Springfield Metro Area, Massachusetts 

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Population

631,982

5% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$52,546

Avg. Home Price

$214,800

United States / Massachusetts / Springfield Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Springfield Metro Area, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border
Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Museums
-Cost of living
Cons
-Economy
-Entertainment
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Springfield, MA
 $175,000 
282 Newhouse St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1215 SqFt
 $175,000 
282 Newhouse St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1215 SqFt
 $229,900 
40 Bartels St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1764 SqFt
 $240,000 
2020 Wilbraham Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1620 SqFt

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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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, 01109, 01020, 01002, 01089, 01108, 01013, 01104, 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 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Springfield Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.93%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Springfield Metro Area's cost of living is 5.10% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Springfield Metro Area's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Springfield Metro Area's population is 631,982 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.83%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Springfield Metro Area is $214,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.72%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Springfield Metro Area

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. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Springfield

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

NEW LISTINGS IN SPRINGFIELD MA
$175,000
282 Newhouse St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$229,900
40 Bartels St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$240,000
2020 Wilbraham Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$175,000
247 Spikenard Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$199,900
130 Cooley St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$185,000
101 Westminster St
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 |

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