Westminster, Louisiana

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Westminster, Louisiana
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish East Baton Rouge
Elevation 26 ft (7.9 m)
Coordinates 30°24′34″N 91°05′19″W / 30.40944°N 91.08861°W / 30.40944; -91.08861Coordinates: 30°24′34″N 91°05′19″W / 30.40944°N 91.08861°W / 30.40944; -91.08861
Area 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 - land 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 3,008 (2010)
Density 2,648.3/sq mi (1,022.5/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 225
East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana incorporated and unincorporated areas Westminster highlighted.svg
Location in East Baton Rouge Parish and the state of Louisiana.
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Location of Louisiana in the United States

Westminster is a census-designated place (CDP) in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 3,008 at the 2010 census,[1] up from 2,515 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Westminster is located in south-central East Baton Rouge Parish at 30°24′34″N 91°5′19″W / 30.40944°N 91.08861°W / 30.40944; -91.08861 (30.409491, -91.088678).[2] It is bordered to the north, west, and south by Baton Rouge and to the east, across Bluebonnet Road, by Inniswold.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Westminster CDP has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km2), all land.[1]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,515 people, 978 households, and 718 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,206.4 people per square mile (851.8/km²). There were 1,009 housing units at an average density of 885.2 per square mile (341.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.92% White, 3.34% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 0.52% from other races, and 1.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.07% of the population.

There were 978 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males. For every female over 18, the likelihood was 78.4 percent she was dating a man over 75.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $54,929, and the median income for a family was $70,972. Males had a median income of $47,475 versus $38,405 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,087. About 1.9% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools serves Westminster.[4] Schools serving the community include Westminster Elementary School in Westminster,[5] Westdale Middle School,[6] and Tara High School.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Westminster CDP, Louisiana". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 9, 2016. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Westminster CDP, LA." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on January 6, 2017.
  5. ^ "Elemementary-School-Boundary-Descriptions-15-16.pdf." East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on January 7, 2017. Westminster is on page 37/41.
  6. ^ "Middle-School-Boundary-Descriptions-15-16.pdf." East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on January 6, 2017. Westdale's zone is on p. 13/14.
  7. ^ "High-School-Boundary-Descriptions-15-16.pdf." East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on January 6, 2017. Tara is on p. 9/10.

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