Westwood, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 1,528 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 
Males: 764  (50.0%)
Females: 764  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66205.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,300 (it was $49,185 in 2000)
Westwood:

$71,300
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,347 (it was $31,048 in 2000)

Westwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $195,277 (it was $129,700 in 2000)
Westwood:

$195,277
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $209,698; Detached houses: $209,698

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,170.

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Westwood races chart
  • White alone - 1,430 (84.5%)
  • Hispanic - 159 (9.4%)
  • Two or more races - 47 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 30 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 18 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)

Races in Westwood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westwood: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.4%), Irish (13.5%), English (11.5%), Scottish (4.6%), United States (4.1%), Italian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 3,779 people per square mile   (average).

Westwood,KS real estate house value index trend

Westwood, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Westwood:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westwood city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

82 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia).

This city:  4.8%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Westwood, Kansas as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Westwood to the number of sex offenders is 1,521 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,758 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,681 (1.5%)

Westwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kansas City, MO (4.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (413.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Westwood Hills, KS (0.5 miles ), Mission Woods, KS (0.6 miles) , Fairway, KS (1.1 miles ), Roeland Park, KS (1.1 miles ), Mission Hills, KS (1.3 miles ), Mission, KS (1.5 miles ), Countryside, KS (1.6 miles ), Prairie Village, KS (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $310,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $355,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $296,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $225,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 94.62 W

Westwood household income distribution Westwood home values distribution

Property values in Westwood, KS


Crime rates in Westwood by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.067.00.054.60.00.00.00.0
Robberies 01000300010
per 100,000 0.049.00.00.00.0163.80.00.00.048.60.0
Assaults 40102142110
per 100,000 190.70.048.90.0134.054.6218.3108.853.248.60.0
Burglaries 2141101022151458710
per 100,000 1001.02007.8489.0537.61473.5818.8764.2272.0425.8340.5649.8
Thefts 4250326350644637333626
per 100,000 2001.92448.61564.83387.13349.03493.42510.92013.11756.31751.01689.4
Auto thefts 1112588690243
per 100,000 524.3587.7244.5430.1535.8327.5491.30.0106.4194.6194.9
Arson 00002000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0134.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 233.9305.0128.2210.9366.2287.9285.1123.3121.1135.9130.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Westwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.55
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -270 (-15.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Westwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Westwood, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westwood-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Westwood city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 365.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 305.3 miles away from Westwood center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 312.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 333.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 362.4 miles away from Westwood center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 296.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Westwood:

  • RAI - RAINBOW BLVD - WESTWOOD (4720 RAINBOW BLVD SUITE 200)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Westwood:

  • CONTINUA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • PLAZA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL OF KANSAS CITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • SAINT LUKES CANCER INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL OF KANSAS CITY Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • SUMMIT, THE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)

Amtrak stations near Westwood:

  • 4 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: LEE'S SUMMIT (220 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westwood:

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 3 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 3 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 3 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Wright Career College (about 8 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 10 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 11 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Park University (about 11 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Private high school in Westwood:

  • SHAWNEE MISSION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 4901 MISSION RD; Grades: PK - 12)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Depending on what is the central location for Westwood is, the University of Kansas Medical Center is only approximately 1.4 miles away from Westwood, KS. Therefore, the hospital/medical center section should be amended as well as the university/college section. There is also a KU Hospital outpatient center that is actually located in Westwood. Thank you.
  • Kansas University Medical Center is the closest hospital

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Notable locations in Westwood: Fairway North Shops (A), Westwood Police Department (B), Westwood City Hall (C), KXTR - AM (Mission) (D), KMBZ - AM (Mission) (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Westwood Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Westwood include: Westwood Christian Church (A), Olivet Baptist Church (B), Broadway Baptist Church - Shawnee Mission Kansas (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.518. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.518
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.42. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.3%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Westwood, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Westwood compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Westwood travel time to work - commute Westwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westwood city (based on Johnson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.81%
Here: 50.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionJewish
Adherents41.9%8.8%6.8%6.0%5.2%
Congregations7.6%8.4%5.9%9.3%2.5%
NameLutheran ChurchChurch of the NazareneEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.1%3.8%3.6%2.8%16.8%
Congregations3.4%5.1%5.1%5.1%47.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 72
Johnson County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Johnson County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 120
Johnson County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 388
Here:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

23.0%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$900
Other Government Administration 4$15,948$47,8446$1,600
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,600
Police Protection - Officers 7$40,736$69,8335$1,309
Police - Other 0$0 1$200
Streets and Highways 3$17,346$69,3840$0
Totals for Government 14$74,030$63,45415$5,609

Westwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $569,000 ($372.38)
    General - Other: $553,000 ($361.91)
    Regular Highways: $315,000 ($206.15)
    Financial Administration: $62,000 ($40.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $52,000 ($34.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $68,000 ($44.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $647,000 ($423.43)

Westwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $664,000 ($434.55)
    Special Assessments: $71,000 ($46.47)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($5.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $66,000 ($43.19)
    General Support: $20,000 ($13.09)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $415,000 ($271.60)
    Property: $335,000 ($219.24)
    NEC: $23,000 ($15.05)
    Public Utilities: $19,000 ($12.43)

6.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($551 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.03%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, MO  1.26% ($71,410 average AGI)
from Wyandotte County, KS  0.72% ($32,403)
from Douglas County, KS  0.32% ($35,909)


6.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Kansas average:

6.89%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($849 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.06%
Kansas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, MO  1.12% ($43,111 average AGI)
to Wyandotte County, KS  0.65% ($29,660)
to Douglas County, KS  0.27% ($32,975)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westwood:

  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRT (1590 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCZZ (1480 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, KS; Owner: HMEB COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KCKN (1340 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westwood:

  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KWJC (91.9 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Westwood:

  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K27FR (Channel 27; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Westwood)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4935 Belinder Rd (Lat: 39.038056 Lon: -94.615833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KB96843
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.587 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/1987, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013
    Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1100 Olive Way #1650, Seattle, WA 98101, Phone: (206) 577-8661, Email:
  • Lat: 39.038056 Lon: -94.615000, Call Sign: WPWL390
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.700 MHz, 455.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2002, Certifier: Martin D Hadfield
    Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1100 Olive Way #1650, Seattle, WA 98101, Phone: (206) 577-8661, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • KRBZ Studio, 4935 Belinder Road (Lat: 39.038056 Lon: -94.615833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 82.9 m, Call Sign: WPUU983
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2002, Expiration Date: 02/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2007, Certifier: Martin D Hadfield
    Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1820 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102, Phone: (206) 726-7022, Fax: (206) 726-7023, Email:
  • Belinder Studio, 4935 Belinder Road (Lat: 39.038056 Lon: -94.615833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 82.9 m, Call Sign: WPVI751
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/2002, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2007, Certifier: Martin D Hadfield
    Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1820 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102, Phone: (206) 726-7022, Fax: (206) 726-7023, Email:
  • 4715 Rainbow Blvd (Lat: 39.043333 Lon: -94.611333), Structure height: 14.9 m, Call Sign: WCX548
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/1978, Expiration Date: 02/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2009
    Registrant: Paxson Communications Corporation, 601 Clearwater Park Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-6233, Phone: (561) 682-4131, Fax: (561) 659-4754, Email:
  • WDAF Studio, 4935 Belinder Road (Lat: 39.038056 Lon: -94.615833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 82.9 m, Call Sign: WDT957
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/1998, Expiration Date: 02/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2007
    Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1820 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102, Phone: (206) 726-7022, Fax: (206) 726-7023, Email:
  • KCIY Studio, 4935 Belinder Road (Lat: 39.038056 Lon: -94.615833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 82.9 m, Call Sign: WGR856
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/1998, Expiration Date: 02/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2007
    Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1820 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102, Phone: (206) 726-7022, Fax: (206) 726-7023, Email:
  • KQRC Studio, 4935 Belinder Road (Lat: 39.038056 Lon: -94.615833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 82.9 m, Call Sign: WLD504
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2007
    Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1820 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102, Phone: (206) 726-7022, Fax: (206) 726-7023, Email:
  • KUDL Studio, 4935 Belinder Road (Lat: 39.038056 Lon: -94.615833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 82.9 m, Call Sign: WLI631
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2007
    Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1820 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102, Phone: (206) 726-7022, Fax: (206) 726-7023, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: W0JB
    Grant Date: 02/23/1996, Expiration Date: 02/23/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2002
    Registrant: James N Blair, 3000 W 49th Terr, Westwood, KS 66205
  • Call Sign: N0GMG, Previous Call Sign: KC0DLM, Licensee ID: L00273201
    Grant Date: 01/15/2005, Expiration Date: 01/15/2015, Certifier: Robert A Sutton
    Registrant: Robert A Sutton, 2301 W 51st Terr, Westwood, KS 66205-2055
  • Call Sign: KD0AEP, Licensee ID: L01264976
    Grant Date: 04/03/2007, Expiration Date: 04/03/2017, Certifier: John A Dunn
    Registrant: John A Dunn, 2921 W 47th Ter, Westwood, KS 66205

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 305 D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4763E , Serial Number: 23317, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/1985
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Philip Pardon, 2501 W 51st Ter, Westwood, KS 66205, Other Owners: Kim M Pardon
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-1AP (1965 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 607TN , Serial Number: 525-0662, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Banc Of America Leasing & Capital LLC, C/O Midwest Transplant Network / 1900 W 47th Pl Ste 400 C Pilot, Westwood, KS 66205

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$191,47321$193,77756$221,5373$105,1675$156,6781$117,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$83,2501$119,3705$194,8301$9,3101$31,8900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$151,82011$204,0821$72,8101$97,0800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$128,1201$490,18010$191,0780$01$170,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$169,1800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0500.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$212,8732$232,535
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$66,6001$167,340
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0500.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Westwood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westwood, KS

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