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Total population: 29,678 (All urban)

Westfield,NJ index of house prices


Houses: 10,819 (10,622 occupied: 8,670 owner occupied, 1,952 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

17%

Housing density: 1607 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $376,766.


Median contract rent in 2009: $1,262 (lower quartile is $904, upper quartile is $1,600)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,688


Median gross rent in Westfield, NJ in 2009: $1,376


Housing units in Westfield with a mortgage: 5,809 (513 second mortgage, 930 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,195


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $169,406


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $82,178


Median monthly housing costs: $2,334





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Westfield, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $630,004 (it was $338,300 in 2000)
Westfield:

$630,004
New Jersey:

$348,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $479,145 - $842,649

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $812,386
Here:

$812,386
State:

$429,197

Townhouses or other attached units: $613,814
Here:

$613,814
State:

$286,566

In 2-unit structures: $222,649
Here:

$222,649
State:

$397,697

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $280,973
Here:

$280,973
State:

$336,988

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,227,809
Here:

$1,227,809
State:

$292,192

Mobile homes: $218,104
Here:

$218,104
State:

$53,584

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,374
  • In family households: 26,481 (6,619 male householders, 1,589 female householders)
    7,346 spouses, 9,935 children (9,453 natural, 278 adopted, 204 stepchildren), 207 grandchildren, 171 brothers or sisters, 134 parents, 261 other relatives, 219 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,893 (868 male householders (668 living alone)), 1,563 female householders (1,391 living alone)), 462 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 270 (186 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,972 2-persons, 1,926 3-persons, 2,101 4-persons, 922 5-persons, 229 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,059 1-person, 308 2-persons, 40 3-persons, 24 4-persons.

7,481 married couples with children.
691 single-parent households (125 men, 566 women).

88.9% of residents of Westfield speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
6.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 2,704 (9.1%)
(55.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.7
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.8

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Westfield, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 72
  • 4 rooms: 244
  • 5 rooms: 546
  • 6 rooms: 1,064
  • 7 rooms: 2,061
  • 8 rooms: 2,095
  • 9 or more rooms: 2,581
  • 1 room: 33
  • 2 rooms: 127
  • 3 rooms: 668
  • 4 rooms: 444
  • 5 rooms: 368
  • 6 rooms: 124
  • 7 rooms: 96
  • 8 rooms: 71
  • 9 or more rooms: 21
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Westfield, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 94
  • 2 bedrooms: 783
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,412
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,204
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,177
  • no bedroom: 50
  • 1 bedroom: 795
  • 2 bedrooms: 773
  • 3 bedrooms: 224
  • 4 bedrooms: 87
  • 5+ bedrooms: 23
Cars and other vehicles available in Westfield, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 181
  • 1 vehicle: 1,660
  • 2 vehicles: 4,859
  • 3 vehicles: 1,587
  • 4 vehicles: 279
  • 5+ vehicles: 104
  • no vehicle: 234
  • 1 vehicle: 1,042
  • 2 vehicles: 560
  • 3 vehicles: 77
  • 4 vehicles: 33
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 144
  • 2000 to 2004: 195
  • 1990 to 1999: 260
  • 1980 to 1989: 446
  • 1970 to 1979: 714
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,106
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,423
  • 1940 to 1949: 964
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,145

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Westfield, NJ house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Westfield, NJ:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 0
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 0
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 0
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 0
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 8
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 14
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 5
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 0
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 0
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 18
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 35
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 42
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 39
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 110
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 147
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 644
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1021
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 2719
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 1881
  • $1,000,000 or more: 1997
 


Westfield rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Westfield:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 22
  • $200 to $249: 11
  • $250 to $299: 10
  • $300 to $349: 12
  • $350 to $399: 45
  • $400 to $449: 42
  • $450 to $499: 11
  • $500 to $549: 0
  • $550 to $599: 29
  • $600 to $649: 0
  • $650 to $699: 0
  • $700 to $749: 0
  • $750 to $799: 103
  • $800 to $899: 54
  • $900 to $999: 104
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 187
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 358
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 375
  • $2,000 or more: 258
  • No cash rent: 96
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 469
  • 1990 to 1994: 409
  • 1985 to 1989: 338
  • 1980 to 1984: 309
  • 1975 to 1979: 229
  • 1970 to 1974: 230
  • 1970 to 1974: 186
  • 1965 to 1969: 534


