The City of Westfield had a population of 42,307 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Westfield is located at latitude 42.1388 and longitude -72.7559 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 46.26 sq. miles and a water area of 1.06 sq. miles. Hampden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 141 feet.
The City of Westfield (GNIS ID: 618193) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Westfield: Kee, Warronoco, Westfield Centre.
|Population in Households||39,232|
|Population in Familes||31,408|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,075|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||16,313 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||10,344 (63.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,426 (33.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||543 ( 3.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$224,233|
|Average Home Value||$244,139|
|Median Household Income||$57,786|
|Average Household Income||$79,206|
|Per Capita Income||$30,385|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.05%|
|Per Capita Income||1.38%|
The table below compares Westfield to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 32||87th|
|Population Density1||# 167||33rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 72||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 171||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 181||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.