Westfield, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 5,232. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,195 (-0.7% change)
Males: 2,524 (48.2%), Females: 2,708 (51.8%)

Chautauqua County

Zip code: 14787

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $32,534 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,600 (year 2000)

Races in Westfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (25.4%), English (21.3%), Irish (15.9%), Italian (12.7%), United States (8.6%), Swedish (7.1%).

Elevation: 754 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Westfield

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westfield town

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1.3% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Westfield:

  • WESTFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (189 E MAIN ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Westfield:

  • BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; DUNKIRK, NY)
  • WOMANS CHRISTIAN ASSOC HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY)
  • CORRY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; CORRY, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Westfield:

  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 26 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; ID: JHW)
  • ERIE INTL/TOM RIDGE FIELD (about 45 miles; ERIE, PA; ID: ERI)
  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 69 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; ID: FKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Westfield:

  • DART (about 9 miles; MAYVILLE, NY; ID: D79)
  • PRATT’S EASTERN DIVIDE (about 14 miles; SHERMAN, NY; ID: D88)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/DUNKIRK (about 25 miles; DUNKIRK, NY; ID: DKK)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westfield:

  • SUNY COLLEGE AT FREDONIA (about 18 miles; FREDONIA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,758)
  • JAMESTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; FT enrollment: 2,662)
  • NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 33 miles; ERIE, PA; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 36 miles; EDINBORO, PA; FT enrollment: 6,631)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV-PENN ST ERIE-BEHREND COLL (about 36 miles; ERIE, PA; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • MERCYHURST COLLEGE (about 36 miles; ERIE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,824)
  • GANNON UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; ERIE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,766)

Schools

Public high school in Westfield:

  • WESTFIELD HS (Students: 307; Location: 203 E MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Westfield:

  • WESTFIELD ES (Students: 384; Location: 203 E MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WESTFIELD MS (Students: 206; Location: 203 E MAIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Westfield:

  • PATTERSON LIBRARY (Operating income: $266,688; Location: 40 SOUTH PORTAGE STREET; 43,592 books; 2,135 audio materials; 2,397 video materials; 109 serial subscriptions)