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Population (year 2000): 10,999. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,994 (-0.0% change)
Males: 5,218 (47.4%), Females: 5,781 (52.6%)

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $59,868 (year 2000)
Median house value: $239,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Westwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.8%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Black (5.7%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Asian Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Korean (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (24.6%), Irish (20.6%), German (17.6%), English (7.1%), Polish (5.2%), United States (4.2%).

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Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Westwood,

For population 25 years and over in Westwood

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westwood borough

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

15.3% Foreign born (5.2% Asia, 5.2% Europe, 4.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+1.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Paterson, (10.4 miles pop. 149,222).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (18.6 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (21.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ Emerson, (1.0 miles NJ Hillsdale, (1.5 miles Township, NJ Washington (2.0 miles Vale, NJ (2.3 miles River NJ (2.5 miles Oradell, Lake, NJ (3.1 miles Woodcliff Ridge, NJ (3.3 miles Park NJ (3.5 miles Haworth,

Latitude: 40.99 N, Longitude: 74.03 W

Area code: 201


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.4%), Retail trade (14.6%), Manufacturing (11.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -103 (-0.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 921 (16.3%)


 

Crime in Westwood by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 3 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 27.3 0.0 18.2
Robberies 4 1 0 4 5 0
    per 100,000 36.4 9.1 0.0 36.4 45.5 0.0
Assaults 7 8 12 12 15 8
    per 100,000 63.6 72.7 109.1 109.1 136.4 72.7
Burglaries 28 23 26 18 14 12
    per 100,000 254.6 209.1 236.4 163.7 127.3 109.1
Thefts 98 130 145 105 77 101
    per 100,000 891.0 1181.9 1318.3 954.6 700.1 918.3
Auto thefts 8 4 5 4 4 7
    per 100,000 72.7 36.4 45.5 36.4 36.4 63.6
82.9 82.1 94.7 96.2 80.7 71.3


Average climate in Westwood, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Westwood,

Westwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the Westwood city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: James Gandolfini - (born 1961), actor, Kevin Sampson - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Jun 19, 1981).


Hospital/medical center in Westwood:
  • PASCACK VALLEY HOSPITAL (OLD HOOK ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Westwood:
  • BERGEN PINES COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; PARAMUS, NJ)
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; RIDGEWOOD, NJ)
  • ROCKLAND PSYCH CTR (about 7 miles; ORANGEBURG, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Westwood:
  • TETERBORO (about 10 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 20 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 20 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Westwood:
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 10 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • HAVERSTRAW (about 16 miles; HAVERSTRAW, NY; ID: H43)
  • WEST 30TH ST. (about 17 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRA)

Amtrak stations near Westwood:
  • 10 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.). Services: 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, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Westwood:
  • PASCACK VALLEY HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RADIOGRAPHY (Location: 250 OLD HOOK RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pvhospital.org)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westwood:
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; PARAMUS, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,733)
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 7 miles; TEANECK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • MANHATTAN COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 2,769)
  • RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 11 miles; MAHWAH, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,076)
  • PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; PATERSON, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,452)
  • MERCY COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 12 miles; DOBBS FERRY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,643)
  • ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; SUFFERN, NY; FT enrollment: 4,409)
Public high school in Westwood:
  • WESTWOOD HIGH (Students: 1,071; Location: WESTWOOD REG. JR/SR HS; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Westwood:
  • BROOKSIDE (Students: 407; Location: 20 LAKE DR; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • KETLER (Students: 316; Location: 23 THIRD ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • WASHINGTON (Students: 293; Location: SCHOOL ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • JESSIE F. GEORGE (Students: 286; Location: PALM ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BERKELEY AVE (Students: 228; Location: 47 BERKELEY AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Westwood:
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: 64 FIRST AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DR DAVID GOLDBERG CHILD CARE C (Students: 67; Location: 410 CENTER STREET; Grades: PK - KG)

Churches in Westwood include: Mount Zion Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B).

Cemeteries: Westwood Cemetery (1), Old Hook Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: Bogert Pond (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Musquapsink Brook (A).

Park in Westwood: Pascack Brook County Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Westwood compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Westwood:
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDJ (970 AM; 5 kW; HACKENSACK, NJ; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westwood:
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFDU (89.1 FM; TEANECK, NJ; Owner: FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westwood:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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