Westford

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  4. Westford Employment Information
  5. Westford Family Information
  6. Westford Education Information
  7. Westford Business Information
  8. Westford Public Benefits Information
  9. Westford Criminal Information
  10. Westford Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Westford Zip Codes


Westford Legal Resources

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Westford Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 20,754
  • Land Area (2000): 79.280 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.861 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 508, 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): FORGE VILLAGE, NABNASSET, WESTFORD

Westford Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 19,648 2002 21,011 2005 21,416
2000 20,546 2003 21,268 2006 21,590
2001 20,853 2004 21,277 2007 21,624

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Houses (2000): 6,941

Westford Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 20,221 97.43%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 533 2.57%

Westford Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Westford Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 29,904
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $1,500,666,000 / $368,001,000

Westford Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 9,859 9,386 474 4.81% 48
1991 9,892 9,210 683 6.90% 69
1992 10,130 9,374 756 7.46% 75
1993 10,203 9,601 602 5.90% 59
1994 10,457 9,941 516 4.93% 49
1995 10,360 9,920 441 4.25% 42
1996 10,772 10,433 339 3.15% 31
1997 11,306 11,034 272 2.41% 24
1998 11,760 11,511 249 2.11% 21
1999 12,372 12,103 269 2.17% 22
2000 11,529 11,323 206 1.79% 18
2001 11,816 11,452 364 3.08% 31
2002 11,967 11,307 659 5.51% 55
2003 11,887 11,189 698 5.87% 59
2004 11,705 11,205 500 4.27% 43
2005 11,699 11,250 449 3.84% 38
2006 11,694 11,244 450 3.85% 39
2007 11,721 11,310 411 3.51% 35
2008 11,693 11,265 428 3.66% 37
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 11,685 11,249 436 3.73% 37
Feb 2008 11,639 11,234 405 3.48% 35
Mar 2008 11,656 11,274 382 3.28% 33
Apr 2008 11,614 11,291 323 2.78% 28
May 2008 11,580 11,177 403 3.48% 35
Jun 2008 11,801 11,309 492 4.17% 42
Jul 2008 11,817 11,352 465 3.94% 39
Aug 2008 11,785 11,331 454 3.85% 39
Sep 2008 11,657 11,164 493 4.23% 42
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Westford Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,065 17.97%
2. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 872 14.72%
3. Construction 419 7.07%
4. Finance and Insurance 287 4.84%
5. Educational Services 243 4.10%
6. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 215 3.63%
7. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 185 3.12%
8. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 181 3.05%
9. Public Administration 168 2.84%
10. Health Care 159 2.68%
11. Info Services and Data Processing 155 2.62%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 138 2.33%
13. Accommodation and Food Services 130 2.19%
14. Machinery Manufacturing 119 2.01%
15. Other Transportation 106 1.79%
16. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 102 1.72%
17. Printing and Related Manufacturing 90 1.52%
18. Repair and Maintenance 70 1.18%
19. Metal Manufactuing 69 1.16%
20. Electrical Goods, Wholesale 65 1.10%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 819 16.51%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 666 13.43%
3. Health Care 566 11.41%
4. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 395 7.96%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 243 4.90%
6. Social Assistance 233 4.70%
7. Finance and Insurance 155 3.12%
8. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 131 2.64%
9. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 126 2.54%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 119 2.40%
11. Info Services and Data Processing 102 2.06%
12. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 100 2.02%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 89 1.79%
14. Department and Other General Stores 86 1.73%
15. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 81 1.63%
16. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 77 1.55%
17. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 73 1.47%
18. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 68 1.37%
19. Construction 65 1.31%
20. Sporting Goods / Cameras / Hobby and Toy Stores 64 1.29%

