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People

Total Population 446
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 232
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 66.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 78.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $131,354
% Above Poverty Level 94.6%
% Below Poverty Level 5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 9.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,705
Median House Value $363,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
US/American 0%
English 29.8%
Irish 15.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Westwood Hills Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 4 miles S of Kansas City, Missouri
County Johnson
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 66205
Phone Area Codes 913
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.038
Longitude -94.609

Westwood Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KANSAS CITY DOWNTOWN AP
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station KANSAS CITY INTL AP
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station SMITHVILLE LAKE
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Westwood Hills, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Shawnee Mission (66205)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fairway 3,964 $124,929
Mission Hills 3,572 $249,844
Mission Woods 183 $181,250
Roeland Park 6,819 $81,171

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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