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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).


Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampshire County
Metro Area: Springfield
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Amherst, Northampton, ... 22 total
Zip Codes: 01002, 01075, ... 26 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Hampshire

    The unemployment rate in Hampshire County is 4.30 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hampshire County jobs have Increased by 0.75 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Hampshire County's cost of living is 23.20% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Hampshire County's Cost of Living
    Hampshire County's population is 161,292 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.07 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Hampshire County is $248,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.34%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Hampshire County public schools spend $16,357 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.5 students per teacher in Hampshire County. Learn more...

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