Westfield

Westfield was originally formed as a township in 1794 making it one of New Jersey’s first 104 townships.

Welcome to Westfield

Westfield Homes For Sale

Town Information For Westfield NJ 07091

Why would you live in Westfield? The better question is why wouldn’t you live in Westfield? The suburb is 6.719 square miles with a small-town feel and so much to offer. Westfield was originally formed as a township in 1794 making it one of New Jersey’s first 104 townships. And one of the safest at that, Westfield is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States with its own police and fire department. The gorgeous town has been home to people like Chris Christie, Billy Ard, and even Langston Hughes.

Westfield real estate offers a range of homes including townhouses, condos, single and multi-family homes ranging from $200,000 up to in the millions, but mainly focuses on beautiful high-end homes in the million-dollar range.

School System

Westfield has a great school system. Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, McKinley, Tamaques, and Wilson are all elementary schools for students in first through fifth grade. Thomas Alva Edison and Roosevelt are both intermediate schools for sixth through eighth graders. Lastly, all high school students attend Westfield High School. If you’re looking to further your education, Union County College is nearby. Also, Seton Hall University is only 8 miles away and Kean University is only 7 miles away.

Working in Westfield

The unemployment rate in Westfield as of September 2015 is only 3.9% with many opportunities to work locally. If you already have or wish to have a job in New York City, Westfield is the perfect place to commute from, being only 35 minutes away by car. New Jersey Transit offers a route from Westfield Train Station to Newark Penn Station with a connecting route to New York Penn Station, which takes only 50 minutes. New Jersey Transit also provides bus routes from multiple places in Westfield to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging from 45 minutes to an hour. Another plus if you’re traveling, Newark International Airport is only 20 minutes away from Westfield.

Downtown and Other Historical Attractions

Westfield isn’t just for families; all residents of any age, gender, or ethnicity can enjoy the Downtown portion of Westfield. Downtown Westfield offers over 40 restaurants and eateries of all different types and cultures as well as over 200 retail establishments and 400 commercial enterprises. Westfield’s downtown is so intriguing that a few of its landmarks have been featured on NBC’s show, Ed. Shopping and restaurants isn’t the only thing that the suburb has to offer. The Westfield Memorial Library, originally founded in 1873, houses 24 public computers, over 250,000 books, a youth services area, and areas for studying. The library also offers computer instruction services, children’s storytime, and classes for both adults and children. Another historic place to visit is the Miller-Cory House Museum, which gives its visitors an idea of what it was like to live during colonial times.

Climate and Nature

The residents of this glorious township can enjoy all 4 seasons. Brightwood Park in Westfield is perfect for people who enjoy the beauty of nature. The 44-acre park includes a pond, a picnic area, and nature trails. If you happen to enjoy the beach in the warmer months of the year, Westfield is less than an hour drive from the gorgeous beaches of the Jersey Shore.

Westfield is a beautiful, historical, entertaining, and safe town in Northern New Jersey, why not live there?

Overview for Westfield, NJ

30,950 people live in Westfield, where the median age is 40.9 and the average individual income is $89,226. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,950

Total Population

40.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$89,226

Average individual Income

Around Westfield, NJ

There's plenty to do around Westfield, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
49
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
41
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Autumn Harvest Health Foods, Craft, and Out Run Your Fork.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.04 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.2 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.27 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.36 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.01 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.33 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Westfield, NJ

Westfield has 10,514 households, with an average household size of 2.91. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Westfield do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,950 people call Westfield home. The population density is 4,602.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,950

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.9

Median Age

48.36 / 51.64%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,514

Total Households

2.91

Average Household Size

$89,226

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Westfield, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Westfield. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Roosevelt Intermediate School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Franklin Elementary School
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Presbyterian Nursery School & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Westfield Daycare Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Westfield Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
McKinley Elementary School
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
4/5
Trivium Academy Of New Jersey
PRIVATE
1st - 5th
No rating available
Westfield Area Y Early Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Westfield Y Childrens Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Thomas Edison Intermediate School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Wilson Elementary School
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
4/5
Nj Classical Academy
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Lincoln Early Childhood Center
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
Washington Elementary School
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Precious People Early Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Pauls Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Jefferson Elementary School
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
4/5
Tamaques Elementary School
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
4/5
Temple Emanu-El Early Childhood Education Program
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Here We Grow Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Westfield Area Y Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
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