Westfield 85 Exceptional
Westfield Livability #31 ranked city in Indiana#1,067 ranked city in the USARanks better than 96% of areas

Livability Awards

B+ Westfield Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D Westfield Cost of Living Cost of living is 18% higher than Indiana
1055% more expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Westfield cost of living
A+ Westfield Crime Total crime is 62% lower than Indiana
Total crime
97762% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 10362% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-14%Year over year crime is down
Westfield crime
B Westfield Employment Household income is 79% higher than Indiana
Median household income
$90,04863% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$36,85524% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%50% lower than the US average
Westfield employment
C+ Westfield Housing Home value is 79% higher than Indiana
Median home value
$226,00022% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,15422% higher than the US average
Home ownership
80%25% higher than the US average
Westfield real estate or Westfield rentals
A+ Westfield Schools HS graduation rate is 13% higher than Indiana
High school grad. rates
94%13% higher than the US average
School test scores
81%65% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
25:154% higher than the US average
Westfield K-12 schools
C+ Westfield User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Westfield
Overall user rating
67% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
72% 3 total surveys
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      Living in Westfield, IN

      Westfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. The city has a population of 34,284 people. If we look at the most recent Census, Westfield is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. 79% of the people in Westfield (over the age of 15) are married and 38% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      Are you trying to ascertain if living in Westfield is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a fulfilling experience before moving to any new city in Indiana, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. To help you find the best places to live in and around Westfield, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, housing and more.

      Using data and statistics Westfield has received a livability score of 82 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 97th percentile when compared to all other cities. This is a terrific score, as Westfield ranks well in multiple categories! This city is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Westfield ranks very well for amenities (B+), crime (A+), education (A+) and employment (B). There are some categories that Westfield scores poorly for, including: cost of living (D) and weather (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to determine why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Westfield, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Westfield has a violent crime rate of 57 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Westfield have a test score average of 81%, which is well above the US average.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Westfield is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Westfield come in at $226,000, which is 78.7% higher than the Indiana average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Westfield, the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 0% lower than the Indiana average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Westfield will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Westfield, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 6.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 5%.

      Westfield transportation information

      Average one way commute26min23min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.2%83.0%76.4%
      Workers who carpool5.9%8.9%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.2%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.6%2.1%2.8%
      Working from home6.5%3.5%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)4354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)13711

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      Source: The Westfield, IN data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).