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Westwood is in Lassen County.
The community was named as the western operations of the Red River Lumber Company
[NOTE: This is not the only community in California named Westwood. For links to other places called Westwood, CA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Westwood is 40.306N. The longitude is -121.004W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,128 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,998.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Westwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lassen County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 96137 ZIP code.
14% of Westwood residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westwood was $13,178, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Westwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Westwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $350. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.
Lassen County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westwood political report.
The average commute time for Westwood workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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