Westfield, Massachusetts

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Population in 2017: 41,700 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 20,665  (49.6%)
Females: 21,035  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01085, 01086.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,917 (it was $45,240 in 2000)
Westfield:

$58,917
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,268 (it was $20,600 in 2000)

Westfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $236,713 (it was $128,900 in 2000)
Westfield:

$236,713
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $257,605; detached houses: $267,828; townhouses or other attached units: $203,831; in 2-unit structures: $167,048; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $207,303; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $523,086; mobile homes: $50,762

Median gross rent in 2017: $954.

March 2019 cost of living index in Westfield: 122.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.0% for Black residents, 30.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.3% for other race residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Westfield, MA (2017)
    • 34,81483.6%White alone
    • 3,4568.3%Hispanic
    • 1,0872.6%Asian alone
    • 7641.8%Black alone
    • 5221.3%Two or more races
    • 340.08%Other race alone
    • 120.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Westfield, Massachusetts as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westfield is 2,076 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Westfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(4.9)
1
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(39.6)
11
(27.0)
11
(27.1)
21
(51.4)
20
(48.2)
11
(26.3)
16
(38.7)
8
(19.3)
20
(48.2)
13
(31.4)
21
(50.3)
17
(40.8)
21
(50.3)
16
(38.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(32.1)
9
(22.1)
12
(29.6)
9
(22.0)
15
(36.2)
8
(19.1)
10
(24.2)
14
(33.7)
25
(60.3)
11
(26.6)
11
(26.4)
10
(24.0)
14
(33.5)
8
(19.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A76
(186.0)
56
(135.0)
75
(179.0)
67
(162.1)
54
(130.2)
57
(137.4)
62
(149.9)
48
(115.0)
66
(158.3)
70
(167.7)
87
(207.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
243
(600.8)
260
(637.7)
274
(676.2)
251
(614.3)
157
(378.6)
194
(463.0)
144
(348.3)
201
(484.5)
174
(419.3)
107
(258.8)
107
(256.4)
116
(278.2)
96
(230.0)
78
(186.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
333
(823.3)
331
(811.9)
354
(873.7)
371
(908.0)
496
(1,196)
576
(1,375)
537
(1,299)
551
(1,328)
464
(1,118)
410
(991.6)
450
(1,078)
414
(992.8)
432
(1,035)
362
(864.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(173.1)
52
(127.5)
29
(71.6)
26
(63.6)
39
(94.0)
39
(93.1)
22
(53.2)
18
(43.4)
23
(55.4)
16
(38.7)
26
(62.3)
20
(48.0)
31
(74.3)
24
(57.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(17.3)
9
(22.1)
4
(9.9)
5
(12.2)
3
(7.2)
4
(9.5)
5
(12.1)
2
(4.8)
3
(7.2)
7
(16.9)
2
(4.8)
5
(12.0)
3
(7.2)
2
(4.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)203.8183.7182.3169.3158.3162.2151.2142.1167.4124.0137.2134.5147.3130.1

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City-data.com crime index in Westfield, MA

Crime rate in Westfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 88 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (13.6%), Polish (10.5%), Italian (9.4%), American (6.0%), Ukrainian (5.5%), French (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 46.6 square miles.

Population density: 895 people per square mile   (low).

Westfield, Massachusetts map

4,237 residents are foreign born (5.9% Europe).

This city:

10.2%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,790 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,907 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (8.5 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (85.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (106.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

West Springfield Town, MA (2.2 miles ),
Southwick, MA (2.3 miles ),
West Springfield, MA (2.4 miles ),
Russell, MA (2.4 miles ),
Agawam Town, MA (2.6 miles ),
Agawam, MA (2.6 miles ),
Southampton, MA (2.6 miles ),
Montgomery, MA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.13 N, Longitude: 72.75 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Whip City

Daytime population change due to commuting: -144 (-0.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,263 (40.4%)

