Westwood is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 4,315, it is the 99th largest city in Kentucky and the 7221st largest city in the United States. Westwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -7.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,654 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Westwood has a population density of 1,155 people per square mile.
The average household income in Westwood is $50,627 with a poverty rate of 20.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $734 per month, and the median house value is $95,000. The median age in Westwood is 47.1 years, 40.9 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westwoodwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 69.57%.
97.23% of Westwood residents speak only English, while 2.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.77% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Westwood is White, with 22.25% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Westwood is Multiple, with 8.74% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.33%.
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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
99.53% of Westwood residents were born in the United States, with 74.09% having been born in Kentucky. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.