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

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 8,321 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 1,153 (13.86%)
Kindergarten: 611 (7.34%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 3,711 (44.6%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,610 (19.35%)
College or graduate school: 1,236 (14.85%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 20,052 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 359 (1.79%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 572 (2.85%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 3,030 (15.11%)
Some college, no degree: 2,600 (12.97%)
Associate degree: 950 (4.74%)
Bachelor's degree: 6,560 (32.71%)
Graduate or professional degree: 5,981 (29.83%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 95.4%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 62.5%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 22,411 (100%)
Never married: 4,604 (20.54%)
Now married, except separated: 15,123 (67.48%)
Separated: 155 (0.69%)
Total Widowed: 1,451 (6.47%)
Widowed Female: 1,208 (5.39%)
Total Divorced: 1,078 (4.81%)
Divorced Female: 708 (3.16%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 252 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 60 (23.81%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 21,195 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 2,264 (10.68%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 6,497 (100%)
--With a disability: 400 (6.16%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 16,738 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,526 (9.12%)
----Percent employed: 83.9%
--No disability: 15,212 (90.88%)
----Percent employed: 79.9%
Population 65 years and over: 3,830 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,105 (28.85%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 27,251 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 18,177 (66.7%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 8,530 (31.3%)
--Same county: 3,917 (14.37%)
--Different county: 4,613 (16.93%)
----Same state: 2,215 (8.13%)
----Different state: 2,398 (8.8%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 544 (2%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 29,644 (100%)
Native: 26,940 (90.88%)
--Born in United States: 26,746 (100%)
----State of residence: 15,962 (53.85%)
----Different state: 10,784 (36.38%)
--Born outside United States: 194 (0.65%)
Foreign born: 2,704 (9.12%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 878 (2.96%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,501 (5.06%)
--Not a citizen: 1,203 (4.06%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 2,704 (100%)
Europe: 1,266 (46.82%)
Asia: 890 (32.91%)
Africa: 79 (2.92%)
Oceania: 21 (0.78%)
Latin America: 399 (14.76%)
Northern America: 49 (1.81%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 27,251 (100%)
English only: 24,221 (88.88%)
Language other than English: 3,030 (11.12%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 924 (3.39%)
--Spanish: 711 (2.61%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 205 (0.75%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 1,659 (6.09%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 469 (1.72%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 533 (1.96%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 238 (0.87%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 29,644 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 37,477% (126.42%)
Arab: 116 (0.39%)
Czech: 303 (1.02%)
Danish: 66 (0.22%)
Dutch: 359 (1.21%)
English: 3,334 (11.25%)
French (except Basque): 569 (1.92%)
French Canadian: 138 (0.47%)
German: 5,063 (17.08%)
Greek: 308 (1.04%)
Hungarian: 559 (1.89%)
Irish: 6,796 (22.93%)
Italian: 5,963 (20.12%)
Lithuanian: 277 (0.93%)
Norwegian: 331 (1.12%)
Polish: 2,509 (8.46%)
Portuguese: 50 (0.17%)
Russian: 1,422 (4.8%)
Scotch-Irish: 396 (1.34%)
Scottish: 717 (2.42%)
Slovak: 200 (0.67%)
Subsaharan African: 36 (0.12%)
Swedish: 223 (0.75%)
Swiss: 83 (0.28%)
Ukrainian: 281 (0.95%)
United States or American: 1,065 (3.59%)
Welsh: 226 (0.76%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 136 (0.46%)
Other ancestries: 5,951 (20.07%)

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