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Westwood is a city in Johnson County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The latitude of Westwood is 39.040N. The longitude is -94.616W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 951 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,504.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Westwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66205 ZIP code.
28% of Westwood residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $31,048, compared with $21,587 nationally.
51% 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 $715. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $981.
Johnson 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 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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