Westwood, NJ Overview

The bedroom community of Westwood offers a comfortable home to a significant number of commuters.  Westwood is developed in the areas of industry and commerce.  Nestled in the panoramic Pascack Valley, this community represents a popular choice for newcomers based on affordability of homes, excellent schools, and overall quality of life.  Although growth has definitely made an impact on the region, the preservation of towering trees and large parcels of land has retained a country feeling.  Older, stately homes flank more modest single-family housing for a pleasing selection.  The Garden State Parkway, Routes 17 and 4, bus service to New York City, and train service to Manhattan from Westwood or to Hoboken from Washington ensure efficient transportation.  Recreational amenities include a 126-acre conservation area, playgrounds, athletic fields, league sports, tennis courts, a private swim club, and an indoor ice-skating rink.

Summary

Population Growth (since 2000)-1%
Population Density (ppl / mile)4,813.00
Household Size (ppl)2.443
Households w/ Children33%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover8%
5+ Years in Residency42%
Median Year in Residency4.23

Housing Inventory

Westwood, NJ Housing Inventory 2,7471791,6952,7471791,695

Market Overview

42 listings with an estimated median price of $499,450

PriceCount
$100K - 200K1
$200K - 300K1
$300K - 400K4
$400K - 500K16
$500K - 600K12
$600K - 700K4
$700K - 800K3
$800K - 900K1
Property TypeCount
Single Family39
Condo1
Rental8
Lots and Land2

(Data as of 6/26/2019)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Westwood, NJ Population Demographics

Total: 10,905

Households:4,442

Median Age: 42.89

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Westwood, NJ Temperature

Weather Risk

Westwood, NJ Weather Risk

Education

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Westwood, NJ Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Westwood, NJ Highest Education Level Attained 1,9631,3124051222221,2912,3321,9631,3121222221,291

Employment and Finance

Workforce

Westwood, NJ Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $82,482)

Westwood, NJ Income by dollar range 1787916317793105179192140207471639418501710771049

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Studio
$1,088
One Bedroom
$1,228
Two Bedroom
$1,440
Three Bedroom
$1,859
Four Bedroom
$2,209

Smoking Ban

The Smoking Ban data indicates whether an area has a smoking ban in place for workplaces, restaurants or bars. This information represents that of the search area and may not reflect that of the whole County or State.

Workplaces
Yes
Restaurants
Yes
Bars
Yes

Crime

The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Westwood, NJ Crime

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