Westfield, New York

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Population in 2019: 2,967 (84% urban, 16% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.8%
 
Males: 1,376  (46.4%)
Females: 1,591  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

50.2 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 14787.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,080 (it was $32,136 in 2000)
Westfield:

$44,080
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,075 (it was $15,828 in 2000)

Westfield village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $85,608 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Westfield:

$85,608
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $137,747; detached houses: $138,965; townhouses or other attached units: $76,115; in 2-unit structures: $163,231; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $70,824; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $419,597; mobile homes: $54,844

Median gross rent in 2019: $676.

March 2019 cost of living index in Westfield: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.4%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Westfield, NY (2019)
    • 2,34190.2%White alone
    • 1194.6%Hispanic
    • 1154.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Westfield, New York as of July 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westfield is 486 to 1.


Crime rates in Westfield by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(57.6)
2
(58.7)
4
(119.0)
4
(119.4)
5
(151.4)
1
(30.9)
1
(31.8)
2
(64.2)
1
(32.6)
3
(99.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(201.6)
16
(469.9)
18
(535.6)
14
(418.0)
8
(242.2)
6
(185.3)
2
(63.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
3
(99.0)
2
(66.4)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(1,267)
29
(851.7)
36
(1,071)
45
(1,344)
34
(1,029)
15
(463.2)
7
(222.4)
5
(160.6)
5
(163.1)
7
(231.1)
6
(199.2)
11
(369.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(86.4)
1
(29.4)
1
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.3)
3
(92.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index83.281.1106.5115.990.845.119.719.317.936.041.814.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Westfield, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
New York average:

2.92
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Ancestries: Italian (14.1%), English (11.5%), American (10.5%), Swedish (9.3%), Irish (9.2%), German (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1833

Elevation: 754 feet

Land area: 3.81 square miles.

Population density: 779 people per square mile   (low).

Westfield, New York map

191 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This village:

7.4%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,907 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,780 (3.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (29.4 miles , pop. 103,717).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (54.7 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (281.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mayville, NY (2.5 miles ),
Portland, NY (2.7 miles ),
Ripley, NY (2.8 miles ),
Chautauqua, NY (2.9 miles ),
Brocton, NY (2.9 miles ),
Sherman, NY (3.4 miles ),
Stockton, NY (3.4 miles ),
Pomfret, NY (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.32 N, Longitude: 79.58 W

Area code: 716

Distribution of median household income in Westfield, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Westfield, NY in 2019
Westfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $254,600
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $270,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,400
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $245,700
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Westfield, NY residents
Average permit cost in Westfield, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Westfield, NY
Historical housing units in Westfield, NY
Most common industries in Westfield, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Food (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.4%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.7%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Food (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
Most common occupations in Westfield, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)

Average climate in Westfield, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Westfield, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.972. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.972
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Westfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Westfield village center .

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from Westfield center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from Westfield center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 317.3 miles away from Westfield center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 287.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 331.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.2 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 Chautauqua County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Snowstorms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Westfield:

  • WESTFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 189 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB WESTFIELD L L C (26 CASS STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Westfield:

  • HOSPICE CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MAYVILLE, NY)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DUNKIRK, NY)
  • COMMUNITY NURSING NORTH EAST (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; NORTH EAST, PA)

Heliports located in Westfield:

Amtrak station near Westfield:

  • 17 miles: DUNKIRK (108 E. 4TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westfield:

  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 16 miles; Fredonia, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,523)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 24 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (about 26 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Mercyhurst University (about 29 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,888)
  • Gannon University (about 30 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 3,760)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 43 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,746)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 53 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)

Public high school in Westfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Westfield:

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Library in Westfield:

  • PATTERSON LIBRARY (Operating income: $305,313; Location: 40 SOUTH PORTAGE STREET; 48,538 books; 2,938 audio materials; 3,439 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 86 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • You should add the largest cemetery to your list. Westfield Cemetery is indicated on the map as the large green area below the US20 Route sign.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Westfield: Vine City Dairy (A), Westfield Electric Light Station (B), Patterson Library (C), McClurg Museum (D), Eason Hall (E), Absolut Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Westfield (F), Westfield Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westfield include: Italian Christian Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (F), Lakeshore Assembly of God (G), United Methodist Church of Westfield (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint James Cemetery (1), Old Saint James Cemetery (2), Westfield Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Little Chautauqua Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Westfield include: Northlake Recreation Center (1), Lincoln-Bedell Statue Park (2), Moore Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Charles G. Groat - Geologist, Jimmy Caci - Mobster.

