Living in Westfield, NJ

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Westfield SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
9.5
Education
10
Commute
2

Westfield, NJ Crime Report

221
Total Crimes
736.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-71.33%
Below National Average

Westfield, NJ Cost Of Living

170
Westfield's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average

Westfield, New Jersey Info Snack

Westfield is a town in Union County of New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the town's population was 30,316, reflecting an increase of 672 (+2.3%) from the 29,644 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 774 (+2.7%) from the 28,870 counted in the 1990 Census. According to a 2014 nationwide survey, Westfield is considered to be the 30th-safest city to live in the United States.
Population
30,086
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
2.9%
Median Home
$727,600
Median Income
$168,721
Median Rent
$1,663

Westfield, NJ Photos

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Rankings for Westfield in New Jersey

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Map Of Westfield, NJ

Population over time in Westfield

Year Population % Change
2017 30,086 -1.7%
2016 30,591 0.5%
2015 30,438 -0.4%
2014 30,552 -0.3%
2013 30,647 0.4%
2012 30,525 0.8%
2011 30,296 0.7%
2010 30,095 0.5%
2009 29,950 -
Crime/100k Westfield NJ USA
Violent Crime 13.3 208.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 6.7 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 6.7 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 723.1 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 80.0 215.9 376.0
Larceny 556.5 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 86.6 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Westfield

White
80.3% (24,152)
African American
2.7% (823)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
7.1% (2,147)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.7% (203)
Two Or More
1.5% (460)
Hispanic
7.6% (2,301)
Race Westfield NJ USA
White 80.3% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 2.7% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 7.1% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.6% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Westfield, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
2.3% (67,850)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.0% (60,891)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.9% (87,857)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.7% (112,213)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.6% (169,045)
$50,000 to $74,999
6.9% (206,159)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.1% (213,698)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.3% (460,162)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.6% (379,844)
$200,000 or more
41.6% (1,250,877)
Income Westfield NJ USA
Less than $10,000 2.3% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.0% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.9% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.7% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.6% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 6.9% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.1% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.3% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.6% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 41.6% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Westfield

Female
52.3% (15,720)
Male
47.7% (14,365)
Gender Westfield NJ USA
Female 52.3% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Westfield for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (300)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (300)
High School / GED
11.0% (3,309)
Some College
8.0% (2,406)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,504)
Bachelor's Degree
39.0% (11,733)
Master's Degree
22.0% (6,618)
Professional Degree
9.0% (2,707)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (1,203)
Education Westfield NJ USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 11.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 8.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 39.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 9.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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