Area code: 413

Distribution of median household income in Westfield, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Westfield, MA in 2017
Westfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 95 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 1998: 106 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 1999: 116 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2000: 79 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2001: 62 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2002: 101 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2004: 64 buildings, average cost: $258,500
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $233,700
  • 2006: 47 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $218,900
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $207,200
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2017: 45 buildings, average cost: $196,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Westfield, MA residents
Average permit cost in Westfield, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Westfield, MA
Historical housing units in Westfield, MA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,583 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in Westfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Westfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Westfield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Westfield, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.319. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.319
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.584. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.584
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.05. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.05
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Westfield-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Westfield city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 21.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 170.2 miles away from Westfield center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.2 miles away from Westfield center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 244.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hampden County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westfield topographic map

Main business address for: MESTEK INC (AIR COND & WARM AIR HEATING EQUIP & COMM & INDL REFRIG EQUIP), WESTFIELD FINANCIAL INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), WORONOCO BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Westfield:

  • NOBLE HOSPITAL (Government - Federal, 115 WEST SILVER STREET)
  • WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS HOSPITAL (91 EAST MOUNTAIN ROAD)
  • NOBLE VISITING NURSE (77 MILL STREET, SUITE 207)
  • GOVERNORS CENTER (66 BROAD STREET)
  • RENAISSANCE MANOR OF WESTFIELD (37 FEEDING HILLS ROAD)
  • WESTFIELD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (60 EAST SILVER STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Westfield:

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Amtrak stations near Westfield:

  • 8 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Westfield:

  • Westfield State University (Full-time enrollment: 5,548; Location: 577 Western Ave; Public; Website: www.westfield.ma.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Westfield:

  • Holyoke Community College (about 7 miles; Holyoke, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,911)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 9 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • American International College (about 10 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Bay Path College (about 10 miles; Longmeadow, MA; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • Springfield College (about 10 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Western New England University (about 12 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 13 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Public high schools in Westfield:

Private high schools in Westfield:

  • ST MARY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 128, Location: 27 BARTLETT ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • WESTFIELD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 107, Location: 866 NORTH RD, Grades: KG-9)
  • WHITE OAK SCHOOL (Students: 84, Location: 533 NORTH RD, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Westfield:

  • NORTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 779, Location: 350 SOUTHAMPTON ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • JUNIPER PARK (Students: 497, Location: 715 WESTERN AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • PAPER MILL (Students: 423, Location: 148 PAPER MILL RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • MUNGER HILL (Students: 393, Location: 33 MALLARD LANE, Grades: KG-5)
  • SOUTHAMPTON ROAD (Students: 391, Location: 330 SOUTHAMPTON RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • HIGHLAND (Students: 320, Location: 34 WESTERN AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • FRANKLIN AVE (Students: 190, Location: 22 FRANKLIN AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • ABNER GIBBS (Students: 172, Location: 50 WEST SILVER STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 30 WEST SILVER STREET, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Westfield:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 241, Location: 35 BARTLETT ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Westfield

Library in Westfield:

  • WESTFIELD ATHENAEUM (Operating income: $1,126,634; Location: 6 ELM ST.; 96,405 books; 930 e-books; 8,776 audio materials; 7,082 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 206 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Holy Trinity School in Westfield MA is now closed.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Westfield: Chapman Playground (A), East Mountain Ski Touring Center (B), Whip City Speedway (C), Shaker Forms Country Club (D), East Mountain Country Club (E), Tekoa Country Club (F), Camp Shepard (G), Westgate Plaza (H), Westfield Shops (I), Little River Plaza (J), Bates Hall (K), Westfield Fire Department Station 2 (L), Westfield Fire Department Station 3 (M), Westfield Fire Department Station 4 Headquarters (N), Courtney Hall (O), Westfield City Hall (P), Westfield Vocational Technical High School Library (Q), Davis Hall (R), Dickinson Building (S), Ely Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Little River Plaza Shopping Center (1), Westfield Shops Shopping Center (2), Westgate Plaza Shopping Center (3), Westgate Shopping Center (4), Big Y Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Westfield include: MESTEK INC (A), WESTFIELD FINANCIAL INC (B), WORONOCO BANCORP INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westfield include: Westfield Assembly of God Church (A), Westfield Alliance Church (B), United Church of Christ (C), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (D), Saint Casimirs Church (E), Resurrection Life Church (F), Full Gospel Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Hill Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Middle Farms Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Round Pond (A), Pequot Pond (B), Long Pond (C), Hampton Ponds (D), Doe Pond (E), Buck Pond (F), Springdale Pond (G), Arm Brook Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hundred Acre Brook (A), Kellog Brook (B), Little River (C), Walker Brook (D), Powdermill Brook (E), Cook Brook (F), Munn Brook (G), Moose Meadow Brook (H), Jim Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Westfield include: Hampton Ponds State Park (1), Allen Park (2), Holcomb Park (3), Stanley Park (4), Apremont Park (5), Sadle Know Playground (6), Campus Green (7), Cross Street Playground (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dewey House (Historical Places & Services; 87 South Maple Street) (1), Rock 'n' Roll Music (Amusement & Theme Parks; 120 Northwest Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Elm Motel (50 Russell Rd) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Courts: Court Management Corporation (30 Court Street) (1), Mass Commonwealth - District Court Of Westfield Clerk Magistrates Depart (27 Washington Street) (2), Mass Commonwealth - District Court Of Westfield Clerk Magistrates Dept- Probation Depart (224 Elm Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Philip A. Payton, Jr. - Businessman, Adonis Terry - Major League Baseball player, Clara C. M. Cannon - Second Counselor in the general presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Don Pardo - Voice actor, Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden - Geologist, Frederic Rzewski - Composer, Kacey Bellamy - Ice hockey player, William Shepard - Massachusetts Revolutionary War officer, Asahel Bush - Newspaper publisher, Dale Quarterley - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Jan 25, 1961).

