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Population in 2010: 549. Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 

Males: 279  (50.8%)
Females: 270  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  48.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04787.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,114 (it was $27,083 in 2000)
Westfield:

$36,114
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,786

Westfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,998 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Westfield:

$80,998
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,609; Detached houses: $88,145; In 2-unit structures: $106,346; Mobile homes: $47,303
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Westfield races chart
  • White alone - 543 (98.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.4%)

Races in Westfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westfield: 140.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (31.8%), French (21.3%), Irish (16.3%), Scottish (8.1%), Scotch-Irish (7.0%), German (6.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/07/1905

Elevation: 475 feet

Land area: 40.3 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Westfield:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westfield town:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

29 residents are foreign born (4.7% North America, 0.5% Europe).

This town:  5.2%
Maine:  3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Westfield town:  1.3% ($657)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Westfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (230.7 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (332.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (503.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Mars Hill, ME (2.1 miles ), Mars Hill-Blaine, ME (2.2 miles ), Blaine, ME (2.6 miles ), Easton, ME (2.7 miles ), Presque Isle, ME (2.9 miles ), Bridgewater, ME (3.2 miles ), Chapman, ME (3.2 miles ), Mapleton, ME (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.57 N, Longitude: 67.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Westfield household income distribution Westfield home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Food (10%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Average climate in Westfield, Maine

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Earthquake activity:

Westfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maine state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from Westfield center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:44:06, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from Westfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 5, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westfield topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Westfield:

  • PRESQUE ISLE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • AROOSTOOK MEDICAL CENTER,THE (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Westfield, ME

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westfield:

  • University of Maine (about 121 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 128 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 169 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 231 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 232 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 247 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 267 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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Cemetery: Marshall Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Westfield Lake (A), Water District Reservoir (B), Youngs Lake (C), Burntland Stream (D), Smith Farm Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Burnt Land Stream (A), Rideout Brook (B), Johnson Brook (C), Pretty Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: First Settler's Lodge (Houlton Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Aroostook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 SO2 Ozone  CO  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average.
City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.40. This is better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.40
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.73. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.73
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.4. This is worse than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

34.4
U.S.:

28.3
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.155
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.65
U.S.:

9.39

Drinking water stations with addresses in Westfield that have no violations reported:

  • CAMPERS PARADISE (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.6%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

15.0%
Whole state:

10.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Westfield, ME

30 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
30 people in nursing homes in 2000

Westfield compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (87%)
  • Wood (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Westfield town (based on Aroostook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Here60.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents70.7%8.7%5.8%5.6%1.6%
Congregations25.5%15.1%11.3%5.7%5.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%1.0%2.6%
Congregations9.4%2.8%3.8%5.7%15.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Here:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Here:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Aroostook County:

11.7%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
State:

25.0%

3.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($994 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.17%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.52% ($28,453 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.24% ($31,516)
from York County, ME  0.14% ($25,514)


4.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.12%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.74% ($26,056 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.43% ($34,982)
to York County, ME  0.14% ($26,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westfield:

  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westfield:

  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCXU (97.7 FM; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHOU-FM (100.1 FM; HOULTON, ME; Owner: COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westfield:

  • WAGM-TV (Channel 8; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)
  • WMEM-TV (Channel 10; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Westfield fatal accident list:

Jul 19, 2011 00:15 AM, Us-1, Lat: 46.53135, Lon: -67.94297222, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 4, 2000 11:05 PM, Us-1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1994 02:15 PM, 1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $135,000
Total average daily traffic: 378
Total average daily truck traffic: 30
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 567

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