Westwego, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,551 housing units in Westwego. This represents a 3% decline from 4,690 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,551 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Westwego is about 56.2%. Westwego's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.4%. Average household size is 2.57 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Westwego were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.60%
One Bedroom20.60%
Two Bedrooms36.70%
Three Bedrooms30.80%
Four Bedrooms7.40%
Five Bedrooms or more0.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1959
Median Value of occupied units$68,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$38,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$299

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.10%
Home Equity Loan0.90%
Simple Mortgage42.20%
Debt Free51.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.3%