Westwego, Louisiana 

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Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain
Pros
-Historic interest
-Arts and culture
-Entertainment
Cons
-Flood risk
-Crime rate
-Hurricane dislocations


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Long a complex multi-cultural city crossing a wide range of socio-economic strata, the New Orleans has had its share of problems with crime, education, social infrastructure, and economic health. At the same time, the city exudes a unique cross-cultural charm making it a favorite tourist spot as well as a proud home to many enjoying its arts, unique entertainment profile, and its French-accented Southern grace.


QUICK FACTS

City: Westwego
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Westwego is 6.10% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Westwego jobs have increased by 1.17%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Westwego's cost of living is 18.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Westwego's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Westwego's population is 8,542 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -23.86%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Westwego is $94,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.15%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Westwego public schools spend $12,939 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Westwego. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Westwego

It's a good time to buy in Westwego. Home Appreciation is up 3.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Westwego Real Estate.

The median home price in Westwego is $94,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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