Westfield, Illinois

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Westfield, Illinois

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Westfield strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Westfield Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Westfield Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Westfield, Illinois

Comparing Westfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Age of the Population 5 6
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 2 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Westfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles W of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Clark
Standard Zip Codes 62474
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.456
Longitude -87.996

Westfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Westfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 678 100%
Male 335 49.4%
Female 343 50.6%
Under 18 183 27%
18+ 495 73%
65+ 112 16.5%
Median Age 37.4
Average Family Size 2.98
White 664 97.9%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Westfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 669
Growth -9
Growth % -1.3%

Westfield Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 28.3%
German 23.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.4%
English 11.3%
Irish 10.2%
European 4.5%
Scottish 2.6%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Welsh 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Dutch 0.8%
Norwegian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Westfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Parker (62474)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Westfield 678 $37,941
Ashmore 809 $42,337
Casey 2,942 $36,941
Charleston 21,039 $44,312
Kansas 842 $34,318
Martinsville 1,225 $36,853
Oakland 996 $38,167
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