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Westwood's Day-Time Population Grows 250+ On A Given Workday

City of Westwood - Job Flow base on LEHD data
City of Westwood - Job Flow base on LEHD data

The Census Bureau reports that Westwood's daytime population is 250+ greater than the city's residential population estimate, based on the FY 2014 Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) data for the City of Westwood, Kansas geographic area.

About 938 individuals commute into the City of Westwood to work from other areas in the region.  Approximately 686 Westwood residents work outside the city, and only about 17 or so individuals both live and work in Westwood.

Westwood’s estimated July 1, 2016 residential population stands at 1,658 people.  Base on the Census Bureau's LEHD data, about 56% of the town’s residential population total commute into Westwood on a given work day.

Think Westwood When Ordering Online

Local Municipal Sales Tax Rate
Local Municipal Sales Tax Rate
When shopping online or buying goods to be delivered to your home or business in Westwood, most retailers will ask for you to enter a zip code to determine the amount of sales tax that you have to pay. However, because we have so many small cities in northeast Johnson County, this can lead to the wrong sales tax rate being charged and paid

Jo Co offers homeowners funds to mitigate sewer repair expenses

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners approved in 2016 a pilot street restoration reimbursement program which allows reimbursement of up to $5,000 for restoration of the paved public street in the public street right-of-way caused by needed sewer repairs. The program is administered by Johnson County Wastewater (JCW) and is subject to the homeowner meeting specific application and qualification requirements. All private sewer service line repairs must meet JCW standards and all street repairs must meet City permit and inspection standards.

Complete information and required documentation is available online.

4700 Rainbow Boulevard Westwood, Kansas 66205 (913) 362-1550