Westlake, TX

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Population

1,006

10.5% decline

Median Age

41.5


Median Household Income

$250,001

0% growth

Poverty Rate

3.88%


Number of Employees

380

0.262% decline

Median Property Value

$1.61M

0.442% growth

About

In 2017, Westlake, TX had a population of 1.01k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $250,001. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Westlake, TX declined from 1,124 to 1,006, a -105% decrease and its median household income stayed from $250,001 to $250,001, a 0% change.

The population of Westlake, TX is 81% White Alone, 11.2% Asian Alone, and 3.68% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Westlake, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Westlake, TX is $1.61M, and the homeownership rate is 94.9%. Most people in Westlake, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Westlake, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Westlake, TX employs 380 people. The largest industries in Westlake, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (64 people), Manufacturing (57 people), and Finance & Insurance (56 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($250,001), Manufacturing ($250,001), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($250,001).

Median household income in Westlake, TX is $250,001. Males in Westlake, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Westlake, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$250,001

2017 value

± N/A

0%

1 Year Growth

± 0%

Households in Westlake, TX have a median annual income of $250,001, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $250,001 in 2016, which represents a 0% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Westlake, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Westlake, TX was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.88% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Westlake, TX (39 out of 1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    31 ± 58

  2. Hispanic

    6 ± 64

  3. Two Or More

    5 ± 64

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Westlake, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

380

2017 Value

± 95

-0.262%

1 Year decline

± 35.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Westlake, TX declined at a rate of -0.262%, from 381 employees to 380 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Westlake, TX, are Management Occupations (135 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (50 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (42 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Westlake, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Westlake, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (135 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (50 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (42 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Westlake, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Management Occupations (3.49 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.77 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.68 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Westlake, TX, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($250,001), Management Occupations ($250,001), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($250,001).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

380

2017 Value

± 95

-0.262%

1 Year decline

± 35.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Westlake, TX declined at a rate of -0.262%, from 381 employees to 380 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Westlake, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (64 people), Manufacturing (57 people), and Finance & Insurance (56 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Westlake, TX, though some of these residents may live in Westlake, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Westlake, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (64 people), Manufacturing (57 people), and Finance & Insurance (56 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Westlake, TX has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (21.7 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (3.15 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Westlake, TX, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($250,001), Manufacturing ($250,001), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($250,001).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

98.6% of the population of Westlake, TX has health coverage, with 76.4% on employee plans, 0.895% on Medicaid, 6.46% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Westlake, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Westlake, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.39%

Uninsured

76.4%

Employer Coverage

0.895%

Medicaid

6.46%

Medicare

14.8%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Westlake, TX grew by 30.4% from 1.07% to 1.39%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Westlake, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Westlake, TX is home to a population of 1.01k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.05% of Westlake, TX residents were born outside of the country (81 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Westlake, TX is composed of 815 White Alone residents (81%), 113 Asian Alone residents (11.2%), 37 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.68%), 13 Two or More Races residents (1.29%), 12 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.19%), 8 Black or African American Alone residents (0.795%), 8 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.795%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Westlake, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.6

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Westlake, TX was 41.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Westlake, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Westlake, TX residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.05%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

81 people

8.45%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

95 people

As of 2017, 8.05% of Westlake, TX residents (81 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Westlake, TX was 8.45%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

96.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Westlake, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Westlake, TX was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    815 ± 182

  2. Asian Alone

    113 ± 86

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    37 ± 42.5

In 2017, there were 7.21 times more White Alone residents (815 people) in Westlake, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 Asian Alone and 37 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Westlake, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Westlake, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Westlake, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Westlake, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    12 ± 19

  2. Korea

    4 ± 14

  3. Vietnam

    2 ± 19

Westlake, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Westlake, TX was $1.61M in 2017, which is 7.41 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $1.6M to $1.61M, a 0.442% increase. The homeownership rate in Westlake, TX is 94.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Westlake, TX have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Westlake, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$250,001

Median Household Income

± N/A

311

Number of Households

± 63

In 2017, the median household income of the 311 households in Westlake, TX stayed at $250,001 from the previous year's value of $250,001.

The following chart displays the households in Westlake, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$1.61M

2017 Median

± $71,369

$1.6M

2016 Median

± $63,453

In 2017, the median property value in Westlake, TX grew to to $1.61M from the previous year's value of $1.6M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Westlake, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Westlake, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $1,500,000 - $2M range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Westlake, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Westlake, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

94.9%

2017 Homeownership

95.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 94.9% of the housing units in Westlake, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 95.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Westlake, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

25.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Westlake, TX have a longer commute time (25.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.59% of the workforce in Westlake, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    18.2%

  3. Carpooled

    2.68%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Westlake, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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