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Westfield, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Westfield had a population of 135 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

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, 2017.

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Westfield, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 135
Daytime Population: Workers 10
Daytime Population: Residents 60
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 70
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 135
Population in Familes 118
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,056
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $86,289
Average Household Income $125,145
Per Capita Income $48,853


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $246,875
Average Home Value $339,362


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.44%
Households 0.5% 0.35%
Families 2.09% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

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, 2017 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 # 807 20th
Population Density # 271 73rd
Diversity Index # 343 67th
Median Household Income # 15 99th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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