|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Westfield is 30,754. Westfield, New Jersey is the 1,285th largest city in the US.
Westfield is located entirely in Union County.
The peak population of Westfield was in 2020, when its population was 30,900. In 2020, Westfield was the 1,275th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,285th largest city in the US. Westfield is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Westfield has grown 3.6% since the 2000. Westfield, New Jersey's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Westfield has a population density of 4,512 people per square mile.
|1280||North Attleborough Town, Massachusetts||30,854|
|1281||Bella Vista, Arkansas||30,808||94.4%|
|1283||Santa Paula, California||30,759||6.9%|
|1285||Westfield, New Jersey||30,754||3.6%|
|1286||Los Altos, California||30,700||9.2%|
|1288||La Verne, California||30,680||-3.2%|
|1289||Sanford, North Carolina||30,678||30.7%|
|1290||Bowling Green, Ohio||30,677||3.4%|
The total voting age population of Westfield, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 20,320. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Westfield are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Westfield are 83.4% White, 7.0% Asian, 4.0% Black, 2.9% Other, 2.5% Two or more races and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 8.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Westfield, 3.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 1.6%. On a per-household basis, 1.9% of families are below the poverty line in Westfield.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.8% of Westfield residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.8% of Westfield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 74.1% have a bachelor's degree and 34.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Westfield residents aged 5 and older, 14.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Westfield is 2.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Westfield, 10.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Westfield is $170,798.
In Westfield, 82.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 17.6% of housing units in Westfield.
Of all the housing units in Westfield, 39.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Westfield, 9.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Westfield is $1,608.
In Westfield, 91.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.