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The Village of Westfield had a population of 557 as of July 1, 2016. Westfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Westfield is located at latitude 39.4554 and longitude -87.9967 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Westfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 758 feet.

The Village of Westfield (GNIS ID: 2400151) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Westfield is located within Township of Westfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Westfield, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 557
Population in Households 557
Population in Familes 457
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 556
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 225
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 158
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $61,798
Average Home Value $73,913


Median Household Income $33,406
Average Household Income $44,342
Per Capita Income $18,167
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.21% -0.25%
Households -1.35% -0.36%
Families -1.71% -0.51%
Median Household Income   -0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Westfield, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westfield to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 900 34th
Population Density1 # 1053 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 924 33rd
Median Household Income # 1313 4th
Per Capita Income # 1302 5th

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