U.S. Beacon September 22, 2021

Westfield, NJ

Union County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.649869     Longitude: -74.343183
Population 29,918 (2005)
Elevation of Westfield, New Jersey: 126 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3479040, place: Westfield town, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 21,950 (100%)
In labor force: 14,907 (67.91%)
--Civilian labor force: 14,907 (67.91%)
----Employed: 14,575 (66.4%)
----Unemployed: 332 (1.51%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 2.2%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 7,043 (32.09%)
Females 16 years and over: 11,792 (53.72%)
In labor force: 6,687 (30.46%)
--Civilian labor force: 6,687 (30.46%)
----Employed: 6,595 (30.05%)
Own children under 6 years: 2,968 (13.52%)
All parents in family in labor force: 1,482 (6.75%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 14,368 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 10,447 (72.71%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 789 (5.49%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 2,053 (14.29%)
Walked: 295 (2.05%)
Other means: 85 (0.59%)
Worked at home: 699 (4.86%)
Mean travel time to work: 33 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 14,575 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 8,811 (60.45%)
Service occupations: 1,102 (7.56%)
Sales and office occupations: 3,510 (24.08%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 8 (0.05%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 484 (3.32%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 660 (4.53%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 10 (0.07%)
Construction: 452 (3.1%)
Manufacturing: 1,554 (10.66%)
Wholesale trade.: 580 (3.98%)
Retail trade: 1,032 (7.08%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 549 (3.77%)
Information: 801 (5.5%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 2,184 (14.98%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 2,616 (17.95%)
Educational, health and social services: 3,278 (22.49%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 647 (4.44%)
Other services (except public administration): 470 (3.22%)
Public administration: 402 (2.76%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 11,642 (79.88%)
Government workers: 1,938 (13.3%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 942 (6.46%)
Unpaid family workers: 53 (0.36%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 10,639 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 305 (2.87%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 212 (1.99%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 653 (6.14%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 580 (5.45%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 815 (7.66%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,472 (13.84%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,350 (12.69%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 2,324 (21.84%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 1,143 (10.74%)
$200,000 or more: 1,785 (16.78%)
Median household income: $98,390

With earnings: 8,969 (84.3%)
--Mean earnings: $129,202
With Social Security income: 2,626 (24.68%)
--Mean Social Security income: $14,443
With Supplemental Security Income: 205 (1.93%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,833
With public assistance income: 93 (0.87%)
--Mean public assistance income: $7,262
With retirement income: 1,927 (18.11%)
--Mean retirement income: $20,049

Families: 8,208 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 106 (1.29%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 48 (0.58%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 219 (2.67%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 289 (3.52%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 531 (6.47%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,169 (14.24%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,084 (13.21%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 2,064 (25.15%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 1,013 (12.34%)
$200,000 or more: 1,685 (20.53%)
Median family income: $112,145

Per capita income: $47,187

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $82,420
Female full-time, year-round workers: $45,305

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 136 (1.66%)
--With related children under 18 years: 122 (1.49%)
----With related children under 5 years: 30 (0.37%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 84 (1.02%)
--With related children under 18 years: 78 (0.95%)
----With related children under 5 years: 10 (0.12%)
Individuals: 791 (9.64%)
--18 years and over: 506 (6.16%)
----65 years and over: 118 (1.44%)
--Related children under 18 years: 281 (3.42%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 247 (3.01%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 304 (3.7%)

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