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A+ Westwood Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Westwood Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% higher than New Jersey
14343% more expensive than the US average
New Jersey
12323% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Westwood cost of living
A+ Westwood Crime Total crime is 62% lower than New Jersey
Total crime
60677% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 16577% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
34%Year over year crime is up
Westwood crime
B+ Westwood Employment Household income is 22% higher than New Jersey
Median household income
$89,81762% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$44,51849% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%29% lower than the US average
Westwood employment
F Westwood Housing Home value is 38% higher than New Jersey
Median home value
$437,800137% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,63072% higher than the US average
Home ownership
63%1% lower than the US average
Westwood real estate or Westwood rentals
A Westwood Schools HS graduation rate is 9% higher than New Jersey
High school grad. rates
94%13% higher than the US average
School test scores
63%28% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:111% lower than the US average
Westwood K-12 schools

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Compare Westwood, NJ Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Westwood, NJ

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Spuyten Duyvil, New York709.614,641
Morningside Heights, New York6912.939,804
Riverdale, New York689.127,645
Country Club, New York6513.452,418
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Hamilton Heights, New York6512.268,351
City Island, New York6216.13,527
Inwood, New York6210.250,749
Morris Park, New York6113.340,356

Best Cities Near Westwood, NJ

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Cannondale, CT8835.392
Zarephath, NJ8342.38
North Hills, NY8123.65,420
Pelham, NY8012.96,996
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Plandome, NY8021.41,228
Jericho, NY8029.213,730
Manhasset, NY8022.67,996
Upper Montclair, NJ7913.411,731

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Wonderful Westwood NJ

Growing up in Bergen County, my favorite town is Westwood. Westwood is a charming historical town with a small town feel. Westwood is home to the Westwood Theater and Hackensack University Medical Center. Long before the Paramus Malls were built, downtown Westwood rivaled downtown Hackensack for quality shopping. Westwood is 28 miles from New York City.

Westwood has a long history of being a railroad town. The NJ Transit Pascack Valley Line was originally built in 1870, giving Westwood access to New York City. There is also a direct bus stop in Westwood that goes to Port Authority, NYC. This has made Westwood a desirable suburb for people who commute to New York City.

There are two must visit eateries in Westwood. The Iron Horse is a cozy restaurant that has been in business for 45 years. Locals and visitors love their stuffed cheeseburgers, the house specialty. Conrads Confectionery has been in business since 1928 selling homemade candy and ice cream.
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Source: The Westwood, NJ data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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