An All-American Town
The thriving 18-block downtown shopping district includes many major retailers, as well as small boutiques, florists, deli's, coffee shops, restaurants, a movie theater, Trader Joe’s and Stop & Shop. Stroll the charming streets Lord & Taylor, The Gap, Kid's Gap, Williams Sonoma, The Bombay Company, Smith & Hawkins, Ann Taylor, Express, Banana Republic, Victoria's Secret, Chico's, Footlocker, Imaginarium & Kaybee Toys. You'll be able to stop for lunch or dinner at one of the fine eateries including, Theresa's, Brick Oven, Mojave Grill, Ferraro's, Aquaviva, Northside Trattoria, Cheeburger Cheeburger, Tinga or Fujiyama Mamas, just to skim the surface.
REAL ESTATE MARKET CONDITIONS
Single family home prices typically start in the $450,000s.
The Westfield real estate market is quite strong this year. The average price for a home in Westfield rose 16% over last year to $873,939. The average days on market for the first half of 2006 is unchanged from last year and overall dollar volume is up 16% over last year for a first half total of $156,435,232.
In 2007 the average sale price fell 4% over the same time period of 2006 and total dollar volume also dropped 2% over last year.In 2007, 185 properties sold in Westfield, the average sale price was $837,107 and total dollar volume was $154,864,864.
For comprehensive statistical reports please visit our Area Market Statistics including statistics per school districts.
*Based on data from the Garden State Multiple Listing Service, comparing the first half of each year (January-June, the most active part of the year for real estate transactions).
The Mission of the Westfield School District is to prepare students to achieve excellence and to become responsible citizens through rigorous educational programs which respect individual differences and diversity. The Westfield School District is proud of its tradition of excellence.This tradition rests on a thoughtfully chartered curriculum that instills in students the habits of scholarship, perseverance and intellectual curiosity.
Westfield Public School Quick Facts:
9 SCHOOLS, GRADES PRE K-12
Rigorous K-12 Curriculum
AVERAGE SAT SCORES
State of New Jersey School Report Card for the Westfield Public Schools
Westfield Public School System
As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 29,644 people, 10,622 households, and 8,178 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,700.7/km² (4,403.1/mi²). There were 10,819 housing units at an average density of 620.7/km² (1,607.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.98% White, 3.88% African American, 0.09% Native American, 4.08% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.82% of the population.
There were 10,622 households out of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.20.
In the town the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $98,390, and the median income for a family was $112,145. Males had a median income of $82,420 versus $45,305 for females. The per capita income for the town was $47,187. About 1.7% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.
Ash Brook (Scotch Plains) Galloping Hill (Kenilworth) and Oak Ridge (Clark) Public, Union County Parks Dept.
Scotch Hills Country Club (Scotch Plains) - Public
Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club (Scotch Plains) - Private
For a guide to all golf courses, public and private, in Union County and throughout New Jersey visit: http://www.new-jersey.com/col/golf or http://www.worldgolf.com/courses/usa/newjersey/
The Westfield Tennis Association is a non-profit organization was established for the purpose of developing and promoting the game of tennis in Westfield, for Westfield residents, in such ways as are beneficial to its members and to the total community.Westfield also has indoor courts at a facility located on East Grove Street.The Westfield Indoor Tennis Club is a privately owned facility, open to the public with no membership fees that offers quality tennis instruction from peewees to top ranked junior players, high school team players and junior tennis players just interested in recreational tennis.
Outdoor Public Courts:
1. Tamaques Courts - Tamaques Park, (8AM-10PM) Lamberts Mill Road
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