Westwood, Missouri

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Westwood, Missouri
Village
Location of Westwood, Missouri
Location of Westwood, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°38′26″N 90°26′3″W / 38.64056°N 90.43417°W / 38.64056; -90.43417Coordinates: 38°38′26″N 90°26′3″W / 38.64056°N 90.43417°W / 38.64056; -90.43417
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area[1]
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 278
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 279
 • Density 455.7/sq mi (175.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-79054[4]
GNIS feature ID 0756898[5]

Westwood is a village in west St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 278 at the 2010 census.[6] It is one of the most affluent communities in the United States.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Westwood is located at 38°38′26″N 90°26′3″W / 38.64056°N 90.43417°W / 38.64056; -90.43417 (38.640619, -90.434286).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 278 people, 120 households, and 88 families residing in the village. The population density was 455.7 inhabitants per square mile (175.9/km2). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 204.9 per square mile (79.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.1% White, 2.2% African American, 3.6% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 120 households of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.5% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.7% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.66.

The median age in the village was 53.9 years. 16.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.9% were from 25 to 44; 38.8% were from 45 to 64; and 26.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 284 people, 120 households, and 93 families residing in the village. The population density was 453.7 people per square mile (174.1/km²). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 204.5 per square mile (78.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.77% White, 3.17% African American and 1.06% Asian.

There were 120 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.0% were married couples living together, 0.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the village the population was spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 1.1% from 18 to 24, 17.6% from 25 to 44, 36.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $119,618, and the median income for a family was $144,381. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $32,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $80,990. None of the families and 0.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 2.1% of those over 64.

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