Charming and prestigious town with top amenities.

Welcome to Westfield

Charming and prestigious town with top amenities
Westfield is an outstanding place to live with a bustling downtown, top-tier businesses, and a charming ambiance. The town is located in Union County and has a population of approximately 29,877. It’s home to a number of exceptional amenities and conveniences, including several well-maintained parks, a country club, and first-rate dining and shopping.
One of the things that residents love most about Westfield is that it is all-encompassing. Without ever leaving town, you can find highly-ranked schools, grocery stores, essential local businesses, spots to enjoy nature, youth and adult sports programs, and so much more across all of the area’s neighborhoods.
When browsing available homes in this community, you will be delighted to find a mix of architecture styles, floor plans, and square footage. Whatever your needs and preferences are, you are sure to find something that exceeds expectations. More specifically, Westfield features everything from quaint homes originally built in the 40s and 50s to stately residences that are the epitome of luxury and opulence. The current median home list price sits at $815,000.

What to Love

  • Charming and upscale neighborhoods
  • Top amenities in an all-encompassing community
  • A fantastic selection of beautiful homes in every style and size

People & Lifestyle

Compared to many other area suburbs, Westfield is one of the closest to both New York City and Newark. As you might expect, the town is more heavily influenced by the pace of life from these nearby cities. However, while it is a bit more bustling than other local suburbs, it maintains a peaceful feel.
Due to its close proximity to major cities and employers, Westfield is a superb choice for anyone commuting to either New York City or Newark. Also, if you enjoy a suburban environment but crave a bit more of the liveliness and vibrancy of a big city, this is a great area to consider.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

With its incredible downtown area and big-city influence, Westfield offers residents nothing but the best in shopping and dining.
Pick up everything you need each week at the area’s most popular stores, including Trader Joe’s, Warby Parker, Stop & Shop, Mazzella’s Gourmet Market, Walgreens, Urban Outfitters, Athleta, Banana Republic, JackRabbit, and so many more. 
Living close to an endless array of quality dining establishments is another perk of life in Westfield. Locals can’t get enough of places like Fiamma Wood Fired Pizza, Addams Tavern, Spice Bazaar, Limani Seafood Grill, Manhattan Bagel, and 1958 Cuban Cuisine. Whatever you crave, you’re sure to find it just minutes from your new home.

Things to Do

Special events, festivals, and entertainment of all kinds abounds in Westfield. When you find yourself with free time, you’ll never have a shortage of things to do and experience.
Throughout town, you’ll notice plenty of places to get outside and enjoy the weather. Favorite destinations among residents include Tamaques Reservation Park, Mindowaskin Park, Clark Memorial Park, Sycamore Field, The Rake and Hoe Garden Park, and Brightwood Park.
Be sure to sign up for classes with the Westfield Recreation Department, the Westfield Indoor Tennis Club, the YMCA of Westfield, or with Alpha Fit Club Westfield. Nearby, you can indulge in a day of pampering at one of the area’s many spas—including Everlasting Haven Spa & Wellness Studio, Utopia Salon & Day Spa, or M Beauty Day Spa.


Westfield is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

Overview for Westfield, NJ

30,950 people live in Westfield, where the median age is 40.9 and the average individual income is $89,226. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40.9 years

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Around Westfield, NJ

There's plenty to do around Westfield, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Alonso's Cafe, Lightbridge Academy, and Pilates Institute of NJ.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 0.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.84 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.39 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.73 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.97 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.11 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Westfield, NJ

Westfield has 10,514 households, with an average household size of 2.91. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Westfield do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,950 people call Westfield home. The population density is 4,602.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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48.36 / 51.64%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Westfield, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Westfield. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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