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Westwood, California - Basic Facts

The Westwood Census Designated Place had a population of 1,613 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Westwood is located at latitude 40.3052 and longitude -121.0048 in Lassen County. The formal boundaries for the Westwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Lassen County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,128 feet.

The Westwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409578) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Westwood Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Westwood, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,613
Population in Households 1,613
Population in Familes 1,224
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 297
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 708
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 433
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 428 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 280 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $154,000
Average Home Value $181,453
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,854
Average Household Income $51,490
Per Capita Income $22,524
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.19%
Households -0.19% -0.03%
Families -0.17% 0.05%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Westwood, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westwood to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 934 39th
Population Density1 # 1056 31st
Diversity Index2 # 1128 26th
Median Household Income # 1424 7th
Per Capita Income # 944 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.