Westfield is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,134 people and just one neighborhood, Westfield is the 445th largest community in New York. 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
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Westfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Westfield is a village of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Westfield who work in office and administrative support (16.60%), sales jobs (10.22%) and management occupations (8.78%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Westfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Westfield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small village, Westfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.