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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Westwood is a suburb of Louisville with a population of 609. Westwood is in Jefferson County and is one of the best places to live in Kentucky. Living in Westwood offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Westwood there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Westwood and residents tend to lean conservative.
About Westwood...
Population
609

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$224,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    2%
  • Own
    98%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Westwood

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$89,167
National
$55,322
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