Westford Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 734 12.39%
2. Other Management Occupations 609 10.28%
3. Engineers 526 8.88%
4. Top Executives 408 6.89%
5. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 322 5.43%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 203 3.43%
7. Operations Managers Non Finance 184 3.11%
8. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 182 3.07%
9. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 132 2.23%
10. Other Production Occupations 132 2.23%
11. Business Operations Specialists 127 2.14%
12. Other Installation / Maintenance 127 2.14%
13. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 114 1.92%
14. Other Office and Admin Support 114 1.92%
15. Art and Design Workers 104 1.76%
16. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 87 1.47%
17. Other Construction Trades 83 1.40%
18. Other Financial Specialists 83 1.40%
19. Financial Managers 80 1.35%
20. Life and Physical Scientists 80 1.35%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 441 8.89%
2. Computer Specialists 322 6.49%
3. Other Management Occupations 272 5.48%
4. Business Operations Specialists 248 5.00%
5. Registered Nurses 233 4.70%
6. Other Office and Admin Support 230 4.64%
7. Secretaries and Admins 211 4.25%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 158 3.19%
9. Accountants and Auditors 146 2.94%
10. Child Care Workers 111 2.24%
11. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 108 2.18%
12. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 99 2.00%
13. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 98 1.98%
14. Other Sales and Related Occupations 97 1.96%
15. Media and Communications Workers 96 1.94%
16. Other Production Occupations 92 1.85%
17. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 89 1.79%
18. Top Executives 87 1.75%
19. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 86 1.73%
20. Customer Service Representatives 83 1.67%

Westford Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 9,091 61.51%
15-35 hours 2,198 14.87%
1-14 hours 549 3.71%
No regular hours 2,942 19.91%

Westford Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 134 1.31%
5 AM-5:29 AM 212 2.07%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 238 2.33%
6 AM-6:29 AM 879 8.59%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,278 12.50%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,806 17.66%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,613 15.77%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,671 16.34%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 720 7.04%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 646 6.32%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 165 1.61%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 51 0.50%
Noon-3:59 PM 481 4.70%
4 PM-11:59 PM 334 3.27%

Westford Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 168 1.64%
5-9 823 8.05%
10-14 1,043 10.20%
15-19 1,153 11.27%
20-24 1,553 15.18%
25-29 773 7.56%
30-34 1,298 12.69%
35-39 534 5.22%
40-44 680 6.65%
45-59 1,113 10.88%
60-89 826 8.08%
At least 90 264 2.58%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 5,513 53.90%
30-44 0 0.00% 2,512 24.56%
45-59 6 0.06% 1,107 10.82%
At least 60 119 1.16% 971 9.49%

Westford Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 570 5.30%
 Car / truck / van, solo 9,457 88.01%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 16 0.15%
 Public transportation 125 1.16%
 Walked 60 0.56%
 Worked at home 517 4.81%

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Westford Family Information

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Households (2000): 6,836 (20,649 people)
Families (2000): 5,824 (19,276 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 3,279
People at same address in 1995: 12,057

Westford Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 85 1.24%
$10,000-$14,999 193 2.82%
$15,000-$19,999 126 1.84%
$20,000-$24,999 108 1.58%
$25,000-$29,999 129 1.89%
$30,000-$34,999 148 2.17%
$35,000-$39,999 182 2.66%
$40,000-$44,999 144 2.11%
$45,000-$49,999 220 3.22%
$50,000-$59,999 398 5.82%
$60,000-$74,999 538 7.87%
$75,000-$99,999 1,211 17.72%
$100,000-$124,999 1,137 16.63%
$125,000-$149,999 641 9.38%
$150,000-$199,999 902 13.19%
$200,000 or more 674 9.86%

Westford Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 796 11.69%
 Family, 2 people 1,872 27.50%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 179 2.63%
 Family, 3 people 1,287 18.90%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 13 0.19%
 Family, 4 people 1,750 25.71%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 11 0.16%
 Family, 5 people 669 9.83%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 1 0.01%
 Family, 6 people 175 2.57%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 2 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 53 0.78%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Westford Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 6,227 30.51%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,170 20.43%
Public Assistance 36 0.18%
Retirement 850 4.17%
Self Employment 1,042 5.11%
Social Security 1,055 5.17%
Supplemental Security 96 0.47%
Wage / Salary 6,093 29.86%
Other 839 4.11%

Westford Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,207 41.91%
 With children under 18 3,059 58.09%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 290 3.96%
 Married 5,460 74.55%
 Never Married 1,470 20.07%
 Widowed 104 1.42%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 449 5.81%
 Married 5,711 73.85%
 Never Married 1,185 15.32%
 Widowed 388 5.02%

Westford 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.


