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: 31,408
Population Density / Mile: 4,677
Median Age: 43.39
Number of Households: 10,929
Average Household Size: 2.854
Households with Children: 4,739
Median Household Income: $152,333

Population

Population: 31,408
Population Density / Mile: 4,677
Change in Population Since 2010: 5.92%
Male Population: 15,207
Female Population: 16,200
Median Age: 43.39

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 1489
5-9 years: 1925
10-14 years: 2164
15-19 years: 3615
20-24 years: 1880
25-29 years: 1710
30-34 years: 939
35-39 years: 994
40-44 years: 1460
45-49 years: 2309
50-54 years: 2795
55-59 years: 2708
60-64 years: 2259
65-69 years: 1817
70-74 years: 1313
75-79 years: 836
80-84 years: 576
85+ years: 620

Households

Number of Households: 10,929
Average Household Size: 2.854
Households with Children: 4,739
Households without Children: 3,927
Family Households: 8,666
Non-Family Households: 181

Marital Status

Never Married: 5966
Now Married: 16844
Separated: 160
Widowed: 1393
Divorced: 1467

Income

Median Household Income: $152,333
Average Household Income: $200,984
Per Capita Income: $70,448
Average Total Household Expenditure: $65,836

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $27,609
25-44 years: $184,336
45-64 years: $171,422
Over 64 years: $76,516

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 127
$10,000-$15,000 226
$15,000-$20,000 134
$20,000-$25,000 198
$25,000-$30,000 168
$30,000-$35,000 220
$35,000-$40,000 221
$40,000-$45,000 169
$45,000-$50,000 214
$50,000-$60,000 454
$60,000-$75,000 713
$75,000-$100,000 795
$100,000-$125,000 768
$125,000-$150,000 973
$150,000-$200,000 1973
$200,000-$250,000 2004
$250,000-$500,000 857
$500,000 up 714

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: 227
Some High School: 264
High School Grad: 2703
Some College: 1918
Associate Degree: 927
Bachelors Degree: 7540
Graduate Degree: 6758

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 66
Blue Collar: 34

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 39 Locations
Automotive Services 39 Locations
Banks - Financial 90 Locations
Eating - Drinking 106 Locations
Government - Public 4 Locations
Health Care Services 348 Locations
Hospitality 1 Locations
Organizations - Associations 46 Locations
Personal Services 552 Locations
Pet Services 12 Locations
Shopping 255 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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