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Westwood is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States. It is the second most densely populated city in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,506.
Westwood was incorporated as a city in 1949.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,506 people, 693 households, and 386 families living in the city. The population density was 3,673.2 inhabitants per square mile (1,418.2/km2). There were 732 housing units at an average density of 1,785.4 per square mile (689.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.6% White, 0.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.7% of the population.
There were 693 households, of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.3% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.88.