For population 25 years and over in Westford:
For population 15 years and over in Westford town:
18 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (38.1 miles , pop. 60,651).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (133.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Middlefield, NY (2.1 miles ), Worcester, NY (2.4 miles ), Decatur, NY (2.5 miles ), Roseboom, NY (2.6 miles ), Cooperstown, NY (2.6 miles ), Maryland, NY (2.7 miles ), Milford, NY (2.8 miles ), Otsego, NY (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 42.64 N, Longitude: 74.81 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Work and jobs in Westford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Westford, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Westford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Westford town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Westford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 91% 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 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 7.0 miles away from Westford center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from Westford center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Otsego County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Andrew Sloan Draper - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Westford:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westford:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Westford compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Westford (based on Otsego County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,149 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,261 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 Westford:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,450,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,014
Total average daily truck traffic: 58
Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic: 1,246
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.