Located within Kentucky, United States, the city of Westwood is located in the Huntington metropolitan area.
Westwood is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially close to the railway line.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Westwood is an important part of its character. The homes in this city are quite old, because about one third of its buildings were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. This city has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the population of this city own their home whereas renters make up the remainder.
Locals may find it difficult to get to high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. As far as eating is concerned, accessing the closest supermarket by walking is feasible for some, but not all, property owners in this city. There are also a few restaurants and cafes in this part of the Huntington metropolitan area.
The car is usually the favored transportation option in Westwood. It is very convenient to access a place to park. On the other hand, walking is not very practical for house buyers in Westwood because running daily errands is impractical.