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Westfield GENERAL POPULATION
Total Population in Westfield, NJ
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Westfield, NJ was 29,644.
Westfield Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Westfield was 14,209, which represents 47.9 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).
Male Population, Married in Westfield, NJ
There are an estimated 7,442 married men in the town. 71.7 percent of men over 15 years old in Westfield are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.
The estimated female population in Westfield is 15,435 which is 52.1 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).
Female Population, Married in Westfield, New Jersey
There are an estimated 7,681 married women in the community. 63.8 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.
Median Age in Westfield, NJ
The median age of people living in Westfield, NJ was 38.6 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)
At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Westfield was 2,369. There were 21,235 people above the age of 18, which represents 71.6 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 13.5 percent of the population (4,015) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.
One Race Percent in Westfield, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Westfield, NJ was 29,249.
White Population in Westfield, NJ
The estimated White population in the Westfield community is 26,675, which is 90 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).
Black Population in Westfield, New Jersey
The estimated Black/African American population is 1,151, which is 3.9 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).
American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Westfield, NJ
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Westfield, NJ was 27.
Asian Population in Westfield, New Jersey
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 1,208.
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Westfield, NJ
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Westfield was an estimated 3.
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 185, while those of “two or more races” was 395 at the time of the last census.
The Hispanic population in the Westfield community was 836, or 2.8 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).
Household Population in Westfield, NJ
The household population number in Westfield was 29,377.
Group Quarters Population in Westfield, NJ
Group Quarters population in the community was 267.
Average Household Size in Westfield, NJ
The average household size in Westfield is 2.77 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).
Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.2 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).
Total Housing Units in Westfield, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, there were 10,819 total housing units in Westfield.
The number of occupied housing units was 10,622, or 98.2 of the total units in town. Of these, 8,674 were owner-occupied (81.7), and 1,948 were renter-occupied (18.3, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 197 vacant homes in Westfield at the time of the last complete survey.
Median Home Values in Westfield, New Jersey
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 8,004, with a median value in dollars of 346,000.
Monthly Owner Costs in Westfield, NJ
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $2,278 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Westfield, average costs per month were $786 (national average was $295).
High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 19,121 people in the community had a high school degree, or 95.4 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Westfield, New Jersey
12,541 people in Westfield also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 62.5 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).
Civilian Veterans in Westfield, NJ
The number of Civilian Veterans in Westfield was 2,264, or 10.7 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).
Disability Status in Westfield, NJ
In 2000, there were 3,031 people in Westfield, NJ listed as disabled.
Foreign Born in Westfield, NJ
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 3,030 people in Westfield who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 11.1 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.
Percentage In Labor Force in Westfield, New Jersey
There were 14,907 in the labor force in Westfield at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 67.9 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Westfield was 33 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.
Median Household Income in Westfield, NJ
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $98,390. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.
Median Family Income in Westfield, NJ
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $112,145. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.
Per Capita Income in Westfield, New Jersey
Per capita income in Westfield in the last full census was 47,187. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.
Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Westfield numbered 136, or 1.7 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.
Individuals below the poverty level in Westfield, NJ
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 791, or 2.7 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.
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