Westwood, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Westwood, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Westwood had a population of 1,614 as of July 1, 2018. Westwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Westwood is located at latitude 39.0394 and longitude -94.6156 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 951 feet.

The City of Westwood (GNIS ID: 485660) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Westwood, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,614
Population in Households 1,614
Population in Familes 1,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,962
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $88,601
Average Household Income $113,238
Per Capita Income $52,306


Total Housing Units 785 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 605 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $256,971
Average Home Value $282,314


Total Households 743
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 412
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.84% 0.92%
Households 0.85% 0.95%
Families 0.79% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Westwood, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westwood to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 148 78th
Population Density # 4 100th
Diversity Index # 172 75th
Median Household Income # 10 99th
Per Capita Income # 9 99th

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