Westfield is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 589 people and just one neighborhood, Westfield is the 730th largest community in Illinois. Westfield has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Westfield is a blue-collar town, with 37.68% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Westfield is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westfield who work in sales jobs (12.68%), management occupations (10.92%) and office and administrative support (8.80%).
A relatively large number of people in Westfield telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.49% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Westfield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Westfield is worth considering.
Being a small village, Westfield does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.