Westfield

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  2. Westfield Statistics
  3. Westfield Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Westfield Employment Information
  5. Westfield Family Information
  6. Westfield Education Information
  7. Westfield Business Information
  8. Westfield Public Benefits Information
  9. Westfield Criminal Information
  10. Westfield Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Westfield Zip Codes


Westfield Legal Resources

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Westfield Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 40,072
  • Land Area (2000): 120.638 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.908 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 26.8186 (-2.9) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 74.1186 (23.4) / 85.4186 (29.7)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 5,754
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 751
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 44 inches
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 413
  • Alias(es) (2003): MONTGOMERY, WESTFIELD

Westfield Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 37,741 2002 40,569 2005 40,447
2000 38,674 2003 40,349 2006 40,769
2001 40,263 2004 40,453 2007 40,518

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Houses (2000): 15,441
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 1,129
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 2,014

Westfield Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 36,629 91.41%
 Rural, Farm 23 0.06%
 Rural, Non-farm 3,420 8.53%

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Westfield Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 25,580
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $789,334,000 / $184,477,000

Westfield Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 19,756 18,690 1,066 5.39% 54
1991 19,854 18,010 1,845 9.29% 93
1992 19,447 17,813 1,634 8.40% 84
1993 19,304 17,860 1,444 7.48% 75
1994 19,046 18,002 1,044 5.48% 55
1995 18,647 17,818 829 4.45% 44
1996 18,682 18,037 646 3.46% 35
1997 19,154 18,493 662 3.45% 35
1998 19,283 18,635 648 3.36% 34
1999 19,393 18,723 670 3.46% 35
2000 20,982 20,409 573 2.73% 27
2001 21,130 20,423 707 3.34% 33
2002 21,351 20,364 988 4.63% 46
2003 21,343 20,225 1,118 5.24% 52
2004 21,267 20,226 1,041 4.89% 49
2005 21,221 20,235 985 4.64% 46
2006 21,312 20,308 1,005 4.71% 47
2007 21,200 20,219 981 4.63% 46
2008 21,102 20,032 1,070 5.07% 51
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 21,204 19,987 1,217 5.74% 57
Feb 2008 21,158 20,049 1,109 5.24% 52
Mar 2008 21,214 20,128 1,086 5.12% 51
Apr 2008 21,035 20,226 809 3.85% 38
May 2008 21,019 20,028 991 4.71% 47
Jun 2008 21,246 20,122 1,124 5.29% 53
Jul 2008 21,169 20,035 1,134 5.36% 54
Aug 2008 20,999 19,871 1,128 5.37% 54
Sep 2008 20,875 19,842 1,033 4.95% 49
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Westfield Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 798 7.59%
2. Educational Services 703 6.69%
3. Metal Manufactuing 554 5.27%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 529 5.03%
5. Public Administration 513 4.88%
6. Finance and Insurance 442 4.20%
7. Food and Beverage Stores 429 4.08%
8. Paper Manufacturing 424 4.03%
9. Health Care 391 3.72%
10. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 380 3.61%
11. Machinery Manufacturing 316 3.01%
12. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 310 2.95%
13. Truck Transportation 292 2.78%
14. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 264 2.51%
15. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 261 2.48%
16. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 218 2.07%
17. Utilities 218 2.07%
18. Repair and Maintenance 185 1.76%
19. Other Transportation 181 1.72%
20. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 176 1.67%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 1,708 18.31%
2. Health Care 1,523 16.33%
3. Finance and Insurance 655 7.02%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 555 5.95%
5. Food and Beverage Stores 392 4.20%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 371 3.98%
7. Social Assistance 360 3.86%
8. Department and Other General Stores 269 2.88%
9. Public Administration 220 2.36%
10. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 217 2.33%
11. Paper Manufacturing 179 1.92%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 177 1.90%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 172 1.84%
14. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 163 1.75%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 158 1.69%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 150 1.61%
17. Metal Manufactuing 142 1.52%
18. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 111 1.19%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 108 1.16%
20. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 107 1.15%