Westfield, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 47.0%
Number of people working at home: 699 (4.9% of all workers)


Westfield commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 432
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1359
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1746
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1398
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1347
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 695
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1483
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 393
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 716
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1278
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2107
  • 90 or more minutes: 715
 


Westfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,447 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 789 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 303 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 96 (1%)
  • Railroad: 1,645 (11%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 295 (2%)
  • Other means: 85 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 699 (5%)
 


Westfield, NJ household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 305
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 212
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 348
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 305
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 274
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 306
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 288
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 275
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 252
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 628
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 844
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 1350
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1358
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 966
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 1143
  • $200,000 or more: 1785
 

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 4857
 Italian: 4839
 Other groups: 3682
 German: 2799
 English: 2039
 Polish: 1585
 Russian: 1112
 United States or American: 1065
 Scottish: 497
 Eastern European: 398
 French (except Basque): 264
 Scotch-Irish: 250
 British: 232
 Hungarian: 232
 Greek: 229
 Norwegian: 227
 European: 215
 Austrian: 194
 Dutch: 183
 Lithuanian: 174
 Ukrainian: 152
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 121
 Welsh: 113
 Slovak: 106
 Czech: 101
 French Canadian: 99
 Arab:: 89
 Swedish: 83
 Jamaican: 71
 Iranian: 59
 Czechoslovakian: 59
 Swiss: 57
 Canadian: 51
 Romanian: 51
 Danish: 37
 Latvian: 37
 Brazilian: 36
 Lebanese: 36
 Northern European: 34
 Portuguese: 34
 Finnish: 32
 Subsaharan African:: 31
 Israeli: 28
 Armenian: 27
 Barbadian: 26
 Iraqi: 26
 Australian: 19
 African: 18
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 17
 Pennsylvania German: 16
 Other Arab: 14
 Slavic: 12
 Slovene: 11
 Belgian: 11
 Turkish: 9
 Afghan: 8
 Nigerian: 8
 Bermudan: 7
 Syrian: 7
 Egyptian: 6
 Acadian/Cajun: 6
 Scandinavian: 5
 Sudanese: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • India (11%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • Italy (8%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Poland (4%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15962
  • Northeast: 7757
  • Midwest: 1171
  • South: 1486
  • West: 370

68% of Westfield residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in New Jersey.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 61
  • 9th grade: 49
  • 10th grade: 33
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 107
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,068
  • Less than 1 year of college: 310
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 894
  • Associate degree: 320
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,945
  • Master's degree: 1,836
  • Professional school degree: 1,038
  • Doctorate degree: 514

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 29
  • 5th and 6th grade: 41
  • 7th and 8th grade: 166
  • 9th grade: 34
  • 10th grade: 39
  • 11th grade: 113
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 172
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,962
  • Less than 1 year of college: 305
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,091
  • Associate degree: 630
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,615
  • Master's degree: 1,835
  • Professional school degree: 568
  • Doctorate degree: 190

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.6%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 1.0%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 15.6%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 2.7%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 3.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 6.4%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $127,488
  • Black householders: $68,001
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $53,597
  • Asian householders: $131,464
  • Some other race householders: $83,696
  • Two or more races householders: $93,102
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $89,890
Westfield household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Westfield household income for Black householders
Westfield household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Westfield household income for Asian householders
Westfield household income for Some other race householders
Westfield household income for Two or more races householders
Westfield household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Westfield marital status for males
Westfield marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $660,358
  • Black or African American householders: $362,955
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $488,844
  • Asian householders: $515,288
  • Some other race householders: $380,274
  • Two or more races householders: $401,131
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $567,431

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,401
  • One, attached: 214
  • Two: 840
  • 3 or 4: 443
  • 5 to 9: 239
  • 10 to 19: 87
  • 20 to 49: 177
  • 50 or more: 410
  • Mobile homes: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $520,394


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Westfield:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Westfield
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (72.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25.0%)
  • Electricity (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (57.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26.4%)
  • Electricity (14.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 284
Here:

7.7%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 253
Here:

15.7%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 269
Here:

38.2%
New Jersey:

30.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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