Also See: Westfield, MA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Westfield had a population of 42,403 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Westfield is located at latitude 42.1251 and longitude -72.7495 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westfield 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Westfield: Kee, Warronoco, Westfield Centre.
|Total Population||42,403 (100%)|
|Population in Households||39,358 (92.8%)|
|Population in Families||31,431 (74.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||3,045 ( 7.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$63,594|
|Average Household Income||$87,255|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$32,858|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||16,351 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||10,232 (62.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,542 (33.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||577 ( 3.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$255,292|
|Average Home Value||$285,032|
|Housing Affordability Index3||118|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.41%|
|Per Capita Income||2.12%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.4%|
The table below compares Westfield to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 33||87th|
|Population Density||# 171||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 182||26th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 154||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 192||22nd|
|Diversity Index||# 70||72nd|
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