Chautauqua County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

NOBLE WINERY (Address: 8664 Hardscrabble Rd , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
JOHNSON ESTATE WINERY (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Westfield that have no violations reported:

  • CHAUTAUQUA ESCAPES (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINEHURST GOLF CLUB (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JACKS BARCELONA DRIVE IN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • PLUMMERS STATELINE RESTAURANT (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

62.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Westfield in 2010:

  • 118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Westfield in 2000:

  • 103 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Westfield (2011 data):

  • Lake Shore Savings Bank: Westfield Branch at 106 East Main Street, branch established on 1998/12/07. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $485.8 mil, Deposits: $383.2 mil, headquarters in Dunkirk, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Westfield Branch at 70 East Main Street, branch established on 1940/02/26. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • KeyBank National Association: Westfield Branch at 50 East Main Street, branch established on 1972/09/07. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

For population 15 years and over in Westfield:

Marital status in Westfield, NY
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Westfield:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
New York average:

13.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Westfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westfield, NY (based on Chautauqua County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,91213
Mainline Protestant18,65986
Evangelical Protestant11,175105
Other2,88419
Orthodox2302
Black Protestant1201
None80,925-
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: 37
Chautauqua County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Chautauqua County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Here:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
Chautauqua County:

11.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Chautauqua County:

29.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.1%
State:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Westfield:

40.5%
New York:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Westfield:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.7%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Westfield:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Westfield:

51.0%
State:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.6%
State:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Westfield, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 8$30,823$46,2350$0
Electric Power 7$55,999$95,9980$0
Financial Administration 6$24,583$49,1660$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$27,468$65,9235$4,619
Sewerage 4$14,754$44,2620$0
Water Supply 3$12,030$48,1200$0
Other and Unallocable 3$14,433$57,7321$226
Other Government Administration 2$9,650$57,9005$1,948
Parks and Recreation 1$3,330$39,9601$819
Police - Other 0$0 3$591
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,459
Totals for Government 39$193,070$59,40618$10,662

Westfield government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,668,000 ($1236.27)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,533,000 ($1190.77)
    Sewerage: $1,302,000 ($438.83)
    Water Utilities: $766,000 ($258.17)
    General - Other: $545,000 ($183.69)
    Police Protection: $412,000 ($138.86)
    Regular Highways: $381,000 ($128.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000 ($47.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000 ($45.50)
    Central Staff Services: $73,000 ($24.60)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($23.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $71,000 ($23.93)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($12.81)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($12.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000 ($12.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000 ($5.06)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($2.70)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($1.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $147,000 ($49.54)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $55,000 ($18.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $240,000 ($80.89)
    General Public Building: $171,000 ($57.63)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($12.81)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($9.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($8.09)
    Parking Facilities: $7,000 ($2.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($2.02)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($1.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,399,000 ($808.56)

Westfield government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,408,000 ($474.55)
    Other: $122,000 ($41.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($21.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($12.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $480,000 ($161.78)
    Other: $82,000 ($27.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $149,000 ($50.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000 ($14.83)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($5.06)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($2.36)
    Rents: $6,000 ($2.02)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($1.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,899,000 ($1314.12)
    Water Utilities: $1,184,000 ($399.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $131,000 ($44.15)
    General Local Government Support: $32,000 ($10.79)
    Other: $4,000 ($1.35)
  • Tax - Property: $1,364,000 ($459.72)
    Public Utilities Sales: $55,000 ($18.54)
    Other License: $21,000 ($7.08)

Westfield government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,022,000 ($681.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,764,000 ($594.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000 ($86.96)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,798,000 ($1280.08)

Westfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $465,000 ($156.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,032,000 ($3044.15)

2.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.81%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Erie County, NY  0.58% ($41,641 average AGI)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.31% ($36,109)
from Erie County, PA  0.19% ($34,326)


3.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Erie County, NY  0.70% ($40,437 average AGI)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.29% ($31,943)
to Erie County, PA  0.19% ($44,787)
Businesses in Westfield, NY
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Tim Hortons1
Chevrolet1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
Nike1

Strongest AM radio stations in Westfield:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRIE (1260 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFNN (1330 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOE (1410 AM; 1 kW; DUNKIRK, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WEYZ (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORTH EAST, PA)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westfield:

  • WBKX (96.5 FM; FREDONIA, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKT (100.9 FM; NORTH EAST, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WUBJ (88.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W205BA (88.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWSE (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WKZA (106.9 FM; LAKEWOOD, NY; Owner: CROSS COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • WRTS (103.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMCE (88.5 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: MERCYHURST COLLEGE)
  • WXKC (99.9 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WFGO (94.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQHZ (102.3 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMHU (101.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, L.L.C.)
  • W211AE (90.1 FM; MAYVILLE, ETC., NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westfield:

  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WICU-TV (Channel 12; ERIE, PA; Owner: SJL OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.)
  • W46BA (Channel 46; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • WJET-TV (Channel 24; ERIE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ERIE, L.L.C.)
  • WSEE-TV (Channel 35; ERIE, PA; Owner: INITIAL BROADCASTING OF PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WQLN (Channel 54; ERIE, PA; Owner: PUBLIC B/C OF NW PENN. INC.)
  • WFXP (Channel 66; ERIE, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Westfield: John H. Haight.

Westfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Westfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 558ft / 170mTotal length
  • $123,308,000Total costs
  • 143,202Total average daily traffic
  • 11,715Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Westfield, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 171950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Westfield, NY
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,1404$92,2808$74,1641$6,2901$48,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$51,1650$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$28,4906$72,8581$27,4400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$75,2730$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0365.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,9201$92,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0365.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westfield, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westfield, NY - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westfield, NY
  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 7.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westfield, NY
  • 48.1%Electricity
  • 47.1%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Westfield compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Westfield on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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