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The Westminster CDP(1) had a population of 2,858 as of July 1, 2021. Westminster ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Westminster is located at latitude 30.4138 and longitude -91.0876 in East Baton Rouge Parish. The formal boundaries for the Westminster Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. East Baton Rouge Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Westminster Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Westminster Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of East Baton Rouge Parish.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Westminster, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 2,858 (100%)
Population in Households 2,815 (98.5%)
Population in Families 2,011 (70.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 43 ( 1.5%)
Population Density 2,547
Diversity Index2 40


Median Household Income $79,795
Average Household Income $92,812
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $42,198
Wealth Index5 106


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 882 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 413 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $261,943
Average Home Value $262,132
Housing Affordability Index3 184


Total Households 1,295
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 702
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.45% -0.26%
Households -0.52% -0.3%
Families -1.03% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.07%

Westminster, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westminster to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 166 65th
Population Density # 28 94th
Median Household Income # 20 96th
Housing Affordability Index # 186 39th
Per Capita Income # 13 97th
Diversity Index # 311 35th

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