Westfield, IN

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Population

35,956

4.88% growth

Median Age

34.5


Median Household Income

$89,144

1% decline

Poverty Rate

6.73%


Number of Employees

18,922

6.29% growth

Median Property Value

$232,300

2.79% growth

About

In 2017, Westfield, IN had a population of 36k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $89,144. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Westfield, IN grew from 34,284 to 35,956, a 4.88% increase and its median household income declined from $90,048 to $89,144, a -1% decrease.

The population of Westfield, IN is 87% White Alone, 4.74% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.85% Black or African American Alone. 7.58% of the people in Westfield, IN speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Westfield, IN is $232,300, and the homeownership rate is 81.4%. Most people in Westfield, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Westfield, IN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Westfield, IN employs 18.9k people. The largest industries in Westfield, IN are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,568 people), Retail Trade (2,177 people), and Manufacturing (2,124 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($105,163), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($103,540), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($103,540).

Median household income in Westfield, IN is $89,144. Males in Westfield, IN have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,677. The income inequality in Westfield, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$89,144

2017 value

± $6,370

-1%

1 Year Growth

± 10.4%

Households in Westfield, IN have a median annual income of $89,144, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $90,048 in 2016, which represents a -1% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,508

Average Male Salary

± $1,197

$42,677

Average Female Salary

± $917

In 2017, full-time male employees in Westfield, IN made 1.39 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $60,595 ± $7,828

  2. White

    $45,279 ± $744

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $41,920 ± $17,388

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Westfield, IN workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.34 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Westfield, IN is from Indiana.

0.456

2017 Wage GINI

0.457

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0682% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1104.04

  2. Census Tract 1104.03

  3. Census Tract 1104.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Westfield, IN was Census Tract 1104.04 with a value of $99,706, followed by Census Tract 1104.03 and Census Tract 1104.01, with respective values of $81,386 and $50,317.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.73% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Westfield, IN (2.41k out of 35.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,576 ± 386

  2. Hispanic

    620 ± 281

  3. Other

    428 ± 233

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Westfield, IN is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

18.9k

2017 Value

± 1,080

6.29%

1 Year growth

± 7.64%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Westfield, IN grew at a rate of 6.29%, from 17.8k employees to 18.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Westfield, IN, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,715 people), Management Occupations (2,634 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,016 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Westfield, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Westfield, IN, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,715 people), Management Occupations (2,634 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,016 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Westfield, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.96 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.79 times), and Legal Occupations (1.68 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Westfield, IN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($141,202), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($88,864), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($87,727).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.9k

2017 Value

± 1,080

6.29%

1 Year growth

± 7.64%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Westfield, IN grew at a rate of 6.29%, from 17.8k employees to 18.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Westfield, IN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,568 people), Retail Trade (2,177 people), and Manufacturing (2,124 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Westfield, IN, though some of these residents may live in Westfield, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Westfield, IN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,568 people), Retail Trade (2,177 people), and Manufacturing (2,124 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Westfield, IN has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (1.93 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.88 times), and Utilities (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Westfield, IN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($105,163), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($103,540), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($103,540).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $69.1B

  2. $42.9B

  3. $39.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $69.1B, followed by Base metals with $42.9B and Mixed freight and $39.9B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$446B

2015 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

56.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Indiana trade was $446B. This is expected to increase 56.6% to $698B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.9B

  2. $32.7B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $39.9B, followed by Michigan with $32.7B and Illinois and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.3% of the population of Westfield, IN has health coverage, with 68.6% on employee plans, 4.15% on Medicaid, 7.65% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.26% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Westfield, IN was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Westfield, IN see 1505 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1489 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1852 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,505 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,505 patients per year. This represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1,489 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,078

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,285

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,714

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.7%

Uninsured

68.6%

Employer Coverage

4.15%

Medicaid

7.65%

Medicare

11.7%

Non-Group

1.26%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Westfield, IN declined by 3.57% from 6.95% to 6.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Westfield, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.4% prevalence

  2. 15.1% prevalence

  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

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Diversity

Westfield, IN is home to a population of 36k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.73% of Westfield, IN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Westfield, IN is composed of 31.3k White Alone residents (87%), 1.7k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.74%), 1.38k Black or African American Alone residents (3.85%), 1.13k Asian Alone residents (3.15%), 421 Two or More Races residents (1.17%), 17 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0473%), 7 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0195%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Westfield, IN are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,009 speakers), Arabic (233 speakers), and Vietnamese (187 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Westfield, IN was 34.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Westfield, IN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Westfield, IN residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.73%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.31%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 5.73% of Westfield, IN residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Westfield, IN was 5.31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    106,451 ± 7,946 people

  2. India

    28,953 ± 4,168 people

  3. China

    22,599 ± 3,684 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Westfield, IN was Mexico, the natal country of 106,451 Westfield, IN residents, followed by India with 28,953 and China with 22,599.

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Citizenship

96.7%

2017 Citizenship

97.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.7% of Westfield, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Westfield, IN was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    31.3k ± 717

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.7k ± 486

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.38k ± 527

In 2017, there were 18.4 times more White Alone residents (31.3k people) in Westfield, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.7k Hispanic or Latino and 1.38k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Westfield, IN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,009 speakers (3.23%)

  2. Arabic

    233 speakers (0.746%)

  3. Vietnamese

    187 speakers (0.599%)

7.58% of Westfield, IN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Westfield, IN was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3.23% of the overall population of Westfield, IN are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.746% speak Arabic and 0.599% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    291 ± 108

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    240 ± 116

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    227 ± 99

Westfield, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Westfield, IN was $232,300 in 2017, which is 1.07 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $226,000 to $232,300, a 2.79% increase. The homeownership rate in Westfield, IN is 81.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Westfield, IN have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Westfield, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$89,144

Median Household Income

± $6,370

12.5k

Number of Households

± 868

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.5k households in Westfield, IN declined from $89,144 from the previous year's value of $90,048.

The following chart displays the households in Westfield, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$232,300

2017 Median

± $9,073

$226,000

2016 Median

± $8,964

In 2017, the median property value in Westfield, IN grew to to $232,300 from the previous year's value of $226,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Westfield, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Westfield, IN the largest share of households have a property value in the $250k - $300k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Westfield, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Westfield, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

81.4%

2017 Homeownership

79.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.4% of the housing units in Westfield, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Westfield, IN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Westfield, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Westfield, IN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Westfield, IN have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.572% of the workforce in Westfield, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.3%

  2. Worked At Home

    6.64%

  3. Carpooled

    6.35%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Westfield, IN was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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