Westford Education Information

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Westford Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 213 1.50%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 838 5.91%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,181 15.38%
 Some college, no degree 2,118 14.94%
 Associate degree 1,128 7.96%
 Bachelors degree 4,384 30.92%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,315 23.38%

Westford Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 282 1.36% 519 2.50% 801 3.86%
Kindergarten 362 1.74% 26 0.13% 388 1.87%
Grades 1-4 1,678 8.09% 112 0.54% 1,790 8.62%
Grades 5-8 1,230 5.93% 59 0.28% 1,289 6.21%
Grades 9-12 1,195 5.76% 80 0.39% 1,275 6.14%
Undergrad college 307 1.48% 154 0.74% 461 2.22%
Graduate or professional school 122 0.59% 153 0.74% 275 1.33%
Total 5,176 24.94% 1,103 5.31% 6,279 30.25%

Westford 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.


Westford Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 1,776
Westford Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Westford Public Benefits Information

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Westford Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 20,283 98.33%
 Below Poverty Level 345 1.67%

Westford 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.


Westford Criminal Information

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Westford 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 0.204 0.000 0.000 0.051 0.254 0.000 2.189 5.599 0.356 8.143
2000 0.195 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.195 0.000 1.071 5.743 0.097 6.911
2001 0.096 0.000 0.000 0.096 0.192 0.000 0.911 5.275 0.192 6.378
2002 0.143 0.000 0.000 0.143 0.286 0.000 0.238 4.521 0.143 4.902
2003 0.047 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.047 0.000 0.282 3.667 0.188 4.138
2004 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.893 4.888 0.235 6.016
2005 0.047 0.000 0.000 0.047 0.093 0.000 0.514 6.397 0.093 7.004
2006 0.046 0.093 0.000 0.000 0.139 0.000 0.556 6.207 0.093 6.855
2007 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.046 0.046 0.000 0.509 3.792 0.092 4.393

Westford Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 9 38
2005 9 38
2006 9 40
2007 10 36

Westford Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 165
2000 146
2001 137
2002 109

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Westford Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Westford Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,905 18.82%
10-19 Years 3,068 14.78%
20-29 Years 1,150 5.54%
30-39 Years 3,789 18.26%
40-49 Years 4,145 19.97%
50-59 Years 2,517 12.13%
60-69 Years 1,172 5.65%
70-79 Years 637 3.07%
80-89 Years 311 1.50%
90+ Years 60 0.29%

Westford Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 10,324 49.74%
 Female 10,430 50.26%

Westford Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 19,267 92.84%
 Asian 991 4.77%
 Hispanic/Latino 229 1.10%
 Multiracial 163 0.79%
 African-American 61 0.29%
 Other Race 29 0.14%
 Amerindian 11 0.05%
 Pacific Islander 3 0.01%

Westford Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 5,785 23.53%
2. English 3,544 14.41%
3. Italian 2,829 11.51%
4. German 2,051 8.34%
5. French Non-Basque 1,528 6.21%
6. French Canadian 1,334 5.43%
7. Polish 1,071 4.36%
8. United States Or American 887 3.61%
9. Scottish 796 3.24%
10. Swedish 560 2.28%

Westford Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 17,076 90.18%
2. French 318 1.68%
3. Chinese 270 1.43%
4. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 221 1.17%
5. German 149 0.79%
6. Greek 106 0.56%
7. Other Indic 93 0.49%
8. Gujarathi 88 0.46%
9. Other Asian 85 0.45%
10. Italian 80 0.42%

Westford Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 19,442 93.68%
 Naturalized immigrant 712 3.43%
 Not a citizen 600 2.89%

Westford Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Westford 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.


Westford Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01886