Westwood is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,575 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Westwood is the 656th largest community in California. Westwood has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Westwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Westwood is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westwood who work in office and administrative support (21.71%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.70%), and food service (5.89%).
In Westwood, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.59 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Westwood is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Westwood is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.35% of adults 25 and older in Westwood have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Westwood in 2010 was $18,266, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,064 for a family of four.
The people who call Westwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Westwood include English, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Westwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and African languages.