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Westwood is a borough in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of Westwood is 40.991N. The longitude is -74.033W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,010.


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Median household income
Local
$59,868
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Westwood demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2000s TV series, "Ed"
Well-known residents have included:
· Robert Sean Leonard, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Chock Full o' Nuts
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Westwood residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $32,083, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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37% of Westwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Westwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $921.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,789.


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Libraries in Westwood include Wash. Twp Public Library, Westwood Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westwood political report.

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Westwood restaurants taking online reservations include The Melting Pot - Westwood ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Westwood workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Westwood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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