Westfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 36,738 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Westfield is the 30th largest community in Indiana. Westfield has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Westfield, where the median household income is $85,071.00.
Westfield real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Westfield house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Westfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Westfield is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westfield who work in management occupations (13.87%), sales jobs (12.33%), and office and administrative support (10.08%).
Also of interest is that Westfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Westfield is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Westfield a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Westfield has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Westfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Westfield, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Westfield is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 57.75% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Westfield in 2010 was $36,951, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,804 for a family of four.
Westfield is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Westfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Westfield include Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Westfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.