Belchertown, Massachusetts 

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Population

15,103

+3.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$74,221

Median Home Price

$339,100

Median Age

43.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.5

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Belchertown, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Belchertown, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampshire County
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
City: Belchertown
Zip Codes: 01007
Cost of Living: 6.3% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

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Belchertown, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Nearby mountains
Museums
Cost of living
Cons
Economy
Entertainment
Violent crime

What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield, once a major center of industrial innovation, is the state’s third-largest city and a regional health, retail and financial center. Locals are credited with development of the Springfield Rifle, the 1895 Duryea motorcar, and basketball (thanks to Dr. James Naismith, in 1891. Some credit the motorcycle to area inventors and the early Indian Manufacturing Company. At one time that area was a significant manufacturing center, but most has left the area (including most recently a forge that made Craftsman tools).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Belchertown is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Belchertown jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Belchertown's cost of living is 6.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Belchertown's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Belchertown, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Hampshire county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 72.1% to 25.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Belchertown's population is 15,103 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Belchertown is Real Estate: $339,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%.

SCHOOLS
Belchertown public schools spend $12,393 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Belchertown. More Education



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Housing Market in Belchertown

It's a good time to buy in Belchertown. Home Appreciation is up 10.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Belchertown is $339,100.
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