Westwood, Kansas Population 2021

1,611
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Westwood is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,611, it is the 141st largest city in Kansas and the 8440th largest city in the United States . Westwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually but its population has increased by 6.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,506 in 2010. Westwood reached it's highest population of 1,666 in 2015. Spanning over 0 miles, Westwood has a population density of 3,917 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westwood is $98,304 with a poverty rate of 4.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,652 per month, and the median house value is $250,500. The median age in Westwood is 36.7 years, 38.9 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Westwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westwood was:

  • White: 89.62%
  • Asian: 5.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.72%
  • Black or African American: 1.27%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westwood, Kansas is 1,611 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,656.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,506.

Westwood, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,48589.62%
Asian865.19%
Two or More Races452.72%
Black or African American211.27%
Some Other Race181.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.12%
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Westwood Population by Race

Westwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Westwood Median Age

36.7


Total

38.9


Male

35.2


Female

Westwood Adults

There are 1,283 adults, (256 of whom are seniors) in Westwood.

Westwood Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Westwood Sex Ratio

Female

852

51.42%

Male

805

48.58%

Westwood Population by Age

Westwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married89%11%
Male87.2%12.8%
All83.2%16.8%
Non Family73.2%26.8%

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7072.3483.2
Married346389
Non Family2841.3573.2
Male392.6487.2
Female383.53100

2.97

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Westwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.78%
9th to 12th Grade292.52%
High School Graduate948.16%
Some College18215.80%
Associates Degree635.47%
Bachelors Degree39334.11%
Graduate Degree38233.16%
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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
White977964703
Hispanic847422
Asian504728
Black2199
2+ Races212116
Other Race18183
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 76.19%.

Westwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,743$61,806$50,000
Less Than 9th Grade$16,250$$
High School Graduate$27,917$27,917$
Some College$38,750$37,750$41,094
Bachelors Degree$60,598$72,321$50,000
Graduate Degree$72,917$79,250$60,938

$55,743

Average Earnings

$61,806

Average Male

$50,000

Average Female

Westwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westwood Language by Age

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Westwood Language

89.17% of Westwood residents speak only English, while 10.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.27% of the population.

Westwood Language

Westwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,360775.66%
Asian8633.49%

4.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.85%

Male Poverty Rate

5.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westwood is White, with 5.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westwood is Asian, with 3.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.87%.

Westwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.79%
Some College5.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.52%
High School4.26%

Westwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed3.93%
Male Employed2.75%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Westwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,955$98,304
Families$106,250$115,243
Married Families$112,273-
Non Families$60,000$70,110
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Income by Household Type

Westwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

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 35-44, 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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85

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30
Second Gulf War13
Korea7
First Gulf War7
World War II5

Westwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+23
55 to 6423
65 to 7422
35 to 5417
18 to 34

Westwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White655.61%
Black1257.14%
Hispanic87.08%
Other Race844.44%

Westwood Veterans by Race

Westwood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westwood Veterans by Education

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71.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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39.77%

Born in Westwood

93.24%

Native Born

6.76%

Foreign Born

2.47%

Non Citizen

4.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.24% of Westwood residents were born in the United States, with 39.77% having been born in Kansas. 2.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Westwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,611-15-0.92%
20201,626-15-0.91%
20191,641-15-0.91%
20181,6560.00%
20171,656-5-0.30%
20161,661-5-0.30%
20151,6661389.03%
20141,528-3-0.20%
20131,53170.46%
20121,52460.40%
20111,518100.66%
20101,5080.00%

Westwood Population by Year