Westwood, California Population 2022

1,519
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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.

Westwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westwoodwas:

  • White: 88.32%
  • Two or more races: 7.07%
  • Black or African American: 3.60%
  • Native American: 1.01%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Westwood, California is 1,519 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,541.

Westwood, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,22588.32%
Black or African American503.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native141.01%
Two or More Races987.07%
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Westwood Population by Race

Westwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Westwood Median Age

51.5


Total

50.4


Male

52.5


Female

Westwood Adults

There are 1,198 adults, (370 of whom are seniors) in Westwood.

Westwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Westwood Sex Ratio

Female

695

50.11%

Male

692

49.89%

Westwood Population by Age

Westwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All63.2%36.8%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Female42.1%57.9%
Male0%100%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7411.8763.2
Married3092.4278.6
Male203.450
Female1261.8342.1
Non Family2861.1860.1

2.2

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

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Westwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade645.98%
9th to 12th Grade504.67%
High School Graduate27025.21%
Some College33231.00%
Associates Degree13712.79%
Bachelors Degree16315.22%
Graduate Degree555.14%
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Westwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races454545
White1,007896173
Native American1413
Hispanic63

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%.

Westwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,133$35,461$25,957
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$35,947$73,690$
Bachelors Degree$19,286$16,951$26,033
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,133

Average Earnings

$35,461

Average Male

$25,957

Average Female

Westwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westwood Language by Age

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Westwood Language

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.

Westwood Language

Westwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,17721618.35%
OtherNaN%
Multiple986970.41%

20.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.71%

Male Poverty Rate

20.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westwood

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%.

Westwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.81%
High School35.19%
Some College10.02%
Bachelors or Greater9.17%

Westwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.81%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed11.49%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Westwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,063$47,131
Families$47,394$55,920
Married Families$58,672-
Non Families$25,114$32,818
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Income by Household Type

Westwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Westwood Married by Age and Sex

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Westwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Westwood Marital Status by Race

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Westwood Marital Status

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155

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War
Vietnam113
Korea17
World War II

Westwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5425
55 to 64
65 to 74102
75+28

Westwood Veterans by Age

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Westwood Veterans by Race

Westwood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westwood Veterans by Education

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40.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.6%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Westwood Employment by Age

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Westwood Employment by Race

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Westwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.15%

Born in Westwood

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Westwood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,6470.00%
20111,636-11-0.67%
20121,625-11-0.67%
20131,614-11-0.68%
20141,603-11-0.68%
20151,592-11-0.69%
20161,581-11-0.69%
20171,570-11-0.70%
20181,559-11-0.70%
20191,548-11-0.71%
20201,541-7-0.45%
20211,530-11-0.71%
20221,519-11-0.72%

Westwood Population by Year