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The economy of Westfield, MA employs 21,145 people. The economy of Westfield, MA is specialized in Manufacturing; Retail trade; and Educational Services, which employ respectively 1.32; 1.31; and 1.2 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Westfield, MA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (3,299), Retail trade (3,217), and Manufacturing (2,706), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,536), Finance & Insurance ($57,803), and Transportation & Warehousing ($50,281).

Median household income in Westfield, MA is $62,969. Males in Westfield, MA have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,081. The income inequality of Westfield, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.435 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Westfield, MA. In Hampden County, MA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 70 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,630. Suffolk County, MA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Massachusetts.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Westfield, MA is from the county of Hampden County, MA.

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Westfield, MA is home to a population of 41,486 people, from which 96.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Westfield, MA is composed of 35,910 White residents (86.6%), 3,179 Hispanic residents (7.66%), 930 Asian residents (2.24%), 733 Black residents (1.77%), and 571 Two+ residents (1.38%). The most common foreign languages in Westfield, MA are Spanish (1,344 speakers), Russian (1,153 speakers), and Other Slavic (788 speakers), but compared to other places, Westfield, MA has a relative high number of Other Slavic (788 speakers), Russian (1,153 speakers), and Other Indo-European (450 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Westfield, MA awarded 1,691 degrees. The student population of Westfield, MA is skewed towards females, with 715 male students and 976 female students. Most students in Westfield, MA are White (1,390 and 82.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (104 and 6.15%), Black or African American (61 and 3.61%), and Two or more races (59 and 3.49%). The largest universities in Westfield, MA by number of graduates are Westfield State University (1,691 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Westfield, MA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (230 and 13.6%), General Business (208 and 12.3%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (198 and 11.7%). The median tuition costs in Westfield, MA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $970 and $7,050 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Westfield, MA is $222,200, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $222,700 to $222,200, a 0.22% increase. The homeownership rate of Westfield, MA is 68.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Westfield, MA have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Westfield, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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