Westfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 37,221 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 $90,048.00.
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 87.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Westfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westfield who work in sales jobs (14.09%), management occupations (14.07%), and office and administrative support (10.20%).
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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Westfield is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Westfield area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
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 54.79% 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 $36,855, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,420 for a family of four. However, Westfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 French .
The most common language spoken in Westfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.