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Westwood, Jefferson County,
Kentucky
Location of Westwood in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Westwood in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Westwood, Jefferson County,Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Westwood, Jefferson County,Kentucky
Westwood, Jefferson County,
Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Westwood, Jefferson County,Kentucky is located in the United States
Westwood, Jefferson County,Kentucky
Westwood, Jefferson County,
Kentucky
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
 • Land 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
640 ft (200 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 571
 • Density 4,719.01/sq mi (1,822.83/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
40242
Area code(s) 502
FIPS code 21-82164
GNIS feature ID 2405722

Westwood is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 634 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Westwood is located at 38°16′45″N 85°34′58″W / 38.27917°N 85.58278°W / 38.27917; -85.58278 (38.279270, -85.582670).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 777
1980 826 6.3%
1990 734 −11.1%
2000 612 −16.6%
2010 634 3.6%
2020 571 −9.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 612 people in 217 households, including 189 families, in the city. The population density was 4,729.5 people per square mile (1,817.7/km2). There were 218 housing units at an average density of 1,684.7 per square mile (647.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.55% White, 0.49% African American, 0.98% Asian, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.31%.

Of the 217 households 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.2% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.9% were non-families. 11.1% of households were one person and 5.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.04.

The age distribution was 25.0% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% 65 or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.

The median household income was $73,295 and the median family income was $74,318. Males had a median income of $50,083 versus $34,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,079. About 1.5% of families and 0.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

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