Westwood, New Jersey Population 2024

11,197

Westwood is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. Westwood has a 2024 population of 11,197. Westwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,249 in 2020.

The average household income in Westwood is $168,532 with a poverty rate of 3.47%. The median age in Westwood is 41.8 years: 39.9 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Westwood Demographics

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

  • White: 70.99%
  • Two or more races: 11.89%
  • Asian: 7.79%
  • Other race: 5.24%
  • Black or African American: 4.02%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,957.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.46% (-52)
The current population of Westwood, New Jersey is 11,197 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,249.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,98070.99%
Two or more races1,33711.89%
Asian8767.79%
Other race5895.24%
Black or African American4524.02%
Native American70.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

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

41.8

Total

39.9

Male

43.6

Female

Westwood Adults

There are 9,038 adults, (2,420 of whom are seniors) in Westwood.

Westwood Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Westwood Sex Ratio

Female5,91352.6%
Male5,32847.4%

Westwood Population by Age

Westwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2392.636535
Married2,0953.2885.814.2
Non Family1,0801.334.365.7
Female8752.4463.736.3
Male1893.9715.984.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Westwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1832.3%
Associates Degree6217.82%
Bachelors Degree2,58732.56%
Graduate Degree1,61020.26%
High School Graduate1,36717.21%
Less Than 9th Grade3194.02%
Some College1,25815.83%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,3775,1772,912
Hispanic1,5501,267501
Asian715715596
Other Race45135029
2+ Races430375188
Black312293211
Native American770

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.36%.

Westwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$91,360$119,455$68,864
Graduate Degree$102,857$125,417$91,029
High School Graduate$44,000$68,211$21,377
Less Than 9th Grade$22,292$27,921$0
Overall$69,655$81,281$65,260
Some College$63,393$80,818$50,824

$69,655

Average Earnings

$81,281

Average Male

$65,260

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

77.16% of Westwood residents speak only English, while 22.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.87% of the population.

Westwood Language

Westwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,0611662.35%
Hispanic2,3141084.67%
Asian876839.47%
Multiple1,328211.58%
Black452102.21%

3.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.01%

Male Poverty Rate

3.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westwood is Asian, with 9.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westwood is Multiple, with 1.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.42%.

Westwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.5%
High School2.24%
Some College1.65%

Westwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.58%
Male Unemployed1.37%
Male Employed1.17%
Female Unemployed0%

Westwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$169,688$187,495
Households$160,466$168,532
Married Families$207,721$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,174$100,387

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Westwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Westwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Westwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

522

Number of Veterans

522

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War179
Vietnam119
First Gulf War116
Korea51
World War II0

Westwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54136
75+132
65 to 74105
55 to 6499
18 to 3450

Westwood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3985.94%
Hispanic1608.64%
2+ Races548.06%
Black409.41%
Asian303.92%

Westwood Veterans by Race

Westwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

75.7%

Labor Force Participation

73.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

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

51.62%

Born in Westwood

81.59%

Native Born

18.41%

Foreign Born

6.88%

Non Citizen

11.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.59% of Westwood residents were born in the United States, with 51.62% having been born in New Jersey. 6.88% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,132-13-0.12%
202811,145-13-0.12%
202711,158-13-0.12%
202611,171-13-0.12%
202511,184-13-0.12%
202411,197-13-0.12%
202311,210280.25%
202211,182-38-0.34%
202111,220-29-0.26%
202011,2491661.5%
201911,083-33-0.3%
201811,116-23-0.21%
201711,139300.27%
201611,109-18-0.16%
201511,127280.25%
201411,099200.18%
201311,079250.23%
201211,054310.28%
201111,023670.61%
201010,95600%
200010,9995535.29%
199010,446-268-2.5%
198010,714-391-3.52%
197011,1052,05922.76%
19609,0462,28033.7%
19506,7661,37825.58%
19405,38852710.84%
19304,8612,26487.18%
19202,597-8,535-76.67%
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Westwood Population by Year