Westwood, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 1,655 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 844  (51.1%)
Females: 811  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66205.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,312 (it was $49,185 in 2000)
Westwood:

$66,312
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,227 (it was $31,048 in 2000)

Westwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $221,698 (it was $129,700 in 2000)
Westwood:

$221,698
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $245,052; detached houses: $244,873

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,442.

March 2019 cost of living index in Westwood: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.2%
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  • Races in Westwood, KS (2017)
    • 1,54785.8%White alone
    • 1015.6%Hispanic
    • 563.1%Asian alone
    • 442.4%Two or more races
    • 271.5%Black alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Westwood, Kansas as of October 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westwood is 1,783 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Westwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(163.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.8)
1
(43.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(134.0)
1
(54.6)
4
(218.3)
2
(108.8)
1
(53.2)
1
(48.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(537.6)
22
(1,474)
15
(818.8)
14
(764.2)
5
(272.0)
8
(425.8)
7
(340.5)
10
(649.8)
11
(531.1)
11
(528.6)
10
(478.7)
5
(216.1)
4
(175.1)
2
(87.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(3,387)
50
(3,349)
64
(3,493)
46
(2,511)
37
(2,013)
33
(1,756)
36
(1,751)
26
(1,689)
27
(1,304)
23
(1,105)
62
(2,968)
52
(2,247)
36
(1,575)
50
(2,197)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(430.1)
8
(535.8)
6
(327.5)
9
(491.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(106.4)
4
(194.6)
3
(194.9)
4
(193.1)
2
(96.1)
3
(143.6)
2
(86.4)
5
(218.8)
8
(351.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(134.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)207.5360.3283.3280.6121.3119.2133.8128.7104.888.9225.9111.9105.9144.1

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City-data.com crime index in Westwood, KS

Crime rate in Westwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.51
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (21.4%), American (9.4%), Irish (8.9%), European (6.0%), English (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 4,093 people per square mile   (average).

Westwood, Kansas map

78 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.6% Africa).

This city:

4.3%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,736 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,449 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 94.62 W

Distribution of median household income in Westwood, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Westwood, KS in 2017

Property values in Westwood, KS

Westwood satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $292,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $272,900
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $636,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Westwood, KS residents
Average permit cost in Westwood, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Westwood, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.0%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.2%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.1%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Westwood, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.0%)
  • Top executives (7.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Lawyers (4.4%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
  • Art and design workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.8%)

Average climate in Westwood, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Westwood, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.9. This is about average.

City:

88.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.229. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.229
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.753. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.753
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46

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 Westwood 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 the city 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 Westwood 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 Westwood 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 (13).
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: 92, Location: 4901 MISSION RD, Grades: KG-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

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Westwood:

Marital status in Westwood, KS
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Westwood:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Westwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westwood, KS (based on Johnson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic102,13118
Evangelical Protestant99,699190
Mainline Protestant71,06887
Other21,64446
Orthodox1,5055
Black Protestant6424
None247,490-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 72
This 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.
Kansas:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.0%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

23.0%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Johnson County:

12.6%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.7%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.4%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Westwood:

20.7%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Westwood:

10.6%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Westwood:

78.1%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Westwood, KS Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 7$40,736$69,8335$1,309
Other Government Administration 4$15,948$47,8446$1,600
Streets and Highways 3$17,346$69,3840$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$200
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,600
Financial Administration 0$0 1$900
Totals for Government 14$74,030$63,45415$5,609

Westwood government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $804,000 ($485.80)
    General - Other: $681,000 ($411.48)
    Central Staff Services: $238,000 ($143.81)
    Regular Highways: $234,000 ($141.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,000 ($45.92)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($36.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($25.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $12,000 ($7.25)

Westwood government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $107,000 ($64.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($6.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $312,000 ($188.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $244,000 ($147.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $148,000 ($89.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000 ($29.00)
    General Local Government Support: $24,000 ($14.50)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $579,000 ($349.85)
    Property: $478,000 ($288.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $133,000 ($80.36)
    Motor Vehicle License: $55,000 ($33.23)
    Other License: $46,000 ($27.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000 ($10.27)

Westwood government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,850,000 ($7764.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,850,000 ($7764.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $425,000 ($256.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $425,000 ($256.80)

Westwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $353,000 ($213.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,850,000 ($7764.35)

7.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Kansas average:

6.44%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.04%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, MO  1.34% ($71,814 average AGI)
from Wyandotte County, KS  0.66% ($42,296)
from Douglas County, KS  0.31% ($49,739)


6.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Kansas average:

7.12%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.05%
Kansas average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, MO  1.32% ($58,976 average AGI)
to Wyandotte County, KS  0.66% ($40,363)
to Clay County, MO  0.23% ($62,830)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.9mTotal length
  • 915Total average daily traffic
  • 109Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,370Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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: 06/01/2021, Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1100 Olive Way #1650, Seattle, WA 98101, Phone: (206) 577-8661, Email:
  • 4935 Belinder Rd (Lat: 39.038056 Lon: -94.615833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KPJ830,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.412 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, 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, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021, Certifier: Martin D Hadfield, Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1100 Olive Way #1650, Seattle, WA 98101, Phone: (206) 577-8661, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 2000 W 47th Pl (Lat: 39.043056 Lon: -94.609444), Call Sign: WQTA858,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.325 MHz, 464.825 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2013, Expiration Date: 12/20/2023, Certifier: Christopher Bell, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Rd Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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:

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  • 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: 12/31/2014, Expiration Date: 01/15/2025, Certifier: Robert A Sutton, Registrant: Robert A Sutton, 2301 W 51st Terr, Westwood, KS 66205-2055
  • Call Sign: KD0AEP, Licensee ID: L01264976, Grant Date: 05/05/2018, Expiration Date: 05/05/2028, Certifier: John A Dunn, Registrant: John A Dunn, 2921 W 47th Ter, Westwood, KS 66205

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5922J , Serial Number: 18263577, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/20/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Merlin Iron Works LLC, 4951 Fairway, Westwood, KS 66205
  • Aircraft: PILATUS AIRCRAFT LTD PC-12/47E (Category: Land, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-67P (1272 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 62NG , Serial Number: 1462, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 03/30/2015
    Registrant (LLC): 7r Enterprises LLC, 1901 W 47th Pl Ste 204, 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 in Westwood, KS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westwood, KS - Value
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westwood, KS
  • 90.1%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westwood, KS
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Electricity


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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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