Westfield Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 583 5.54%
2. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 538 5.12%
3. Other Production Occupations 515 4.90%
4. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 508 4.83%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 506 4.81%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 433 4.12%
7. Other Management Occupations 408 3.88%
8. Computer Specialists 364 3.46%
9. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 364 3.46%
10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 334 3.18%
11. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 333 3.17%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 281 2.67%
13. Top Executives 269 2.56%
14. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 263 2.50%
15. Carpenters 193 1.84%
16. Operations Managers Non Finance 191 1.82%
17. Engineers 187 1.78%
18. Law Enforcement Workers 183 1.74%
19. Other Office and Admin Support 181 1.72%
20. Electricians 164 1.56%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 743 7.97%
2. Secretaries and Admins 486 5.21%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 477 5.11%
4. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 437 4.68%
5. Registered Nurses 394 4.22%
6. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 368 3.95%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 334 3.58%
8. Cashiers 323 3.46%
9. Other Management Occupations 308 3.30%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 294 3.15%
11. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 270 2.89%
12. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 256 2.74%
13. Customer Service Representatives 230 2.47%
14. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 227 2.43%
15. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 203 2.18%
16. Waiters and Waitresses 203 2.18%
17. Other Personal Care, Not child care 179 1.92%
18. Other Production Occupations 170 1.82%
19. Other Food Preparation and Servers 168 1.80%
20. Health Technologists and Technicians 164 1.76%

Westfield Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 16,653 52.70%
15-35 hours 5,115 16.19%
1-14 hours 964 3.05%
No regular hours 8,868 28.06%

Westfield Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 673 3.51%
5 AM-5:29 AM 478 2.50%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 926 4.84%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,657 8.65%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,157 11.26%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,603 13.59%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,801 14.63%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,911 9.98%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,237 6.46%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 946 4.94%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 298 1.56%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 264 1.38%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,696 8.86%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,504 7.85%

Westfield Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 836 4.37%
5-9 2,568 13.41%
10-14 3,232 16.88%
15-19 2,762 14.42%
20-24 2,573 13.44%
25-29 1,455 7.60%
30-34 2,374 12.40%
35-39 662 3.46%
40-44 711 3.71%
45-59 1,021 5.33%
60-89 623 3.25%
At least 90 334 1.74%

Westfield Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 170 0.89% 13,256 69.22%
30-44 33 0.17% 3,714 19.39%
45-59 12 0.06% 1,009 5.27%
At least 60 49 0.26% 908 4.74%

Westfield Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 76 0.39%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,436 7.34%
 Car / truck / van, solo 16,539 84.59%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 78 0.40%
 Public transportation 264 1.35%
 Walked 758 3.88%
 Worked at home 402 2.06%

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Westfield Family Information

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Households (2000): 14,798 (37,582 people)
Families (2000): 10,029 (30,944 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 4,460
People at same address in 1995: 21,471

Westfield Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,457 9.85%
$10,000-$14,999 905 6.12%
$15,000-$19,999 806 5.45%
$20,000-$24,999 908 6.14%
$25,000-$29,999 711 4.80%
$30,000-$34,999 801 5.41%
$35,000-$39,999 834 5.64%
$40,000-$44,999 933 6.30%
$45,000-$49,999 769 5.20%
$50,000-$59,999 1,621 10.95%
$60,000-$74,999 1,766 11.93%
$75,000-$99,999 1,840 12.43%
$100,000-$124,999 662 4.47%
$125,000-$149,999 373 2.52%
$150,000-$199,999 189 1.28%
$200,000 or more 223 1.51%

Westfield Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 3,826 25.86%
 Family, 2 people 4,164 28.14%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 722 4.88%
 Family, 3 people 2,374 16.04%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 133 0.90%
 Family, 4 people 2,112 14.27%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 74 0.50%
 Family, 5 people 904 6.11%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 24 0.16%
 Family, 6 people 292 1.97%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 5 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 166 1.12%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Westfield Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 11,572 28.68%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 5,842 14.48%
Public Assistance 548 1.36%
Retirement 2,590 6.42%
Self Employment 1,334 3.31%
Social Security 4,086 10.13%
Supplemental Security 868 2.15%
Wage / Salary 11,311 28.03%
Other 2,195 5.44%

Westfield Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 4,215 53.46%
 With children under 18 3,669 46.54%

Westfield Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,257 8.10%
 Married 8,736 56.26%
 Never Married 5,067 32.63%
 Widowed 468 3.01%

