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Jefferson Parish

Population in 2012: 8,524 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.8%
Males: 4,056  (47.6%)
Females: 4,468  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
Louisiana median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 70094.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $30,875 (it was $27,218 in 2000)
Westwego:

$30,875
Louisiana:

$41,734
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,152

Westwego city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $126,153 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Westwego:

$126,153
Louisiana:

$139,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $133,339; Detached houses: $139,652; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,137; In 2-unit structures: $81,245; Mobile homes: $34,769

Median gross rent in 2011: $644.

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  • White alone - 6,579 (75.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,701 (19.5%)
  • Hispanic - 202 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 107 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 64 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 53 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.1%)

Races in Westwego detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westwego: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (31.8%), Italian (10.8%), German (7.1%), Irish (7.0%), English (4.0%), United States (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1919

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 3.19 square miles.

Population density: 2675 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Westwego:

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westwego city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

67 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Louisiana:  3.1%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Westwego, Louisiana as of April 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Westwego to the number of sex offenders is 250 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $400 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $276 (0.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metairie, LA (6.9 miles , pop. 146,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (7.0 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (314.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bridge City, LA (1.4 miles ), Marrero, LA (1.5 miles ), Avondale, LA (1.9 miles ), Jefferson, LA (2.1 miles ), Estelle, LA (2.1 miles ), Harahan, LA (2.1 miles ), Harvey, LA (2.1 miles ), Elmwood, LA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 29.90 N, Longitude: 90.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -503 (-5.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 482 (14.5%)

Westwego household income distribution Westwego home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Westwego by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0200001001001
per 100,000 0.018.60.00.00.00.010.10.00.010.00.00.011.6
Rapes 4324301301025
per 100,000 38.127.918.537.728.40.010.130.10.010.00.023.258.2
Robberies 20131518111012733364
per 100,000 190.4120.9138.9169.6104.094.7120.770.330.929.929.369.746.6
Assaults 48383233281727333326122224
per 100,000 457.0353.4296.4310.9264.9161.1271.6331.4339.8259.1117.3255.5279.5
Burglaries 84634555616554746052456143
per 100,000 799.8585.8416.8518.1577.0615.8543.2743.2617.9518.3440.1708.3500.8
Thefts 347277196225217165176215161142138177121
per 100,000 3303.82575.81815.52119.62052.61563.21770.32159.31657.91415.31349.52055.31409.3
Auto thefts 393425351829332316151386
per 100,000 371.3316.2231.6329.7170.3274.8331.9231.0164.8149.5127.192.969.9
Arson 8542002202100
per 100,000 76.246.537.118.80.00.020.120.10.019.99.80.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 409.1346.1243.4299.6250.5194.0261.9276.6206.1199.5131.1236.9244.1

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Crime rate in Westwego detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.43
Louisiana average:

3.98

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Westwego, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +183 (+1.7%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Westwego-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Westwego city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 tornado 25.0 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westwego-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Parish (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Westwego:

  • WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; MARRERO, LA)
  • OCHSNER BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER LLC (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; NEW ORLEANS, LA)
  • TOURO INFIRMARY (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; NEW ORLEANS, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Westwego, LA

Amtrak station near Westwego:

  • 5 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Westwego:

  • 19 miles: Waterford 3 in Taft, LA.

Local government website: WWW.CITYOFWESTWEGO.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westwego:

  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 3 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,362)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 3 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 9,081)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 5 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans (about 6 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • Delgado Community College (about 7 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 7,981)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus (about 7 miles; Metairie, LA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Southern University at New Orleans (about 11 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,371)

Public elementary/middle schools in Westwego:

Private elementary/middle school in Westwego:

  • OUR LADY PROMPT SUCCOR SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 531 AVE A; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Westwego: Westwego Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Westwego City Hall (B), Westwego Historical Museum (C), Jefferson Parish Library Westwego Branch (D), Westwego Police Department (E), A-Bears Day Care Center (F), Big Bird Day Care Center (G), Big Bird Day Care Center Number 2 (H), Big Bird Day Care Center Number 3 (I), Westwego Fire Department (J), Little Bumble Bee Child Development Center (K), Little Lambs of God (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Wego Shopping Center (1), Westwood Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westwego include: New Life Fellowship Church (A), Westwego Missionary Baptist Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), Westwego Church of God in Christ (D), True Vine Baptist Church (E), Tabernacle Church (F), Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (G), Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church (H), First Baptist Church of Westwego (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Westwego include: Louis H Marrero Park (1), Westwego Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Live Oak Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 125 Acadia Drive), Crystal Bleau Entertainment (Arcades & Amusements; 116 June Drive).

