Westfield, Massachusetts Population 2020

41,410

Westfield is a city located in Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 41,410, it is the 32nd largest city in Massachusetts and the 946th largest city in the United States. Westfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually but its population has increased by 0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,094 in 2010. Westfield reached it's highest population of 41,699 in 2015. Spanning over 47 miles, Westfield has a population density of 895 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westfield is $82,281 with a poverty rate of 7.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $961 per month, and the median house value is $227,400. The median age in Westfield is 39.1 years, 36.2 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males.

Westfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westfield was:

  • White: 92.25%
  • Asian: 2.90%
  • Black or African American: 1.92%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westfield, Massachusetts is 41,410, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 41,680.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 41,094.

Westfield, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,37792.25%
Asian1,2072.90%
Black or African American8001.92%
Some Other Race7301.75%
Two or More Races4471.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.09%

Westfield Population Pyramid 2020

Westfield Median Age

39.1


Total

36.2


Male

41.7


Female

Westfield Adults

There are 33,869 adults, (6,812 of whom are seniors) in Westfield.

Westfield Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Westfield Sex Ratio

Female

21,538

51.78%

Male

20,061

48.22%

Westfield Households and Families

Westfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All67.8%32.2%
Female61.5%38.5%
Non Family52.3%47.7%
Male47.8%52.2%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2722.567.8
Married7,2463.2483.1
Non Family5,4131.352.3
Female1,8662.9361.5
Male7473.0447.8

3.08

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westfield Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0794.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,4665.47%
High School Graduate7,67028.63%
Some College5,09519.02%
Associates Degree2,70510.10%
Bachelors Degree5,69121.24%
Graduate Degree3,08711.52%

Westfield Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,63422,0178,185
Hispanic1,8661,356190
Asian798446264
Other Race37930487
Black33723547
Multiple Races220210133
Native American2525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 60.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,936$51,183$35,815
Less Than High School$33,653$36,039$30,781
High School Grad$38,155$45,771$21,771
Some College$37,854$48,462$30,876
Bachelors Degree$60,465$64,916$50,462
Graduate Degree$71,711$86,858$63,338

$43,936

Average Earnings

$51,183

Average Male

$35,815

Average Female

Westfield Language

Westfield Language by Age

Westfield Language

84.76% of Westfield residents speak only English, while 15.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.68% of the population.

Westfield Poverty

Westfield Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,3921,8445.69%
Hispanic3,54172020.33%
Black65117226.42%
Other72115621.64%
Asian1,154353.03%
Multiple396164.04%

7.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.30%

Male Poverty Rate

8.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westfield is Black, with 26.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westfield is Asian, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.12%
High School9.61%
Some College6.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.32%
Female Unemployed6.39%
Female Employed5.94%
Male Employed2.48%

Westfield Income

Westfield Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,660$82,281
Families$79,002$99,274
Married Families$98,237-
Non Families$39,401$48,717

Westfield Marital Status

Westfield Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Westfield Married by Age and Sex

Westfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Westfield Marital Status by Race

Westfield Veterans

2,690

Number of Veterans

2,424

Male Veterans

266

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam985
Second Gulf War524
First Gulf War440
Korea251
World War II100
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74865
75+579
35 to 54558
55 to 64438
18 to 34250
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6348.39%
Hispanic1646.87%
Asian222.31%
Black203.04%
Other102.16%
2 or More41.16%

$Westfield Veterans by Education

2.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westfield Employment Status

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Westfield Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.92%

Born in Massachusetts

90.04%

Native Born

9.96%

Foreign Born

3.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.04% of Westfield residents were born in the United States, with 69.92% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202041,410-135-0.32%
201941,545-135-0.32%
201841,6802450.59%
201741,435-135-0.32%
201641,570-129-0.31%
201541,699570.14%
201441,642790.19%
201341,5632950.71%
201241,268-138-0.33%
201141,4062860.70%
201041,1201,0480.26%
200040,0721,7000.43%
199038,3721,9070.51%
198036,4655,0321.50%
197031,4335,1311.80%
196026,3025,3402.30%
195020,9622,1691.10%
194018,793-982-0.51%
193019,7751,1710.61%
192018,6042,5601.49%
191016,0443,7342.68%
190012,3102,5052.30%
18909,8052,2182.60%
18807,5871,0681.53%
18706,5191,4642.58%
18605,0558751.92%
18504,1800.00%