For population 25 years and over in Westfield:
For population 15 years and over in Westfield town:
23 residents are foreign born (2.8% North America, 1.0% Europe, 0.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (136.2 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (188.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (297.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Lowell, VT (2.2 miles ), Troy, VT (2.5 miles ), Jay, VT (2.6 miles ), Montgomery, VT (2.9 miles ), Newport Center, VT (3.0 miles ), North Troy, VT (3.0 miles ), Irasburg, VT (3.1 miles ), Albany, VT (3.2 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.87 N, Longitude: 72.45 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+15.4%).
Work and jobs in Westfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Westfield, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Westfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from Westfield center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from Westfield center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Orleans County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Thomas J. Boynton (Massachusetts) - Attorney and mayor, Carroll S. Page - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Westfield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westfield:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.73. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.4. This is worse than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 10.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.40. This is better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Westfield and their reported violations in the past:WESTFIELD FD 1 (Address: 1290 VT RTE 100 , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:BARREWOOD CAMPGROUND (Address: 3004 VT RTE 100 , Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Westfield that have no violations reported:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
13 people in other group homes in 2000
Westfield compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Westfield town (based on Orleans County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.79%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,671 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($313 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,634 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Westfield:
Strongest FM radio stations in Westfield:
Westfield fatal accident list:
Aug 14, 2005 05:21 PM, Th-3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $772,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,640
Total average daily truck traffic: 509
Total future (year 2016) average daily traffic: 9,471
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Westfield, VT