Hotels: Suburban Lodge (3051 Highway 90 West), Best Western Bayou Inn (9008 Westbank Expressway), Bridge View Motel (1024 Bridge City Avenue), Bon SOIR Motel (600 Westbank Expressway).

 
Jefferson Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.6. This is about average.
City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.64. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.64
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.575. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.575
U.S.:

0.464
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.6
U.S.:

22.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.17. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.17
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.2%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.6% for Black residents, 48.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 48.2% for other race residents, 26.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Westwego, LA

3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Westwego compared to Louisiana state average:

Westwego, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Westwego (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Westwego Branch at 431 Fourth Street, branch established on 1953/10/15; Bayou Segnette Branch at 1996 Segnette Blvd, branch established on 2010/12/20. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Fifth District Savings Bank: 1317 Westbank Expressway Branch at 1317 Westbank Expressway, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $371.3 mil, Deposits: $308.3 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Westwego Branch at 900 Westbank Expressway, branch established on 1975/04/07. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Westwego, Louisiana:

  • Best Western Bayou Inn , 9008 Westbank Expy, Westwego, LA 70094 , Phone: (504) 304-7980, Fax: (504) 304-7987
  • Suburban Extended Stay , 3051 Hwy 90, Westwego, LA 70094 , Phone: (504) 324-4900, Fax: (504) 324-4911
  • Candlewood Suites , 3079 Hwy 90, Westwego, LA 70094 , Phone: (504) 875-3500
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Westwego, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Westwego travel time to work - commute


Westwego mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 107
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Jefferson Parish:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 62
Jefferson Parish:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
This county:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 334
Jefferson Parish:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson Parish:

14.5%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,540$42,4800$0
Other Government Administration 13$37,755$34,8514$5,311
Judicial and Legal 2$8,900$53,4002$1,993
Police Protection - Officers 39$103,992$31,9980$0
Police - Other 1$4,304$51,6481$762
Firefighters 11$64,826$70,7192$702
Welfare 2$4,731$28,3860$0
Health 3$9,545$38,18014$17,694
Sewerage 10$36,318$43,5820$0
Parks and Recreation 3$6,184$24,7361$1,260
Water Supply 8$28,368$42,5520$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,095$37,1400$0
Totals for Government 94$311,558$39,77324$27,722

Westwego government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $653,000 ($76.61)
    Housing & Community Development: $314,000 ($36.84)
    Sewerage: $77,000 ($9.03)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($7.86)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,386,000 ($162.60)
    Sewerage: $946,000 ($110.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $930,000 ($109.10)
    Central Staff Services: $864,000 ($101.36)
    Water Utilities: $824,000 ($96.67)
    Fire Protection: $734,000 ($86.11)
    General - Other: $695,000 ($81.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $568,000 ($66.64)
    Regular Highways: $412,000 ($48.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $235,000 ($27.57)
    Health Services - Other: $88,000 ($10.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $57,000 ($6.69)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($5.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $1,483,000 ($173.98)
    Police Protection: $378,000 ($44.35)
    Sewerage: $97,000 ($11.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $80,000 ($9.39)
    Housing & Community Development: $40,000 ($4.69)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($1.99)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($1.99)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($1.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,465,000 ($406.50)