Hampden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Westfield and their reported violations in the past:

WESTFIELD WATER DEPT (Population served: 42,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-01-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAR-31-2010 to OCT-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-22-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.5%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Westfield in 2010:

  • 2,517 people in college/university student housing
  • 294 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 65 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Westfield in 2000:

  • 1,885 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 370 people in nursing homes
  • 77 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 77 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 61 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Westfield (2011 data):

  • Westfield Bank: Www.Westfieldbank.com Branch, Westfield Branch, Drive-Up Facility, Southampton Road Branch, at 141 Elm Street. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,259.3 mil, Deposits: $733.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Westfield Branch at 10 Main Street, branch established on 1961/11/17; Westfield Drive-Up Branch at 10 Main Street, branch established on 2011/05/31. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • United Bank: Westfield Branch at 10 Elm Street, branch established on 1981/01/01; Southampton Road Branch at 168 Southampton Road, branch established on 2006/12/29. Info updated 2012/01/20: Bank assets: $1,617.9 mil, Deposits: $1,235.2 mil, headquarters in West Springfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • Berkshire Bank: Little River Branch at 22 Little River Road, branch established on 1971/11/17; Woronoco Bank Branch at 31 Court Street, branch established on 1871/05/05. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Westfield Branch at 10 Broad Street, branch established on 1985/08/01. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Westfield Branch at 60 Main Street, branch established on 1975/12/12. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Westfield Branch at 30 Elm Street, branch established on 1959/09/21. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • PeoplesBank: Westfield Branch at 281 East Main Street, branch established on 2006/04/07. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $1,653.1 mil, Deposits: $1,224.2 mil, headquarters in Holyoke, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Peoplesbancorp, Mhc
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Westfield Stop & Shop Branch at 57 Main Street, branch established on 2001/12/16. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Westfield:

Marital status in Westfield, MA
  • Never married: 40.7%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Westfield:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Westfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westfield, MA (based on Hampden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic223,68565
Mainline Protestant21,96288
Evangelical Protestant19,438114
Other9,14031
Orthodox3,40610
Black Protestant2,49116
None183,368-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 90
Hampden County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Hampden County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
Hampden County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 335
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hampden County:

9.2%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.9%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Westfield:

50.6%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Westfield:

48.7%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Westfield:

28.6
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Westfield:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Westfield:

10.1%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Westfield:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Westfield:

33.9%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Westfield:

