Westwood, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 11,326 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 5,310  (46.9%)
Females: 6,016  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07675.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $86,357 (it was $59,868 in 2000)
Westwood:

$86,357
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $45,416 (it was $32,083 in 2000)

Westwood borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $466,199 (it was $238,700 in 2000)
Westwood:

$466,199
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $561,045; detached houses: $604,547; townhouses or other attached units: $560,648; in 2-unit structures: $415,657; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $354,695; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $318,800; mobile homes: $156,239

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,723.

March 2019 cost of living index in Westwood: 123.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.9%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.2% for Black residents, 18.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Westwood, NJ (2010)
    • 8,24575.6%White alone
    • 1,26311.6%Hispanic
    • 8027.4%Asian alone
    • 4664.3%Black alone
    • 1221.1%Two or more races
    • 50.05%American Indian alone
    • 50.05%Other race alone

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

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)
2
(18.1)
4
(36.4)
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)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(18.1)
1
(9.1)
2
(18.4)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(45.1)
2
(18.2)
9
(82.7)
8
(74.7)
8
(75.0)
6
(55.9)
13
(118.8)
4
(36.3)
2
(18.1)
4
(35.9)
5
(44.7)
2
(17.8)
6
(53.0)
10
(89.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(198.6)
17
(154.5)
18
(165.3)
14
(130.8)
14
(131.3)
12
(111.7)
10
(91.4)
10
(90.6)
12
(108.5)
3
(27.0)
10
(89.4)
6
(53.3)
12
(105.9)
20
(178.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
92
(830.7)
118
(1,073)
84
(771.6)
83
(775.2)
45
(421.9)
49
(456.3)
52
(475.1)
53
(480.4)
44
(398.0)
37
(332.5)
63
(563.2)
41
(364.4)
35
(309.0)
36
(320.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(27.1)
7
(63.6)
6
(55.1)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.8)
12
(111.7)
1
(9.1)
5
(45.3)
1
(9.0)
2
(18.0)
1
(8.9)
2
(17.8)
2
(17.7)
1
(8.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.7)
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)78.294.368.958.748.246.249.939.227.926.538.423.344.151.0

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City-data.com crime index in Westwood, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (13.5%), German (6.4%), Irish (5.0%), Slovak (4.3%), Greek (2.7%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 2.32 square miles.

Population density: 4,886 people per square mile   (average).

Westwood, New Jersey map

2,542 residents are foreign born (8.9% Latin America, 6.3% Europe, 5.0% Asia).

This borough:

22.3%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,681 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,001 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Paterson, NJ (8.6 miles , pop. 149,222).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (12.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Emerson borough, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Hillsdale borough, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Washington Township, NJ (1.2 miles ),
River Vale, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Oradell borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Harrington Park borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Woodcliff Lake borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Old Tappan borough, NJ (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.99 N, Longitude: 74.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -941 (-8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 887 (15.5%)

Area code: 201

Distribution of median household income in Westwood, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Westwood, NJ in 2017
Westwood satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Westwood, NJ
Historical housing units in Westwood, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in Westwood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Westwood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Art and design workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Westwood, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Westwood, New Jersey 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 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.297. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.297
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.518. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.518
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.68
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Westwood-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Westwood borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 tornado 32.9 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westwood-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 205.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 242.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 213.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.7 miles away from Westwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bergen County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Westwood:

  • HOSPICE AT BERGEN COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE (400 OLD HOOK ROAD)
  • PASCACK VALLEY HOSPITAL (250 OLD HOOK ROAD)
  • CARE ONE AT VALLEY (300 OLD HOOK ROAD)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE CTR PASCACK (OLD HOOK ROAD)
  • RV WESTWOOD (363 OLD HOOK ROAD)
  • BERGEN CARE HOME HEALTH (400 OLD HOOK RD SUITE G6)

Amtrak stations near Westwood:

  • 8 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Westwood:

  • 20 miles: Indian Point 2 and 3 in Buchanan, NY.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westwood:

