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, the total Westwego population is 8,534, which has shrunk 20.71% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 1.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Westwego median household income is $34,375 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 26.30% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 30.52% and is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Westwego median house value is $123,900 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 81.14% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 61.76% and is much higher than the national average rate of 50.42%. 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.
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* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data