Westfield, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

The area was settled in the late 17th century as part of the Elizabethtown Tract. Westfield was originally formed as a township on January 27, 1794, from portions of Elizabeth Township, while the area was still part of Essex County, and was incorporated on February 21, 1798. It became part of the newly-formed Union County on March 19, 1857. The Town of Westfield was incorporated on March 4, 1903, replacing Westfield Township.

General Information

Town Name: Westfield
City Hall: Town Hall
Address: 425 East Broad St, WESTFIELD NJ 07090
Phone Number: 908-789-4040
Land Area: 6.7 square miles
Distance to NYC: 25 miles
Town Website: http://www.westfieldnj.gov/
Library Website: http://www.wmlnj.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 30,734
Population Density / Mile: 4,577
Median Age: 43.12
Number of Households: 10,685
Average Household Size: 2.857
Households with Children: 4,741
Median Household Income: $155,885

Population

Population: 30,734
Population Density / Mile: 4,577
Change in Population Since 2010: 3.64%
Male Population: 14,871
Female Population: 15,863
Median Age: 43.12

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 1535
5-9 years: 1989
10-14 years: 2226
15-19 years: 3566
20-24 years: 1665
25-29 years: 1446
30-34 years: 917
35-39 years: 1014
40-44 years: 1615
45-49 years: 2392
50-54 years: 2766
55-59 years: 2595
60-64 years: 2135
65-69 years: 1714
70-74 years: 1201
75-79 years: 776
80-84 years: 569
85+ years: 614

Households

Number of Households: 10,685
Average Household Size: 2.857
Households with Children: 4,741
Households without Children: 3,716
Family Households: 8,457
Non-Family Households: 200

Marital Status

Never Married: 5978
Now Married: 16251
Separated: 149
Widowed: 1321
Divorced: 1285

Income

Median Household Income: $155,885
Average Household Income: $198,908
Per Capita Income: $69,643
Average Total Household Expenditure: $64,987

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $8,376
25-44 years: $180,849
45-64 years: $169,799
Over 64 years: $70,396

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 142
$10,000-$15,000 254
$15,000-$20,000 85
$20,000-$25,000 195
$25,000-$30,000 181
$30,000-$35,000 108
$35,000-$40,000 212
$40,000-$45,000 154
$45,000-$50,000 151
$50,000-$60,000 407
$60,000-$75,000 711
$75,000-$100,000 897
$100,000-$125,000 817
$125,000-$150,000 802
$150,000-$200,000 1941
$200,000-$250,000 2032
$250,000-$500,000 870
$500,000 up 725

Education

Educational Climate Index: 4

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Level of Education

No High School: 298
Some High School: 314
High School Grad: 2556
Some College: 2056
Associate Degree: 932
Bachelors Degree: 7166
Graduate Degree: 6432

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 65
Blue Collar: 35

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 50.94
Average January Low Temperature: 19.8
Average January High Temperature: 39.3
Average July Low Temperature: 63.3
Average July High Temperature: 85.7

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 104
Lead 48
Nitrogen Oxide 147
Ozone 92
Particulate Matter 107
Air Pollution 100

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 43 Locations
Automotive Services 40 Locations
Banks - Financial 121 Locations
Eating - Drinking 111 Locations
Government - Public 4 Locations
Health Care Services 327 Locations
Hospitality 2 Locations
Organizations - Associations 45 Locations
Personal Services 535 Locations
Pet Services 13 Locations
Shopping 263 Locations
Travel 13 Locations

Schools

Franklin Elementary
Jefferson Elementary
Lincoln Elementary
Mckinley Elementary
Roosevelt Intermediate Elementary
Tamaques Elementary
Thomas Edison Inter. Elementary
Washington Elementary
Westfield Senior High Secondary
Wilson Elementary

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