Westlake is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. The population was 32,729 at the 2010 census. It is an affluent suburb of Cleveland, Ohio and is located 12 miles from Cleveland's downtown. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an area of 15.9 square miles (41km2), all of it land. As of the census of 2002, there were 31,760 people, 12,830 households, and 8,186 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,995.2 people per square mile (770.2/Sq-km). There were 13,648 housing units at an average density of 858.5 per square mile (331.4/Sq-km). The racial makeup of the city was 91.65% White, 0.95% African American, 1.36% Native American, 4.21% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.