Westwood, Michigan Population 2022

9,815
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Westwood is a city located in Michigan. Westwood has a 2020 population of 9,815. Westwood is currently growing at a rate of 1.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,621 in 2010.

The average household income in Westwood is $67,624 with a poverty rate of 22.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $933 per month, and the median house value is $137,300. The median age in Westwood is 32.4 years, 29.9 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Westwood Demographics

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

  • White: 77.59%
  • Black or African American: 11.70%
  • Asian: 6.37%
  • Two or more races: 3.23%
  • Other race: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westwood, Michigan is 9,815 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,621.

Westwood, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,17577.59%
Black or African American1,08211.70%
Asian5896.37%
Some Other Race1021.10%
Two or More Races2993.23%
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Westwood Population by Race

Westwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Westwood Median Age

32.6


Total

30.4


Male

36.6


Female

Westwood Adults

There are 7,960 adults, (1,619 of whom are seniors) in Westwood.

Westwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Westwood Sex Ratio

Female

4,759

51.47%

Male

4,488

48.53%

Westwood Population by Age

Westwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
Female75.3%24.7%
All57%43%
Male54.7%45.3%
Non Family44.3%55.7%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3042.1557
Married1,2673.0179.2
Male953.8354.7
Female3003.5875.3
Non Family2,6421.5144.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Westwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.02%
9th to 12th Grade1492.60%
High School Graduate97316.99%
Some College1,32423.11%
Associates Degree2955.15%
Bachelors Degree1,85732.42%
Graduate Degree1,12919.71%
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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
Other Race272727
Hispanic155155114
Asian186186122
2+ Races11211271
Black552505329
White4,7544,6512,381

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Westwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,512$40,189$37,500
Less Than 9th Grade$38,186$38,186$
High School Graduate$31,007$32,333$30,658
Some College$30,707$33,257$27,786
Bachelors Degree$38,621$41,864$32,383
Graduate Degree$56,435$56,759$52,405

$39,512

Average Earnings

$40,189

Average Male

$37,500

Average Female

Westwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westwood Language by Age

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Westwood Language

90.17% of Westwood residents speak only English, while 9.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.42% of the population.

Westwood Language

Westwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian58936061.12%
Hispanic48825752.66%
Black1,08240637.52%
White6,8601,09215.92%
Other61NaN%
Multiple299124.01%

22.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.85%

Male Poverty Rate

22.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westwood is Asian, with 61.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westwood is Multiple, with 4.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.96%.

Westwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.67%
High School9.35%
Some College16.12%
Bachelors or Greater12.73%

Westwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed19.69%
Male Unemployed32.08%
Female Employed21.74%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Westwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,181$74,029
Families$80,000$89,284
Married Families$95,072-
Non Families$35,822$63,149
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Income by Household Type

Westwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.4%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Westwood Marital Status by Race

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Westwood Marital Status

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588

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War297
First Gulf War49
Vietnam152
Korea28
World War II14

Westwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34176
35 to 54194
55 to 6414
65 to 74122
75+82

Westwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5078.24%
Black818.14%

Westwood Veterans by Race

Westwood Veterans by Education

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2.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westwood Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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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69.41%

Born in Westwood

91.82%

Native Born

8.18%

Foreign Born

4.97%

Non Citizen

3.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.82% of Westwood residents were born in the United States, with 69.41% having been born in Michigan. 4.97% 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
20108,6530.00%
20118,750971.12%
20128,847971.11%
20138,944971.10%
20149,041971.08%
20159,138971.07%
20169,235971.06%
20179,332971.05%
20189,429971.04%
20199,526971.03%
20209,621951.00%
20219,718971.01%
20229,815971.00%

Westwood Population by Year