Springfield, Massachusetts 

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Population

154,613

+1.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Income

$34,731

Median Home Price

$154,500

Best Places to Live in Springfield, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border
Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Museums
-Cost of living
Cons
-Economy
-Entertainment
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Springfield
 $199,000 
207 Jamaica St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1428 SqFt
 $359,900 
84 Wilkin Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2672 SqFt
 $360,000 
124 Longhill St
Bed 7 | Bath 4 | 4507 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).


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 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Springfield jobs have increased by 3.58%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Springfield's cost of living is 4.70% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Springfield's Cost of Living

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 1.12%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Springfield is $154,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.96%. 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

It's a good time to buy in Springfield. Home Appreciation is up 8.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Springfield Real Estate

The median home price in Springfield is $154,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Springfield   15 Reviews
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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City of Homes - 8/13/2014
I just moved to Springfield almost a year now. I moved there because I know the housing stock there is plentiful. It's also very affordable. The most affordable place to... Read More

demographics - 6/10/2013
I just wanted to correct the demographic info presented on this site. As of the 2010 census, the breakdown for Springfield, MA as listed on the Springfield, MA city... 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
$199,000
207 Jamaica St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$359,900
84 Wilkin Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$360,000
124 Longhill St
Bed 7 | Bath 4

$135,280
889 Worthington St
Bed 8 | Bath 3

$163,900
54 Aldrew Ter
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$119,000
22 Boyer St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$349,900
19 Normandy Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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