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Westfield is a township in Bureau County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Westfield. For links to other places called Westfield, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Westfield is 41.459N. The longitude is -89.222W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,014.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Westfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bureau County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61317 ZIP code.
31% of Westfield residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westfield was $17,737, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Westfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Westfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $665.
Bureau County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westfield political report.
The average commute time for Westfield workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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