57.5%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.8%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Westfield, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 787$3,670,909$55,973111$100,305
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 149$576,248$46,40990$132,842
Firefighters 97$647,065$80,0490$0
Police Protection - Officers 76$559,258$88,3048$7,174
Electric Power 50$368,028$88,32712$25,940
Financial Administration 35$155,058$53,1631$496
Water Supply 28$117,909$50,5321$523
Gas Supply 21$166,928$95,3874$9,340
Local Libraries 18$56,026$37,35111$15,254
Streets and Highways 18$88,044$58,6960$0
Other Government Administration 18$88,377$58,9181$1,346
Sewerage 16$74,914$56,1860$0
Solid Waste Management 14$49,784$42,6722$2,079
Natural Resources 12$47,665$47,6654$2,994
Other and Unallocable 11$46,343$50,55611$8,670
Health 10$42,997$51,5961$686
Welfare 8$29,350$44,0256$5,801
Airports 8$31,762$47,6430$0
Judicial and Legal 5$27,103$65,0471$2,668
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$18,015$72,0600$0
Police - Other 3$10,310$41,2407$3,516
Fire - Other 2$7,356$44,1360$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,656$51,9360$0
Totals for Government 1,391$6,888,105$59,423271$319,634

Westfield government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $11,071,000 ($265.49)
    Air Transportation: $7,891,000 ($189.23)
    Electric Utilities: $5,765,000 ($138.25)
    Regular Highways: $3,933,000 ($94.32)
    General Public Buildings: $2,263,000 ($54.27)
    Water Utilities: $1,258,000 ($30.17)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $63,000 ($1.51)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,444,000 ($1857.17)
    Electric Utilities: $50,751,000 ($1217.05)
    Gas Utilities: $14,566,000 ($349.30)
    General - Other: $8,215,000 ($197.00)
    Police Protection: $7,492,000 ($179.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,363,000 ($128.61)
    Water Utilities: $3,565,000 ($85.49)
    Sewerage: $3,243,000 ($77.77)
    Regular Highways: $2,967,000 ($71.15)
    Health - Other: $2,521,000 ($60.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,850,000 ($44.36)
    Financial Administration: $1,557,000 ($37.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,208,000 ($28.97)
    Libraries: $944,000 ($22.64)
    Public Welfare - Other: $698,000 ($16.74)
    Air Transportation: $686,000 ($16.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $626,000 ($15.01)
    Central Staff Services: $495,000 ($11.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $486,000 ($11.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $461,000 ($11.06)
    General Public Buildings: $163,000 ($3.91)
    Natural Resources - Other: $75,000 ($1.80)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $324,000 ($7.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $72,062,000 ($1728.11)
    Corporate Bonds: $30,222,000 ($724.75)
    Benefit Payments: $11,634,000 ($278.99)
    Other Investments - Other: $7,650,000 ($183.45)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $189,000 ($4.53)
    Withdrawals: $167,000 ($4.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,044,000 ($73.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,044,000 ($25.04)
    Other - Health - Other: $10,000 ($0.24)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $385,000 ($9.23)
    General - Other: $39,000 ($0.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $4,492,000 ($107.72)
    Sewerage: $3,892,000 ($93.33)
    General - Other: $2,303,000 ($55.23)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,247,000 ($29.90)
    Water Utilities: $716,000 ($17.17)
    Regular Highways: $515,000 ($12.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $331,000 ($7.94)
    Health - Other: $300,000 ($7.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $241,000 ($5.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $201,000 ($4.82)
    Police Protection: $51,000 ($1.22)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($0.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($0.10)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.07)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $77,654,000 ($1862.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $412,000 ($9.88)

Westfield government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $5,666,000 ($135.88)
    Sewerage: $5,351,000 ($128.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,143,000 ($27.41)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $883,000 ($21.18)
    Air Transportation: $417,000 ($10.00)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $143,000 ($3.43)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $139,000 ($3.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $3,383,000 ($81.13)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,062,000 ($25.47)
    From Other Governments: $185,000 ($4.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $8,107,000 ($194.41)
    Other: $577,000 ($13.84)
    Health and Hospitals: $179,000 ($4.29)
    Education: $144,000 ($3.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000 ($0.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,877,000 ($45.01)
    Other: $10,000 ($0.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,543,000 ($132.93)
    Donations From Private Sources: $719,000 ($17.24)
    Interest Earnings: $237,000 ($5.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $92,000 ($2.21)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $56,198,000 ($1347.67)
    Gas Utilities: $16,130,000 ($386.81)
    Water Utilities: $6,067,000 ($145.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $41,447,000 ($993.93)
    Other: $13,101,000 ($314.17)
    General Local Government Support: $6,444,000 ($154.53)
    Highways: $1,559,000 ($37.39)
    Health and Hospitals: $594,000 ($14.24)
    Public Welfare: $521,000 ($12.49)
    Electric Utilities: $231,000 ($5.54)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($1.68)
  • Tax - Property: $72,537,000 ($1739.50)
    Other License: $748,000 ($17.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $512,000 ($12.28)

