Westfield, VT Demographics


Population (year 2000): 503. Estimated population in July 2005: 531 (+5.6% change)
Males: 253 (50.3%), Females: 250 (49.7%)

Orleans County

Median resident age: 43.9 years
Median household income: $38,021 (year 2000)
Median house value: $78,600 (year 2000)

Races in Westfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (28.6%), Irish (13.9%), English (11.7%), Italian (9.1%), French Canadian (7.4%), United States (7.4%).

Elevation: 825 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Westfield

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westfield town

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

4.6% Foreign born (2.8% North America, 1.0% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+15.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Westfield:

  • NORTH COUNTRY HOSPITAL & HLTH CENTER (about 17 miles; NEWPORT, VT)
  • COPLEY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; MORRISVILLE, VT)
  • NORTHEASTERN VERMONT REG HOSPITAL (about 44 miles; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Westfield:

  • BURLINGTON INTL (about 58 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; ID: BTV)
  • CLINTON CO (about 77 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; ID: PLB)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 101 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Westfield:

  • NEWPORT STATE (about 15 miles; NEWPORT, VT; ID: EFK)
  • MORRISVILLE-STOWE STATE (about 28 miles; MORRISVILLE, VT; ID: MVL)
  • CALEDONIA COUNTY (about 37 miles; LYNDONVILLE, VT; ID: 6B8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westfield:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 55 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; FT enrollment: 8,852)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 58 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 73 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; FT enrollment: 5,601)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; FT enrollment: 2,265)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 82 miles; HANOVER, NH; FT enrollment: 5,309)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 96 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; FT enrollment: 3,542)

Libraries

Library in Westfield:

  • HITCHCOCK MUSEUM & (Operating income: $5,142; Location: P.O. BOX 87; 3,680 books; 16 audio materials; 17 video materials; 20 serial subscriptions)