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Westfield, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Westfield,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 30,890 (Urban population: 29,644, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 11,107 (10,594 occupied: 8,671 owner occupied, 1,934 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

18%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,650 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $436,799.

Median contract rent in 2016: $981 (lower quartile is $707, upper quartile is $1,195)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,975


Median gross rent in Westfield, NJ in 2016: $1,048

Housing units in Westfield with a mortgage: 5,885 (25 second mortgage, 840 home equity loan, 57 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,786

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $212,286

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $126,522

Median monthly housing costs: $2,533


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Westfield, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $709,834 (it was $338,300 in 2000)
Westfield:

$709,834
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $525,319 - $956,468

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $822,822
Here:

$822,822
State:

$401,764

Townhouses or other attached units: $577,622
Here:

$577,622
State:

$266,552

In 2-unit structures: $554,282
Here:

$554,282
State:

$327,480

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,466
Here:

$194,466
State:

$297,734

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $827,425
Here:

$827,425
State:

$275,779
Median year house/condo built: 1949

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,725
  • In family households: 27,874 (4,725 male householders, 3,643 female householders)
    7,593 spouses, 11,360 children (10,894 natural, 133 adopted, 266 stepchildren), 167 grandchildren, 35 brothers or sisters, 288 parents, 217 other relatives, 69 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,558 (658 male householders (569 living alone)), 1,618 female householders (1,514 living alone)), 261 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 290

Size of family households: 2,690 2-persons, 2,217 3-persons, 2,315 4-persons, 822 5-persons, 266 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,067 1-person, 164 2-persons, 24 4-persons.

7,886 married couples with children.
756 single-parent households (185 men, 571 women).

82.3% of residents of Westfield speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
5.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,857 (12.6%)
(70.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

8.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Westfield, New Jersey:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2241 bedroom
  • 5762 bedrooms
  • 2,9583 bedrooms
  • 3,2784 bedrooms
  • 1,5565+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Westfield population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westfield, New Jersey:

  • 141no bedroom
  • 5891 bedroom
  • 6422 bedrooms
  • 4673 bedrooms
  • 984 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Westfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Westfield in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 177no vehicle
  • 1,6021 vehicle
  • 4,4112 vehicles
  • 2,0673 vehicles
  • 3704 vehicles
  • 665+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Westfield population

Cars and other vehicles available in Westfield in renter-occupied apartments

  • 242no vehicle
  • 9411 vehicle
  • 6862 vehicles
  • 643 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Westfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westfield, New Jersey:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1003 rooms
  • 2054 rooms
  • 3325 rooms
  • 1,0516 rooms
  • 1,3967 rooms
  • 1,8818 rooms
  • 3,5509+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Westfield population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westfield, New Jersey:

  • 1311 room
  • 632 rooms
  • 4483 rooms
  • 4154 rooms
  • 3145 rooms
  • 3356 rooms
  • 977 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 1199+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Westfield population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Westfield, NJ household income distribution

  • Westfield, NJ household income distribution
  • 137Less than $10,000
  • 205$10,000 to $14,999
  • 117$15,000 to $19,999
  • 176$20,000 to $24,999
  • 197$25,000 to $29,999
  • 191$30,000 to $34,999
  • 186$35,000 to $39,999
  • 203$40,000 to $44,999
  • 189$45,000 to $49,999
  • 466$50,000 to $59,999
  • 755$60,000 to $74,999
  • 699$75,000 to $99,999
  • 653$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,012$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,364$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,530$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Westfield, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Westfield, NJ
  • 19Less than $10,000
  • 21$10,000 to $14,999
  • 24$40,000 to $49,999
  • 50$50,000 to $59,999
  • 11$60,000 to $69,999
  • 27$100,000 to $124,999
  • 31$125,000 to $149,999
  • 71$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 55$200,000 to $249,999
  • 60$250,000 to $299,999
  • 518$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,082$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,241$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2,193$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,023$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 335$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 221$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Westfield, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Westfield, NJ
  • 40$200 to $249
  • 22$250 to $299
  • 47$300 to $349
  • 32$400 to $449
  • 20$450 to $499
  • 20$550 to $599
  • 12$600 to $649
  • 13$650 to $699
  • 39$750 to $799
  • 43$800 to $899
  • 104$900 to $999
  • 248$1,000 to $1,249
  • 345$1,250 to $1,499
  • 616$1,500 to $1,999
  • 153$2,000 to $2,499
  • 162$2,500 to $2,999
  • 79$3,000 to $3,499
  • 8$3,500 or more
  • 57No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6052010 or later
  • 6522000 to 2009
  • 8281990 to 1999
  • 6471980 to 1989
  • 4591970 to 1979
  • 720Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Westfield population
Westfield commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 327
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 978
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,318
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,049
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,208
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 640
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,623
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 565
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 611
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,556
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,762
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,235
Westfield, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 41.5%
Number of people working at home: 1,167 (7.8% of all workers)

Westfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,995 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 1,108 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 214 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 12 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 114 (1%)
  • Railroad: 75 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 59 (0%)
  • Taxi: 201 (2%)
  • Walked: 333 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,167 (10%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 2,219
 American: 1,853
 Irish: 1,844
 Russian: 686
 Polish: 622
 German: 542
 English: 479
 Eastern European: 368
 European: 304
 Portuguese: 225
 Ukrainian: 171
 Dutch: 137
 British: 97
 Turkish: 90
 Scottish: 74
 Greek: 68
 French (except Basque): 59
 Palestinian: 54
 Brazilian: 54
 Canadian: 45
 Lebanese: 43
 Egyptian: 42
 Austrian: 42
 Lithuanian: 41
 Hungarian: 39
 Scotch-Irish: 37
 Israeli: 36
 Latvian: 34
 Norwegian: 31
 Cypriot: 30
 Swiss: 30
 Haitian: 25
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 25
 Jamaican: 21
 Slovak: 20
 Czech: 20
 Danish: 19
 Welsh: 15
 Romanian: 15
 French Canadian: 14
 Swedish: 14
 African: 8
 Syrian: 7

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

  • 17%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Portugal
  • 6%India
  • 6%Ukraine
  • 4%Russia
  • 4%Taiwan
  • 4%Philippines

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

  • This state: 14,912
  • Other state: 11,088
  • Northeast: 8,496
  • Midwest: 906
  • South: 1,108
  • West: 369

91% of Westfield residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in New Jersey.

Westfield:

90.8%
State average:

89.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 35
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 30
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,160
  • Less than 1 year of college: 177
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 769
  • Associate degree: 398
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,435
  • Master's degree: 2,291
  • Professional school degree: 1,092
  • Doctorate degree: 461

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 61
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 33
  • 7th and 8th grade: 42
  • 9th grade: 19
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 108
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,502
  • Less than 1 year of college: 320
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 564
  • Associate degree: 619
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,621
  • Master's degree: 2,187
  • Professional school degree: 668
  • Doctorate degree: 175

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 12.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 11.7%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 13.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.7%Males
  • 2.9%Females
Westfield marital status for males
Westfield marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,737
  • One, attached: 278
  • Two: 765
  • 3 or 4: 333
  • 5 to 9: 285
  • 10 to 19: 100
  • 20 to 49: 145
  • 50 or more: 438
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 34

Median worth of mobile homes: $1,451,470

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 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 (87.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.3%)
  • Electricity (4.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (68.7%)
  • Electricity (22.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • No fuel used (3.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 210
Here:

5.0%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 260
Here:

11.6%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 327
Here:

34.5%
New Jersey:

25.9%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)