  • Bergen Community College (about 5 miles; Paramus, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 11,826)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 5 miles; Mahwah, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 7 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,349)
  • Mercy College (about 9 miles; Dobbs Ferry, NY; FT enrollment: 8,602)
  • Nyack College (about 9 miles; Nyack, NY; FT enrollment: 2,590)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 9 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Jersey College (about 9 miles; Teterboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,073)

Public elementary/middle school in Westwood:

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Library in Westwood:

  • WESTWOOD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $760,464; Location: 49 PARK AVENUE; 58,497 books; 3,530 audio materials; 2,636 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 300 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Westwood: Westwood Station (A), Westwood Volunteer Ambulance Corps (B), Westwood Volunteer Fire Department (C), Westwood Free Public Library (D), Westwood Boro Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westwood include: Grace Episcopal Church (A), Top Stone Presbyterian Church (B), Westwood United Methodist Church (C), Grace Korean Methodist Church (D), Zion Lutheran Church (E), Saint Andrew's Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint John African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Mount Zion Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Westwood Cemetery (1), Old Hook Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Bogert Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Musquapsink Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Elite Corporate Housing (490 Schooleys Mountain R).

Birthplace of: James Gandolfini - (born 1961), actor, Kevin Sampson - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Jun 19, 1981), Rob Delaney - Major League Baseball pitcher, Robert Sean Leonard - Actor, Katie Sagona - Film actor.

Bergen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Westwood and their reported violations in the past:

SHADY ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves CT, Population served: 117, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Westwood that have no violations reported:

  • COUNTRY MANOR ESTATES (Serves IN, Population served: 752, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

64.4%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Westwood in 2010:

  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Westwood in 2000:

  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Westwood (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 700-88 Broadway Branch at 700-88 Broadway, branch established on 1906/01/01; Westwood Branch at 499 Broadway, branch established on 2005/06/28. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Westwood Branch at 1 Westwood Avenue, branch established on 1937/09/30; Westwood Drive-Up Branch at 1 Westwood Avenue, branch established on 2011/05/31. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Westwood Branch at 336 Old Hook Road, branch established on 1997/03/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Atlantic Stewardship Bank: Westwood Branch at 85 Jefferson Avenue, branch established on 2007/09/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $708.2 mil, Deposits: $594.1 mil, headquarters in Midland Park, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Stewardship Financial Corporation
  • Capital One, National Association: Westwood Branch at 553 Broadway, branch established on 2007/09/24. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Westwood Branch at 36 Bergen Street, branch established on 1907/07/05. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Haven Savings Bank: Westwood Branch at 301 Center Avenue, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2006/10/20: Bank assets: $702.7 mil, Deposits: $537.1 mil, headquarters in Hoboken, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Haven Bancorp, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Westwood:

Marital status in Westwood, NJ
  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

For population 25 years and over in Westwood:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
New Jersey average:

12.4

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, NJ (based on Bergen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic430,00780
Other53,728120
Mainline Protestant45,613210
Evangelical Protestant33,419234
Orthodox14,37320
Black Protestant6,28617
None321,690-
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: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Bergen County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Bergen County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Here:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 718
Bergen County:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bergen County:

17.9%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.8%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.8%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Westwood:

28.5
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Westwood:

19.8%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Westwood:

10.3%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Westwood:

34.8%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Westwood:

58.0%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Westwood:

79.6%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Westwood, NJ 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 27$270,418$120,1860$0
Streets and Highways 13$72,814$67,2130$0
Other and Unallocable 9$30,894$41,1929$7,700
Local Libraries 6$26,924$53,84810$9,281
Police - Other 5$15,914$38,19417$17,378
Other Government Administration 4$26,386$79,1588$23,466
Parks and Recreation 2$8,995$53,9707$4,900
Health 2$8,721$52,3261$1,703
Judicial and Legal 2$7,844$47,0644$5,506
Financial Administration 1$7,390$88,6804$21,265
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$2,458
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 71$476,300$80,50161$93,657

