Springfield Metro Area, Massachusetts 

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Population

695,654

+1.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.6%

Median Income

$52,546

Median Home Price

$286,900

Median Age

38.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.5

summer / winter

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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.
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampden, Hampshire, 2 total
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
City: Springfield, Chicopee, 45 total
Zip Codes: 01085, 01040, 01002, 01109, 01020, 01108, 01089, 01104, 01013, 01056, 66 total
Cost of Living: -0.7% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level
Springfield, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Springfield Metro Area is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the Springfield metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Springfield metro area remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 61.4% to 36.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Springfield Metro Area's population is 695,654 people. Since 2020, 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: $286,900. 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 15.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Springfield is $286,900.
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ZIP CODES IN SPRINGFIELD METRO AREA, MASSACHUSETTS
01085, 01040, 01002, 01109, 01020, 01108, 01089, 01104, 01013, 01056, 66 total

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