Springfield, Massachusetts 

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Population

152,646

+1.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

11.2%

Median Income

$34,731

Median Home Price

$225,800

Median Age

32.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.8

summer / winter

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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.

Springfield, MA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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).


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampden County
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
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 11.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Hampden county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.7% to 40.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Springfield's population is 152,646 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $225,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.8%.

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 22.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Springfield is $225,800.

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Reviews for Springfield   15 Reviews
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

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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

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


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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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