Westfield government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,614,000 ($2220.96)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,681,000 ($2126.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,182,000 ($412.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,248,000 ($317.70)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $13,919,000 ($333.79)
    End of Fiscal Year: $11,660,000 ($279.62)

Westfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,576,000 ($181.68)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $33,828,000 ($811.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,329,000 ($1470.72)

3.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampshire County, MA  0.72% ($44,170 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.33% ($56,754)
from Worcester County, MA  0.23% ($50,439)


4.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.06%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($436 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampshire County, MA  0.74% ($46,371 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.44% ($59,252)
to Worcester County, MA  0.25% ($51,726)
Businesses in Westfield, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Applebee's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske2
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS2Rite Aid1
Carson Pirie Scott1Staples1
Circle K1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Stop & Shop1
DressBarn1Subway5
Dressbarn1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts7T.J.Maxx1
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx5U-Haul2
GNC1UPS8
GameStop1Vans1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
Home Depot1YMCA1
Jones New York1

Strongest AM radio stations in Westfield:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WACM (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. GOIS)
  • WMAS (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westfield:

  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WSKB (89.5 FM; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF WESTFIELD STATE COLLEGE)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)

TV broadcast stations around Westfield:

  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Westfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 397ft / 121mTotal length
  • $68,504,000Total costs
  • 640,066Total average daily traffic
  • 54,714Total average daily truck traffic
  • 774,683Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Westfield, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 2Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 261950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Westfield, MA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Westfield)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Westfield, MA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 160 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Westfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED123$184,268197$162,345841$179,12685$103,6594$409,25037$124,59510$53,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$192,33314$171,07166$181,7736$34,6670$03$142,3335$43,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$135,30037$126,216217$185,69130$62,3332$298,00012$135,8336$28,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$199,00020$195,700157$195,1277$105,7141$260,0002$167,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$137,0008$157,00049$196,0614$273,2501$227,0000$02$60,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8125.00 , 8126.00, 8127.01, 8127.02, 8128.00, 8129.01, 8129.02, 8129.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$212,43229$252,828
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$233,0539$223,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$359,66722$246,682
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$191,0003$260,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8125.00 , 8126.00, 8127.01, 8127.02, 8128.00, 8129.01, 8129.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westfield, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westfield, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 139. The highest number of fires - 185 took place in 2002, and the least - 74 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Westfield, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.5%), and Outside Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Westfield, MA
    • 1,21951.5%Structure Fires
    • 73130.9%Outside Fires
    • 34714.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 723.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westfield, MA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Westfield, Massachusetts:

  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 2 Southampton Rd, Westfield, Massachusetts 01085 , Phone: (413) 568-2821, Fax: (413) 572-0663
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 39 Southampton Rd, Westfield, Massachusetts 01085 , Phone: (413) 564-6900, Fax: (413) 564-6904
  • Quality inn, 2 Southampton Rd, Westfield, Massachusetts 01085 , Phone: (413) 568-2821, Fax: (413) 572-0663
  • Quality Inn, 2 Southampton Rd, Westfield, Massachusetts 01085 , Phone: (413) 568-2821, Fax: (413) 572-0663
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Westfield, Massachusetts
Most common first names in Westfield, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John42075.3 years
Mary41782.5 years
Joseph25576.4 years
William25272.7 years
Helen21580.8 years
Edward19474.8 years
George17776.0 years
Robert17769.8 years
Anna17084.3 years
James14074.9 years
Most common last names in Westfield, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5577.7 years
Williams5177.0 years
Miller3879.3 years
Sullivan3676.5 years
Oleksak3377.0 years
Fitzgerald3278.6 years
Murphy3081.0 years
Clark2981.0 years
White2974.7 years
Shea2879.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westfield, MA
  • 49.7%Utility gas
  • 36.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westfield, MA
  • 48.2%Utility gas
  • 31.0%Electricity
  • 15.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Westfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Westfield on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ukraine (population 500+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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