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Population (year 2000): 9,122
Males: 4,211 (46.2%), Females: 4,911 (53.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.0 years
Median household income: $37,407 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Westwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.5%)
  • Black (10.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (20.8%), English (15.7%), Dutch (15.3%), Irish (11.6%), Polish (5.3%), United States (4.3%).

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Land area: 2.8 square miles

Westwood,

For population 25 years and over in Westwood

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westwood CDP

  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

3.7% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.6% Africa).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI Kalamazoo, (3.3 miles pop. 77,145).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wayne, IN Fort (91.2 miles pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (144.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI Kalamazoo, (3.3 miles MI (4.4 miles Parchment, MI (5.5 miles Eastwood, MI Portage, (6.8 miles Northwest, MI (7.6 miles Comstock MI (9.9 miles Plainwell, MI (12.0 miles Otsego, MI (12.6 miles Mattawan,

Latitude: 42.30 N, Longitude: 85.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 269


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.1%), Manufacturing (14.1%), Retail trade (12.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,292 (-36.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 373 (7.6%)

Average climate in Westwood, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Westwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Westwood city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Westwood:
  • KALAMOZOO REGIONAL PSYCHIATRIC HOSP (about 3 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • BRONSON METHODIST HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • BRONSON VICKSBURG HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; VICKSBURG, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Westwood:
  • KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK INTERNATIONAL (about 8 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; ID: AZO)
  • W K KELLOGG (about 27 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; ID: BTL)
  • GERALD R. FORD INTERNATIONAL (about 40 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; ID: GRR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Westwood:
  • TRIPLE H (about 7 miles; PARCHMENT, MI; ID: 2H4)
  • NEWMAN'S (about 9 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; ID: 4N0)
  • PLAINWELL MUNICIPAL (about 12 miles; PLAINWELL, MI; ID: 61D)

Amtrak station near Westwood:
  • 3 miles: KALAMAZOO (459 N. BURDICK ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westwood:
  • WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; Full-time enrollment: 23,132)
  • KALAMAZOO VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; FT enrollment: 5,017)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; FT enrollment: 2,824)
  • CALVIN COLLEGE (about 44 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 4,148)
  • AQUINAS COLLEGE (about 45 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 7,590)
  • HOPE COLLEGE (about 47 miles; HOLLAND, MI; FT enrollment: 2,918)

Cemetery: Grand Prairie Cemetery (1).


Westwood compared to Michigan state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Westwood:
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; daytime; 4 kW; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1 kW; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: VINTAGE RADIO ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westwood:
  • W258AH (99.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W262AF (100.3 FM; PARCHMENT, MI; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAT (96.5 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDS (89.9 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: BD OF EDUC SCHOOL DISTR OF CITY)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W219CA (91.7 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; SCHOOLCRAFT, MI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westwood:
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOKZ-CA (Channel 50; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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