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Westfield, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Westfield had a population of 3,187 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Westfield is located at latitude 42.3219 and longitude -79.5748 in Chautauqua County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Westfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chautauqua County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 745 feet.

The Village of Westfield (GNIS ID: 2391213) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Westfield is located within Town of Westfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chautauqua County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westfield: The Crossroads.

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Westfield, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,187
Population in Households 3,072
Population in Familes 2,398
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density1 834
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,318
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 814
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 932 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 385 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $89,537
Average Home Value $111,749


Median Household Income $37,062
Average Household Income $49,406
Per Capita Income $21,004
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.38%
Households 0.04% -0.23%
Families -0.25% -0.35%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Westfield, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westfield to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 474 60th
Population Density1 # 766 36th
Diversity Index2 # 763 36th
Median Household Income # 1130 6th
Per Capita Income # 1100 8th

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