Westfield Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,557 9.32%
 Married 8,598 51.47%
 Never Married 4,843 28.99%
 Widowed 1,708 10.22%

Westfield Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Westfield Education Information

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Westfield Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,399 4.58%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 3,150 10.31%
 High school diploma or equivalent 9,170 30.01%
 Some college, no degree 7,741 25.33%
 Associate degree 2,756 9.02%
 Bachelors degree 4,306 14.09%
 Graduate or professional degree 2,033 6.65%

Westfield Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 476 1.19% 255 0.64% 731 1.82%
Kindergarten 387 0.97% 72 0.18% 459 1.15%
Grades 1-4 2,102 5.25% 242 0.60% 2,344 5.85%
Grades 5-8 1,899 4.74% 162 0.40% 2,061 5.14%
Grades 9-12 2,112 5.27% 143 0.36% 2,255 5.63%
Undergrad college 3,333 8.32% 425 1.06% 3,758 9.38%
Graduate or professional school 260 0.65% 167 0.42% 427 1.07%
Total 10,569 26.38% 1,466 3.66% 12,035 30.03%

Westfield Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Westfield Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 1,797
Wholesale trade sales (2002): $1,046,394,000
Retail sales (2002): $532,785,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $32,856,000
Westfield Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Westfield Public Benefits Information

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Westfield Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 33,302 88.72%
 Below Poverty Level 4,234 11.28%

Westfield Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Westfield Criminal Information

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Westfield Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 7.551 0.238 0.000 0.238 8.028 0.344 5.591 13.487 2.067 21.489
2000 0.000 0.181 0.000 0.259 0.440 0.362 4.990 13.549 1.991 20.893
2001 2.856 0.323 0.000 0.199 3.378 0.373 6.656 11.822 1.838 20.689
2002 0.000 0.271 0.074 0.345 0.690 0.148 4.634 12.719 2.440 19.941
2003 3.197 0.297 0.000 0.198 3.693 0.149 4.387 11.277 2.032 17.696
2004 0.000 0.371 0.000 0.148 0.519 0.173 6.674 9.567 1.903 18.145
2005 0.000 0.396 0.049 0.321 0.766 0.173 6.008 8.233 1.731 15.972
2006 0.000 0.270 0.025 0.221 0.515 0.221 6.377 8.119 1.275 15.772
2007 0.000 0.271 0.000 0.296 0.568 0.099 6.762 8.737 0.716 16.215

Westfield Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 9 72
2005 11 76
2006 11 79
2007 12 79

Westfield Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 1,114
2000 0
2001 969

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Westfield Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Westfield Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 4,956 12.37%
10-19 Years 6,421 16.02%
20-29 Years 5,486 13.69%
30-39 Years 5,777 14.42%
40-49 Years 6,048 15.09%
50-59 Years 4,556 11.37%
60-69 Years 2,642 6.59%
70-79 Years 2,550 6.36%
80-89 Years 1,371 3.42%
90+ Years 265 0.66%

Westfield Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 19,385 48.38%
 Female 20,687 51.62%

Westfield Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 36,893 92.07%
 Hispanic/Latino 2,008 5.01%
 Multiracial 404 1.01%
 Asian 325 0.81%
 African-American 323 0.81%
 Amerindian 71 0.18%
 Other Race 36 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 12 0.03%

Westfield Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 8,964 19.04%
2. Polish 6,290 13.36%
3. French Non-Basque 5,813 12.35%
4. Italian 5,077 10.78%
5. English 4,507 9.57%
6. German 3,592 7.63%
7. French Canadian 3,078 6.54%
8. United States Or American 1,621 3.44%
9. Scottish 1,132 2.40%
10. Ukrainian 881 1.87%

Westfield Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 33,002 87.96%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,492 3.98%
3. Russian 802 2.14%
4. Polish 663 1.77%
5. Other Slavic 397 1.06%
6. French 318 0.85%
7. Italian 192 0.51%
8. Serbo Croatian 126 0.34%
9. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 96 0.26%
10. German 84 0.22%

Westfield Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 37,222 92.89%
 Naturalized immigrant 981 2.45%
 Not a citizen 1,869 4.66%

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Westfield Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Westfield Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01085 01086