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Westwood is a city in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Westwood is in the Bluegrass region.
The latitude of Westwood is 38.28N. The longitude is -85.582W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 612.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Westwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40242 ZIP code.
31% 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 $26,079, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% 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 $883. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,070.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westwood political report.
The average commute time for Westwood workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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