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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Westfield NJ General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||30,851||8,899,339|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||30,316||8,791,909|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||1.8%||1.2%|
|Population, 2010 ||30,316||8,791,894|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.6%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||30.0%||23.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||13.1%||13.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.9%||51.3% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||88.2%||68.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||3.2%||13.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||5.7%||8.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||2.0%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||4.9%||17.7%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||84.5%||59.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||91.7%||90.1%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||10.8%||21.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||14.8%||30.0%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||96.4%||88.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||65.8%||35.8%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,052||437,652|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||34.3||30.4|
|Housing units, 2010 ||10,950||3,553,562|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||79.9%||65.6%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||18.2%||36.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$656,900||$327,100|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||10,208||3,186,418|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.96||2.71|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$65,022||$36,027|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$132,723||$71,629|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||2.7%||10.4%|
|Business Attributes||Westfield||New Jersey|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||3,473||781,622|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||7.7%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.4%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||8.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||8.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||27.2%||27.3% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||0||116,608,094|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||27,097||233,413,004|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||323,500||124,813,580|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$11,041||$14,453|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||42,097||19,993,613|
|Geographic Attributes||Westfield||New Jersey|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||6.72||7,354.22|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||4,512.0||1,195.5|
|FIPS Code ||79040||34|
|Counties ||Union County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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