Westlake

Live your best life in one of Texas’ most affluent communities

Overview for Westlake, TX

12,499 people live in Westlake, where the median age is 39.6 and the average individual income is $88,545.18. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,499

Total Population

39.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$88,545.18

Average individual Income

Around Westlake, TX

There's plenty to do around Westlake, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

5
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
20
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Orvis, Comic Warriors, and Keller's Grace of Dance.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.87 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.42 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.43 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.47 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.27 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.42 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Welcome to Westlake

Live your best life in one of Texas’ most affluent communities 
 
Located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Westlake was first incorporated in 1956. During its short history, the town has gained a reputation for its world-class commercial developments, master-planned residential neighborhoods, and highly regarded Westlake Academy. 
 
Whether you’re new to town or simply passing through, it doesn’t take long to recognize the natural beauty and unmistakable charm that exists here. The town is home to several corporate campuses, as well as many small independent businesses. Other developments in Westlake include Solana, a high-profile corporate campus, and Charles Schwab corporate campus.
 

What to Love 

  • Playing golf at Vaquero Golf Club 
  • Community festivals and events
  • A laid-back, private lifestyle apart from the city

Local Lifestyle 

Named one of the most affluent communities in the country by Forbes magazine in 2011, Westlake has become a highly sought-after place to live, work, and play. Home to over 1,600 individuals, residents enjoy a luxurious and laid-back lifestyle. Yet its close proximity to Dallas/Fort Worth means that residents can find big-city amenities just minutes away. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Kick-off your morning with a caffeine fix from Sip Stir Coffee House, located in the Solana Plaza. Established in 2020, this neighborhood coffee shop is known for its specialty drinks and delicious pastries. While Westlake doesn’t have sprawling shopping centers, locals can find excellent retail shopping options in the neighboring towns of Keller, Roanoke, Southlake, and Trophy Club.
 
Enjoy some down-to-earth Tex Mex at MarCocina. A staple of the community, MarCocina is known for its delicious fare, vibrant atmosphere, and house-made margaritas. Consider stopping by for Happy Hour, which takes place every day of the week from 11 AM to 7 PM. While traveling to New York might not be in the cards, you can experience New York-style slices and pies at La Scala Pizzeria. A family-owned and operated restaurant, this casual restaurant uses the best ingredients to make exceptional Italian food.
 

Things to Do 

No matter the season, there’s always something exciting happening in Westlake. The town offers a robust calendar of community events and festivals throughout the year. For instance, the Town of Westlake Annual Tree Lighting has been a beloved community tradition since it started in 2003. In addition to the lighting of the Christmas tree, the event consists of carriage rides, live reindeer to pet, cookies to decorate, live music, photos with Santa. Stay warm and cozy with some hot chocolate and cider from the Marriott Solana Hotel. Be sure to mark down the Arbor Day celebration in your calendar, an annual event held in the spring. Other popular community events include MasterWorks Free Concert Series, Decoration Day, and Vintage Classic Car Show. 
 
A haven for nature ethicists, Westlake has more than 15 miles of public and private trails connected together. Locals can enjoy easy access to nature, such as the Cross Timbers Ridge Conservation Area. Get your blood pumping with a 3.37 round trip trail, where you can take in views of the Trinity View and admire 250-year-old oak trees.
 
Book a tee time at Vaquero Golf Club, a luxury Texas golf club with a premier course designed by Tom Fazio. Established in 2001, Vaquero also features a newly renovated and expanded 42,000 square-foot ClubHouse. Members have access to the club pool and pavilion, events, tennis and pickleball courts, and the fitness center.
 

Schools

Westlake is served by both the Carroll Independent School and Keller Independent School District and is home to:
 
  • Westlake Academy Charter School, K-12

Demographics and Employment Data for Westlake, TX

Westlake has 4,398 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Westlake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,499 people call Westlake home. The population density is 1,037.58 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,499

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.6

Median Age

51.22 / 48.78%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
4,398

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$88,545.18

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Westlake, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Westlake. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
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