Westwood, Kansas facts for kids
Westwood City Hall (2011)
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
KDOT map of Johnson County (legend)
|• Total||0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)|
|• Land||0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||951 ft (290 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,521|
|• Density||3,670/sq mi (1,421/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
Westwood was incorporated as a city in 1949.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,506 people, 693 households, and 386 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,673.2 inhabitants per square mile (1,418.2/km2). There were 732 housing units at an average density of 1,785.4 per square mile (689.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.6% White, 0.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.7% of the population.
There were 693 households of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.3% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the city was 38.8 years. 21.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 34.1% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,533 people, 711 households, and 418 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,791.5 people per square mile (1,479.7/km²). There were 731 housing units at an average density of 1,808.0 per square mile (705.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.83% White, 0.33% African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.70% Asian, 0.91% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.09% of the population.
There were 711 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.1% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.82.
In the city, the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 35.1% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $49,185, and the median income for a family was $66,765. Males had a median income of $49,167 versus $35,898 for females. The per capita income for the city was $31,048. About 2.6% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.
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