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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: Hampden, Hampshire, ... 2 total
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Springfield, Chicopee, ... 45 total
Zip Codes: 01085, 01040, ... 66 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Springfield

    The unemployment rate in Springfield Metro Area is 5.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Springfield Metro Area jobs have Increased by 0.93 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Springfield Metro Area's cost of living is 14.90% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Springfield Metro Area's Cost of Living
    Springfield Metro Area's population is 631,982 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.83 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Springfield Metro Area is $202,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -7.59%. Check out the homes in the area.
    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. Learn more...

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