Westfield, Maine

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Westfield, Maine

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Westfield Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Westfield, Maine

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 9
Male Share of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 6 7
Female Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 5 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Housing Recently Built 6 3
People Living Alone 5 8
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Westfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 231 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 329 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04787
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.57
Longitude -67.923

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 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 29 to 48 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 47 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 51 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station HOULTON 5 N
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 23 F
Apr Temp 29 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
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Westfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 559 100%
Male 276 49.4%
Female 283 50.6%
Under 18 114 20.4%
18+ 445 79.6%
65+ 90 16.1%
Median Age 43.9
Average Family Size 2.83
White 546 97.7%
African-American 2 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Westfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 555
Growth -4
Growth % -0.7%

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
English 30.8%
French (except Basque) 20%
Irish 12.5%
Scotch-Irish 7%
US/American 6.4%
Scottish 6.4%
German 4.9%
Canadian 4.5%
Dutch 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
Italian 2.3%
French Canadian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Westfield 559 $33,409
Blaine 806 $33,056
Bridgewater 612 $33,125
Chapman 465 $43,542
Easton 1,249 $36,500
Mars Hill 1,480 $33,333
Presque Isle 9,511 $37,090
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