Springfield, Massachusetts 

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Population

154,613

+1.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$34,731

Median Home Price

$165,800

Best Places to Live in Springfield, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Springfield, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Nearby mountains
Museums
Cost of living
Cons
Economy
Entertainment
Violent crime
 $200,000 
200 Moss Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 864 SqFt
 $264,900 
54 Waldorf St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1735 SqFt
 $325,000 
25 Oxford St
Bed 6 | Bath 4 | 3023 SqFt

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).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Springfield
Zip Codes: 01109, 01108, 01104, 01118, 01119, 01105, 01107, 01151, 01129, 01128, 12 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Springfield is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Springfield jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Springfield's cost of living is 10.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Springfield's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Hampden county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Springfield's population is 154,613 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Springfield is $165,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Springfield public schools spend $18,780 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.3 students per teacher in Springfield. More Education



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Housing Market in Springfield

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Reviews for Springfield   17 Reviews
Substance users paradise!!! - 2/8/2020
Lived here 11 years and leaving! Where to start. The city as most of the state is heavily liberal blue. Drug/Substance use is extremely acceptable and even marketed. At... Read More

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A city on the upswing. - 10/14/2019
Springfield is experiencing a rejeuvenation. Does the city have issues? Of course, what medium-sized city doesn't? During the past year, a new $1 billion MGM... Read More

New resident, and I love it - 3/14/2017
This city has a bad rep that is unwarranted. I just bought a terrific little house in a quiet and friendly neighborhood. Everywhere I go in this town, people are... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS
01109, 01108, 01104, 01118, 01119, 01105, 01107, 01151, 01129, 01128, 12 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN SPRINGFIELD
$200,000
200 Moss Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$264,900
54 Waldorf St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$325,000
25 Oxford St
Bed 6 | Bath 4

$399,000
104 Bowdoin St
Bed 7 | Bath 5

$84,900
29 Lancashire Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$230,000
179 Tamarack Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$164,999
208 Island Pond Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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