Westwood is a city located in Lassen County California. With a 2020 population of 1,519, it is the 927th largest city in California and the 12489th largest city in the United States. Westwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -1.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,541 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Westwood has a population density of 279 people per square mile.
The average household income in Westwood is $48,991 with a poverty rate of 20.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,032 per month, and the median house value is $130,700. The median age in Westwood is 55.6 years, 54.4 years for males, and 55.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westwoodwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
92.28% of Westwood residents speak only English, while 7.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.82% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Westwood is White, with 18.35% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Westwood is Multiple, with 70.41% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.50%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Westwood
97.69% of Westwood residents were born in the United States, with 70.15% having been born in California. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.