Westfield, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Westfield, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Westfield had a population of 138 as of July 1, 2018. Westfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Westfield is located at latitude 42.7562 and longitude -96.6055 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,135 feet.

The City of Westfield (GNIS ID: 2397279) 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 City of Westfield is located within Township of Westfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Plymouth County.

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Westfield, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 138
Population in Households 138
Population in Familes 120
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,079
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $86,521
Average Household Income $127,214
Per Capita Income $49,464


Total Housing Units 77 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $345,313


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.54% 0.71%
Households 0.66% 0.69%
Families 1.84% 0.91%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Westfield, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westfield to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 803 21st
Population Density # 257 75th
Diversity Index # 310 69th
Median Household Income # 23 98th
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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