Westwood, Kansas Population 2024

1,726

Westwood is a city located in Johnson County Kansas. Westwood has a 2024 population of 1,726. Westwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -1.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,748 in 2020.

The average household income in Westwood is $124,298 with a poverty rate of 3.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Westwood is 36 years, 35.1 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Westwood Demographics

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

  • White: 91.03%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Asian: 2.41%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,197.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.26% (-22)
The current population of Westwood, Kansas is 1,726 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,748.

Westwood, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,66591.03%
Two or more races713.88%
Asian442.41%
Other race271.48%
Black or African American160.87%
Native American60.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Westwood Population by Race

Westwood Population Pyramid 2024

Westwood Median Age

36

Total

35.1

Male

40.2

Female

Westwood Adults

There are 1,415 adults, (386 of whom are seniors) in Westwood.

Westwood Age Dependency

77.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Westwood Sex Ratio

Female95352.1%
Male87647.9%

Westwood Population by Age

Westwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8112.2679.520.5
Married3802.8583.416.6
Non Family3611.2975.624.4
Female393.4489.710.3
Male314.8164.535.5
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Westwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Westwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Westwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$70,750

Average Earnings

$81,719

Average Male

$61,548

Average Female

Westwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Westwood Language

94.67% of Westwood residents speak only English, while 5.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.36% of the population.

Westwood Language

Westwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,461573.9%
Native6466.67%
Hispanic25641.56%
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3.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.64%

Male Poverty Rate

4.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westwood is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westwood is Hispanic, with 1.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.41%.

Westwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35%
Some College4.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.59%
High School
showing: 4 rows

Westwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.43%
Male Employed2.68%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Westwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Westwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Westwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Westwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

46

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Westwood Veterans by War

count

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Westwood Veterans by Age

count

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Westwood Veterans by Race

Westwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.5%

Labor Force Participation

74.1%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Westwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Westwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Westwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.37%

Born in Westwood

96.77%

Native Born

3.23%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.77% of Westwood residents were born in the United States, with 39.37% having been born in Kansas. 1.26% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,701-5-0.29%
20281,706-5-0.29%
20271,711-5-0.29%
20261,716-5-0.29%
20251,721-5-0.29%
20241,726-5-0.29%
20231,731-5-0.29%
20221,736-5-0.29%
20211,741-7-0.4%
20201,7481066.46%
20191,642-16-0.97%
20181,658
20171,658-5-0.3%
20161,663-4-0.24%
20151,6671389.03%
20141,529-3-0.2%
20131,53270.46%
20121,52560.39%
20111,519110.73%
20101,508
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Westwood Population by Year