Westwego is located in southeast Louisiana. Westwego is part of Jefferson County. Westwego has 3.11 square miles of land area and 0.48 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Westwego population is 8,531, which has shrunk 20.74% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Westwego median household income is $35,464 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.30% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Westwego median house value is $126,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 84.94% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 65.18% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Westwego is worse than the state average in quality. The Westwego area code is 504.