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People

Total Population 611
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 20.1%
Employed Population 16+ 294
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 64.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 56.9%
Median Earnings25+ $41,528
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,429

Wealth

Median Family Income $98,750
% Above Poverty Level 94.1%
% Below Poverty Level 5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 11.4%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $215,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.8%
US/American 0%
English 16%
Irish 22.1%

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

Westwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles W of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles S of Columbus, Ohio
County Boyd
Metro Area Huntington - Ashland
Standard Zip Codes 41101
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.483
Longitude -82.67

Westwood 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 ASHLAND
Distance 3.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 42 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station SOUTH POINT
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Station HUNTINGTON TRI STATE
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ironville (41101)

Meads (41101)

Millseat (41101)

Naples (41101)

Princess (41101)

Rockdale (41101)

Summitt (41101)

West Fairview (41101)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashland 21,391 $55,731
Bellefonte 883 $125,625
Catlettsburg 1,959 $35,238
Flatwoods 7,407 $51,682
Raceland 2,932 $54,429
Russell 3,307 $86,150

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

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