Springfield Metro Area, Massachusetts 

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Population

630,385

+1.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$52,546

Median Home Price

$239,500

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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 the Springfield metro area, 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, Hampshire, 2 total
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Springfield, Chicopee, 45 total
Zip Codes: 01085, 01040, 01002, 01020, 01109, 01108, 01089, 01104, 01013, 01056, 66 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Springfield Metro Area is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Springfield Metro Area jobs have increased by 3.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Springfield Metro Area's cost of living is 0.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Springfield Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Springfield metro area voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Springfield Metro Area's population is 630,385 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Springfield Metro Area is Real Estate: $239,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.8%.

SCHOOLS
Springfield Metro Area public schools spend $16,899 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Springfield Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Springfield

It's a good time to buy in Springfield. Home Appreciation is up 4.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Springfield is $239,500.

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MAPS OF SPRINGFIELD METRO AREA, MASSACHUSETTS
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ZIP CODES IN SPRINGFIELD METRO AREA, MASSACHUSETTS
01085, 01040, 01002, 01020, 01109, 01108, 01089, 01104, 01013, 01056, 66 total

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