Westwood, Kentucky Population 2022

4,315
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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.

Westwood Demographics

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

  • White: 91.92%
  • Two or more races: 3.93%
  • Other race: 3.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westwood, Kentucky is 4,315 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,654.

Westwood, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Westwood Population by Race

Westwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Westwood Median Age

43.7


Total

32.6


Male

48


Female

Westwood Adults

There are 3,619 adults, (802 of whom are seniors) in Westwood.

Westwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Westwood Sex Ratio

Female

2,141

46.00%

Male

2,513

54.00%

Westwood Population by Age

Westwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westwood Household Types

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westwood Households and Families

3.02

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Westwood Households by Type

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Westwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westwood Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Westwood Educational Attainment by Race

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$34,663

Average Earnings

$41,528

Average Male

$27,472

Average Female

Westwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westwood Language by Age

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Westwood Language

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.

Westwood Language

Westwood Poverty by Race

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20.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.96%

Male Poverty Rate

25.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westwood

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%.

Westwood Poverty

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Westwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Westwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westwood Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Westwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Westwood Marital Status by Race

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Westwood Marital Status

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387

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Westwood Veterans by War

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Westwood Veterans by Age

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Westwood Veterans by Race

Westwood Veterans by Education

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15.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westwood Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

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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74.09%

Born in Westwood

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Westwood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Westwood Population by Year