Westwood Hills, Kansas

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Westwood Hills Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 378 100%
Male 188 49.7%
Female 190 50.3%
Under 18 82 21.7%
18+ 296 78.3%
65+ 39 10.3%
Median Age 41.1
Average Family Size 2.7
White 355 93.9%
African-American 6 1.6%
Asian 12 3.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 1.1%

Estimated Westwood Hills Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 365
Growth -13
Growth % -3.4%

Westwood Hills Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 23%
German 22%
Irish 15.5%
US/American 5.6%
Scottish 4.7%
European 4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Swedish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Lebanese 1.9%
Italian 1.6%
Russian 1.6%
Danish 1.6%
Dutch 1.2%
Belgian 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
Swiss 0.6%
Slavic 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
British 0.6%
South African 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Australian 0.6%
Eastern European 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Westwood Hills 378 $108,732
Countryside 295 $88,029
Fairway 3,952 $97,163
Mission Hills 3,593 $200,001
Mission Woods 165 $181,456
Roeland Park 6,817 $61,750
Westwood 1,533 $66,765
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