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Westfield is a town in Chautauqua County, in the Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia metro area.
Westfield is in the Southern Tier region.[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Westfield. For links to other places called Westfield, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Westfield is 42.286N. The longitude is -79.601W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,188 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,232.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Westfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chautauqua 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 14775 ZIP code.
20% of Westfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $15,738, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% 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 $364. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $841.
Chautauqua 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 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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