.76%)
Government workers: 254 (13.53%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 51 (2.72%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 1,769 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 268 (15.15%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 167 (9.44%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 237 (13.4%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 221 (12.49%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 252 (14.25%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 419 (23.69%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 109 (6.16%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 52 (2.94%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 6 (0.34%)
$200,000 or more: 38 (2.15%)
Median household income: $34,583

With earnings: 1,325 (74.9%)
--Mean earnings: $47,417
With Social Security income: 488 (27.59%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,911
With Supplemental Security Income: 41 (2.32%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $4,843
With public assistance income: 51 (2.88%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,798
With retirement income: 349 (19.73%)
--Mean retirement income: $10,416

Families: 1,316 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 142 (10.79%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 79 (6%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 177 (13.45%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 171 (12.99%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 197 (14.97%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 379 (28.8%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 97 (7.37%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 36 (2.74%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 38 (2.89%)
Median family income: $39,057

Per capita income: $17,569

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $42,500
Female full-time, year-round workers: $21,060

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 196 (14.89%)
--With related children under 18 years: 132 (10.03%)
----With related children under 5 years: 35 (2.66%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 126 (9.57%)
--With related children under 18 years: 113 (8.59%)
----With related children under 5 years: 35 (2.66%)
Individuals: 784 (59.57%)
--18 years and over: 515 (39.13%)
----65 years and over: 128 (9.73%)
--Related children under 18 years: 269 (20.44%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 233 (17.71%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 161 (12.23%)

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