If there is one decision that is just as important as the home in which you choose to spend your life, and create memories, it is the neighborhood and city in which the home is located. This influences everything from job opportunities and school systems to tax rates and recreation.

Whether you’re already a resident of the Hoosier state or are looking to make the move, Westfield, Indiana stands out as a top pick for relocating buyers. What does this Hamilton County haven have in store for you?

Westfield, Indiana By the Numbers

Indiana ranks exceptionally well in several key categories, including Affordability (#2), Opportunity (#12), Fiscal Stability (#6), and Long-Term Fiscal Stability (#2). The state as a whole is a great place to call home. Hamilton County’s cities are consistently ranked as the best places in the state (and even nationwide) to raise families, build careers, and enjoy a higher than average quality of life.

Westfield is located just 30 minutes from downtown Indianapolis and has a population of just under 40,000. The small city is recognized on state and national levels for its schools, pro-business practices, award-winning recreational trails and parks, investment opportunities, diversified neighborhoods, cultural offerings, and more.

Here’s a glimpse at what Westfield, Indiana offers to relocating buyers:

  • #6: Movoto.com’s Top 10 Best Places to Live in Indiana list. Movoto was impressed by Westfield’s low unemployment and crime rates, high median household income, and the 400+ acre Grand Park. Home to the Indianapolis Colts Training Camp, it attracts 2.5 million visitors a year and offers 31 multi-purpose fields, 26 diamonds, and three indoor facilities. Grand Park has it all, from pro sports to community events and concerts.
  • #7: Movoto.com’s Top 10 Safest Places in Indiana. Westfield has the lowest overall number of crimes per 100,000 people in Indiana.
  • #18: CNN Money Magazine’s Best Small Towns. Nationwide, Westfield comes in as one of the best small cities in which to live. Grand Park was a factor in CNN’s decision too. It’s not only a recreational hub, it’s a major economic powerhouse.
  • One of the Best US Towns for Families: Family Circle. Family Circle cited Westfield’s affordable housing, excellent schools, short commute to Indianapolis, Monon Trail, and sense of community as factors on this nationwide list.
  • #2 Best City in Indiana in Which to Raise a Child: Nerdwallet.com. Westfield’s stellar schools once again played a role in this ranking, as did safety and community.
"Whether you’re already a resident of the Hoosier state or are looking to make the move, Westfield, Indiana stands out as a top pick for relocating buyers."

Life and Living in Westfield

Westfield, Indiana residents don’t need national magazines and websites to tell them that their home is special. They already know! While Grand Park appeals to millions of visitors, residents know that Downtown is the heart of the city – and it’s a healthy heart at that.

Major developments are in the works because, says Mayor Andy Cook, we “want our local people to enjoy local (places) and offer our visitors a taste of Westfield.” Downtown will feature a beautiful park and plaza with greenspace, a bubbling stream, amphitheater, and skating rink, as well as many new shops and restaurants. The plan is to keep the friendly, authentic “small town” vibe that Westfield is famous for with its “smaller buildings and unique, eclectic architecture.”

Westfield has an unpretentious appeal that’s reflected in its restaurants and shops. Stop at Rail for farm-to-table localvore fare (the Duck Hash is a must), Big Hoffa’s Smokehouse for a hefty portion of ribs or brisket, or Chiba for your fill of fresh sushi, sashimi, and Japanese comfort food. You can always stroll around the scenic streets and let your nose be your guide; there is a host of other wonderful eateries from which to choose. And don’t get us started on the breweries and taprooms. Drink local!

The Westfield Marketplace is the place to shop, and you can find hidden treasures at Tad’s Westfield Shoppes, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Sweet M’s Boutique, and more. You can also follow the “Indiana Glass Trail” – a showcase for Indiana artisans who work with glass. The Trail connects six counties and allows you to experience glass art in studios, galleries, museums, festivals, and workshops in the communities. The arts are strong here, and the whole community benefits from the vibrancy – and beauty!

Can You Picture It?

Can you see yourself walking on safe, clean streets through neighborhoods that are full of their own unique personalities? Can you see yourself dropping your kids off at top-notch schools and heading off to a day of rewarding work? How about coming home with a sack full of local produce and a growler of your favorite craft beer – the perfect treat after you walk or jog the Monon Trail? Can you see yourself giving Goat Yoga or Pickleball a try, or watching the Indianapolis Colts get into shape at Spring Training?

Realize Your Vision with G&G Custom Homes

Whether you can see yourself starting a company, advancing your career, raising a family, building your forever home, taking advantage of affordable living, exploring nature, enjoying lively festivals, – or, our preference, all of the above – you can do it in Westfield.

G&G Custom Homes works with a select number of homeowners each year to ensure that not only are the results exceptional, but the experience itself is memorable and positive. We have built wonderful homes and communities in Westfield, including:

Chatham Hills: This charming, exclusive residential and golf community is close to the heart of Westfield and features two golf courses designed by the legendary Pete Dye, indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, tennis and pickleball courts, bowling alley, Monon Trail access, social clubs, and drop-in childcare center.

Maple Ridge: Every lot in this tree-lined community boasts awe-inspiring views. Nature with close access to the city – perfect! It’s just a mile from the Monon Trail, and you’ll enjoy bubbling creeks, pristine ponds, and abundant wooded areas.

Ask us about available lots in these and other communities. We can also build on your land, so if you have the perfect spot picked out, let us know.

Is Westfield calling you? Find out how G&G Custom Homes can help you build the ideal home in this beautiful city. We are committed to delivering a positive, memorable experience that simplifies the homebuilding process. Let’s build your forever home!

Are you looking for the right custom home builder to help you bring your unique vision to life in a house that is built for living?

At G&G Custom Homes, our team is committed to helping you customize your home, contact us for a free consultation to get started.