Westfield, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 15,441 housing units in Westfield. This represents a 6.7% growth from 14,470 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 14,165 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,276 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Westfield is about 67.8%. Westfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.2%. Average household size is 2.54 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Westfield were built after 1961.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom11.20%
Two Bedrooms31.70%
Three Bedrooms39.30%
Four Bedrooms14.30%
Five Bedrooms or more2.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$133,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$164,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1956
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$520

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.80%
Second Mortgage6.10%
Home Equity Loan14.10%
Simple Mortgage52%
Debt Free27.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.2%