Westwego, Louisiana

Population 8,615

Westwego Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 23.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 9.1%

Crime Rate

12.76% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 175
  • Violent Crimes: 257
  • Robbery: 70
  • Burglary: 456
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

72.53% Higher than national avg.
  • 56 offenders in Westwego
  • 65.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

54 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 6
  • Registered Polluters: 8
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 37

Unemployment

Moderate 9.2%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 8.2%
  • National unemployment average: 7.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 7 K-12 public schools in Westwego, LA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Westwego's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.
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1 Private School

Our Lady Prompt Succor School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$144,000 compared to September 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    15.9%
  • Rented
    40.3%
  • Owned
    43.8%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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2 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Westwego, LA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Westwego, LA issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $745
  • 1 Bedroom: $865
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,030
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,335
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,530

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Environmental Hazards

54 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (279/282)
    Westwego, LA has 98.94% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Westwego, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.17 Average
    Westwego, LA is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 54.23°
  • February 56.95°
  • March 63.7°
  • April 70.57°
  • May 77.23°
  • June 83.2°
  • July 83.73°
  • August 84.17°
  • September 80.28°
  • October 70.93°
  • November 62.23°
  • December 56.1°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Westwego, LA

Earthquakes
Westwego, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Westwego, LA has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Westwego, LA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Westwego, LA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Westwego, LA: $33,898

Unemployment

Unemployment in Westwego is 9.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 8.2% and 7.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 53.71%
White Collar - 46.29%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • Cedric Richmond

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

1 Cemetery view all

4 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Westwego, LA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Westwego, LA
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