Westwood government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $923,000 ($81.49)
    Sewerage: $429,000 ($37.88)
    General Public Buildings: $78,000 ($6.89)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($1.85)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,733,000 ($329.60)
    General - Other: $3,490,000 ($308.14)
    Regular Highways: $1,035,000 ($91.38)
    Libraries: $737,000 ($65.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $639,000 ($56.42)
    Central Staff Services: $496,000 ($43.79)
    Financial Administration: $485,000 ($42.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $286,000 ($25.25)
    Public Welfare - Other: $283,000 ($24.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $260,000 ($22.96)
    Health - Other: $252,000 ($22.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $245,000 ($21.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $217,000 ($19.16)
    General Public Buildings: $139,000 ($12.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $560,000 ($49.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $887,000 ($78.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $130,000 ($11.48)
    Police Protection: $57,000 ($5.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000 ($4.86)
    Regular Highways: $53,000 ($4.68)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,003,000 ($530.02)

Westwood government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $99,000 ($8.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($2.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $8,000 ($0.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000 ($5.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $232,000 ($20.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $127,000 ($11.21)
    Rents: $66,000 ($5.83)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($4.41)
    Sale of Property: $14,000 ($1.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,019,000 ($89.97)
    Public Welfare: $294,000 ($25.96)
    Other: $161,000 ($14.22)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($0.53)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Tax - Property: $13,098,000 ($1156.45)
    Other License: $384,000 ($33.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $148,000 ($13.07)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $28,000 ($2.47)

Westwood government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,381,000 ($1446.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,102,000 ($1333.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,279,000 ($112.93)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,479,000 ($395.46)
    Beginning: $3,377,000 ($298.16)

Westwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $570,000 ($50.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,629,000 ($320.41)

5.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($94,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,156 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.90% ($103,054 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.66% ($58,806)
from New York County, NY  0.41% ($141,148)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($90,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,250 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.68% ($68,784 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.57% ($68,313)
to New York County, NY  0.36% ($157,569)
Businesses in Westwood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1JoS. A. Bank1
AT&T1Kmart1
Best Cellars1Lane Furniture1
CVS1Nike2
Chico's1Payless1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
DressBarn1Starbucks1
Dressbarn1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx2Trader Joe's1
GNC1True Value1
Gap1U-Haul1
Harmon Face Values1UPS5

Strongest AM radio stations in Westwood:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDJ (970 AM; 5 kW; HACKENSACK, NJ; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westwood:

  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WFDU (89.1 FM; TEANECK, NJ; Owner: FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Westwood:

  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Westwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.1mTotal length
  • $2,953,000Total costs
  • 46,405Total average daily traffic
  • 1,749Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,682Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Westwood, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 50 Tice Boulevard, 50 Tice Boulevard (Lat: 41.042500 Lon: -74.073889), Type: Building, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQIS688,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/05/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 112 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1011J , Serial Number: 11, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 10/19/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L James, 65 Hillside Ave, Westwood, NJ 07675
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1815A , Serial Number: 22-521, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Viano Kenneth J La, 175 Westwood Ave, Westwood, NJ 07675
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3177R , Serial Number: 28R-31125, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth J Laviano, 175 Westwood Ave, Westwood, NJ 07675
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1889B , Serial Number: 6316, Year manufactured: 1948
    Registrant (Individual): James B Scanlon, 682 Woodside Ave Riverdale Box 35, Westwood, NJ 07675
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/23/2018
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER SPORT 2S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4920F , Serial Number: 0018, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 11/28/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin M Kiely, 1 5th Ave Apt 4, Westwood, NJ 07675

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$380,22648$306,354272$295,44517$159,8248$372,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$361,83320$298,2502$110,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$206,6673$431,667101$285,8918$98,1254$205,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$273,3337$281,71458$308,5343$145,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$471,0002$250,00014$334,9293$66,6673$262,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0591.00 , 0592.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$327,2508$372,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$393,5001$413,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$410,0002$350,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$362,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$400,0001$378,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0591.00 , 0592.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westwood, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westwood, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Westwood, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westwood, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westwood, NJ
  • 84.2%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westwood, NJ
  • 64.5%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Westwood compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above 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 above state average.

Westwood on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (population 500+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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