Statewide Claims to Fame

Westfield is 16th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Westfield is 17th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income per household

Westfield is 18th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income per capita

Westfield is 18th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Westfield is 20th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Westfield Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 30,639 27th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.7 40th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 4,512 102nd 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Westfield Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 69th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.0% 16th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.1% 149th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Westfield Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.7% 38th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 65.4% 18th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Westfield Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 88.2% 64th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.2% 150th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 201st 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.7% 122nd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 181st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 159th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.9% 220th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 84.5% 53rd 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Westfield Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 51.9% 90th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.3% 166th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Westfield Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 10,950 32nd 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 18.4% 170th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 10,090 32nd 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 81.0% 85th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $649,800 23rd $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.0 51st 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Westfield Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $63,735 18th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $127,658 17th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 2.8% 213th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Westfield Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,473 20th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $323,500 37th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,041 81st $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $42,097 33rd $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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