Westwood, Jefferson County, Kentucky

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Westwood, Jefferson County,
Location of Westwood in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Westwood in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Westwood is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Westwood is located in the United States
Westwood (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°16′45″N 85°34′58″W / 38.27917°N 85.58278°W / 38.27917; -85.58278Coordinates: 38°16′45″N 85°34′58″W / 38.27917°N 85.58278°W / 38.27917; -85.58278
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Land0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
640 ft (200 m)
 • Total634
 • Estimate 
 • Density5,300/sq mi (2,000/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)502
FIPS code21-82164
GNIS feature ID2405722

Westwood is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 634 at the 2010 census.[2]


Westwood is located in northeastern Jefferson County at 38°16′45″N 85°34′58″W / 38.27917°N 85.58278°W / 38.27917; -85.58278 (38.279270, -85.582670).[3] It is bordered to the east by Rolling Hills, to the north by Langdon Place, to the northwest by Plantation, and otherwise by consolidated Louisville/Jefferson County. Downtown Louisville is 10 miles (16 km) to the southwest.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Westwood has a total area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2), all land.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2018662[1]4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 612 people, 217 households, and 189 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,729.5 people per square mile (1,817.7/km²). There were 218 housing units at an average density of 1,684.7 per square mile (647.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.55% White, 0.49% African American, 0.98% Asian, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.31% of the population.

There were 217 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.2% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.9% were non-families. 11.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $73,295, and the median income for a family was $74,318. Males had a median income of $50,083 versus $34,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,079. About 1.5% of families and 0.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Westwood city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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