Westwego government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $674,000 ($79.07)
    Housing & Community Development: $596,000 ($69.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000 ($27.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $698,000 ($81.89)
    All Other: $157,000 ($18.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,698,000 ($199.20)
    All Other: $198,000 ($23.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $531,000 ($62.29)
    Interest Earnings: $113,000 ($13.26)
    Rents: $15,000 ($1.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $541,000 ($63.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,737,000 ($203.78)
    Highways: $176,000 ($20.65)
    General Support: $76,000 ($8.92)
  • Tax - Property: $1,801,000 ($211.29)
    Total General Sales: $1,592,000 ($186.77)
    NEC: $288,000 ($33.79)
    Public Utilities: $234,000 ($27.45)
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000 ($3.64)

Westwego government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $65,000 ($7.63)

Westwego government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,638,000 ($309.48)

12.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.66%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($115 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.09%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orleans Parish, LA  7.42% ($33,304 average AGI)
from St. Bernard Parish, LA  1.84% ($38,160)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.36% ($39,228)


18.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.58%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($96 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harris County, TX  2.23% ($26,150 average AGI)
to Orleans Parish, LA  1.10% ($28,500)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.93% ($49,193)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westwego:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • KKNO (750 AM; daytime; 0 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: ROBERT C. BLAKES ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westwego:

  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westwego:

  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Westwego fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 97 meters (318ft)
Total costs: $6,757,000
Total average daily traffic: 60,550
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 102,935

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Westwego)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Westwego, LA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 29.913528 Lon: -90.136444), Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPOQ550
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.337 MHz, 952.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/1998, Expiration Date: 10/28/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 783-4141

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4
  • 7700 Westbank Expressway (Lat: 29.904083 Lon: -90.153417), Type: Tower, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KQD, Licensee ID: L00010695
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 2.09790 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 156.950 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 12.3544 MHz, 16.5294 MHz, 22.1604 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2004, Expiration Date: 05/18/2014
    Registrant: Electronic Services Inc, Westwego, LA 70096-0009
  • 933 River Rd (Lat: 29.936028 Lon: -90.135639), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KQU512
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.725 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 03/25/2023
    Registrant: Cargill, Incorporated, Minneapolis, MN 55440-5606, Phone: (952) 742-6183, Fax: (952) 742-4551, Email:
  • 7700 Westbank Expressway (Lat: 29.904083 Lon: -90.153417), Type: Pole, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WHW410, Licensee ID: L00010695
    Assigned Frequencies: 9300.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2004, Expiration Date: 02/17/2014
    Registrant: Electronic Services Inc, 7700 Westbank Expressway, Westwego, LA 70094
  • 2012 River Rd (Lat: 29.957694 Lon: -90.150083), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQA797, Licensee ID: L00714760
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2003, Expiration Date: 09/16/2013
    Registrant: T T Coatings, Inc

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westwego)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5646T , Serial Number: 17251546, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/05/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Victory Ave, Westwego, LA 70094
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9071W , Serial Number: 28-10671, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Donald Harris, 320 Latigue Rd, Westwego, LA 70094, Other Owners: Patricia Harris



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$122,55413$119,52556$127,24420$33,9044$336,5037$168,1272$59,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$08$105,3280$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$152,3859$119,70429$112,00617$23,3291$461,2307$74,2103$73,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$76,5001$25,00022$106,3111$75,0000$02$42,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$136,00012$128,2123$73,0900$02$53,0002$59,635

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0271.00 , 0272.00, 0273.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$116,0003$197,417
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$337,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$80,3400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0271.00 , 0272.00, 0273.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 81
  • Hazardous Condition: 62
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Westwego


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westwego, LA

Most common first names in Westwego, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph14670.3 years
James12966.5 years
John12968.4 years
Mary10972.5 years
Robert7665.0 years
William7467.2 years
Charles6068.4 years
George5868.9 years
Marie5778.8 years
Edward5765.9 years
Most common last names in Westwego, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams9767.0 years
Dufrene7273.6 years
Plaisance5873.8 years
Johnson5468.4 years
Boudreaux5472.8 years
Jones5263.1 years
Breaux5176.9 years
Smith4867.5 years
Bourgeois4873.7 years
Adams4769.3 years
Businesses in Westwego, LA
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1New Balance2
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1The Athlete's Foot1
KFC1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
McDonald's1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Paul Wilson (1)
  • Eddie N. Primeaux (1)
  • Wayne A. Pertuit, Jr. (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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