South Hadley, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 17,514. Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 7,176  (41.0%)
Females: 10,338  (59.0%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01075.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,164 (it was $46,678 in 2000)
South Hadley:

$65,164
MA:

$75,297

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,335 (it was $22,732 in 2000)

South Hadley town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $271,896 (it was $134,300 in 2000)
South Hadley:

$271,896
MA:

$366,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $310,957; Detached houses: $320,222; Townhouses or other attached units: $307,049; In 2-unit structures: $237,448; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $458,870; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,644; Mobile homes: $68,708
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  • Races in South Hadley, MA (2010)

    South Hadley races chart
    • 15,30887.4%White alone
    • 7534.3%Hispanic
    • 7014.0%Asian alone
    • 3682.1%Black alone
    • 3221.8%Two or more races
    • 330.2%Other race alone
    • 200.1%American Indian alone
    • 90.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in South Hadley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Hadley: 117.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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South Hadley, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (19.7%), French (15.6%), Polish (14.8%), English (13.7%), French Canadian (12.0%), German (11.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 257 feet

Land area: 17.7 square miles.

Population density: 989 people per square mile   (low).

South Hadley,MA real estate house value index trend

South Hadley, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in South Hadley:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Hadley town:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

1,170 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe, 2.0% Asia, 1.1% North America).

This town:

6.8%
Massachusetts:

12.2%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in South Hadley, Massachusetts as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in South Hadley to the number of sex offenders is 4,379 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

South Hadley town:  1.7% ($2,288)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (4.5 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (76.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (117.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Holyoke, MA (1.7 miles ), Granby, MA (1.9 miles ), Chicopee, MA (2.1 miles ), Easthampton, MA (2.2 miles ), Easthampton Town, MA (2.2 miles ), Ludlow, MA (2.7 miles ), Northampton, MA (2.7 miles ), Southampton, MA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 43 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $245,600
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $233,900
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $270,600
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $275,300
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $275,600
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $242,400
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $207,600
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $245,600
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $182,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.23 N, Longitude: 72.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413


Crime rates in South Hadley by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 100000000010000
per 100,000 5.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.05.70.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1341803114104761
per 100,000 5.717.423.05.846.60.017.75.85.822.756.722.539.433.95.6
Robberies 255210756924435
per 100,000 11.529.028.811.75.80.041.429.035.051.111.322.522.517.028.2
Assaults 302728162227232330322930213117
per 100,000 172.3156.4161.293.4128.2158.7135.9133.2175.0181.6164.4168.6118.3175.395.8
Burglaries 7646424166936666736590976675123
per 100,000 436.6266.5241.8239.3384.5546.7390.0382.2426.0368.9510.1545.1371.9424.1693.0
Theft 204179142161190154185168198199235167159189122
per 100,000 1,171.81,036.9817.6939.71,106.8905.31,093.3973.01,155.31,129.31,332.0938.5895.91,068.8687.4
Auto thefts 291522181319619171091212128
per 100,000 166.686.9126.7105.175.7111.735.5110.099.256.851.067.467.667.945.1
Arson 440131214321221
per 100,000 23.023.20.05.817.55.911.85.823.317.011.35.611.311.35.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 149.9125.3123.389.6141.9115.2127.7114.4134.1145.3186.0139.5129.3145.2111.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in South Hadley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 30 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
US average:

2.05
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in South Hadley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in South Hadley, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

South Hadley, Massachusetts average temperatures South Hadley, Massachusetts average precipitation South Hadley, Massachusetts humidity South Hadley, Massachusetts wind speed South Hadley, Massachusetts snowfall South Hadley, Massachusetts sunshine South Hadley, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

South Hadley-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the South Hadley town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 tornado 26.6 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Hadley-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 148.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from South Hadley center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.4 miles away from South Hadley center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 246.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hampshire County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Hadley topographic map

Birthplace of: George Herbert Mead - Philosopher, Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge - Colonel in the Massachusetts militia, Ralph W. Ellis - Politician, Edwin White - Painter, Pamela Stewart - Poet, Winthrop H. Smith - Financial businessman.

Hospitals and medical centers in South Hadley:

  • WINGATE AT SOUTH HADLEY REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING (573 GRANBY ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near South Hadley:

  • FALLS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOUTH HADLEY FALLS, MA)
  • HOLYOKE VISITING NURSE ASSOC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; HOLYOKE, MA)
  • RENAISSANCE MANOR ON CABOT (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HOLYOKE, MA)
  • HOLYOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HOLYOKE, MA)
  • HOLYOKE REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HOLYOKE, MA)
  • OAK MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HOLYOKE, MA)
  • HOLYOKE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; HOLYOKE, MA)

Amtrak stations near South Hadley:

  • 9 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in South Hadley:

  • Mount Holyoke College (Full-time enrollment: 2,573; Location: 50 College Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mtholyoke.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near South Hadley:

  • Holyoke Community College (about 5 miles; Holyoke, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,911)
  • Smith College (about 7 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • American International College (about 9 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 9 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • Western New England University (about 9 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • Springfield College (about 10 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 11 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 26,583)

Public high schools in South Hadley:

Public elementary/middle schools in South Hadley:

See full list of schools located in South Hadley

Libraries in South Hadley:

  • SOUTH HADLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $551,215; Location: 27 BARDWELL ST.; 35,562 books; 930 e-books; 5,673 audio materials; 5,023 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 132 print serial subscriptions)
  • GAYLORD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,976; Location: 47 COLLEGE STREET; 11,180 books; 505 audio materials; 1,069 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in South Hadley: The Orchards Country Club (A), McCrays Farms (B), South Hadley Industrial Park (C), Hooker Auditorium (D), Joseph Skinner Museum (E), Kendall Sports Complex (F), Laboratory Theater (G), MacGregor Hall (H), Mary Lyon Hall (I), Mary Wooley Hall (J), Meed Hall (K), Merrill House (L), Miles-Smith Science Library (M), Mount Holyoke College Art Museum (N), New Hall Center (O), North Mandelle Hall (P), North Rockefeller Hall (Q), Old Firehouse Museum (R), Pearsons Annex (S), Pearsons Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Newton Street Shopping Center (1), Village Commons Shopping Center (2), Woodlawn Shopade Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Hadley include: Pioneer Valley Baptist Church (A), New Beginning Church of God (B), Assembly of Christian Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Stony Brook Community Church (E), Saint Theresa Church (F), Saint Michaels Catholic Church (G), First Congregational Church (H), Falls Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Notre Dame Cemetery (2), Saint Rose Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lower Pond (A), Taylor Pond (B), Connecticut River Reservoir (C), Buttery Brook Tributary Reservoir (D), Stony Brook Reservoir (E), Leaping Well Reservoir (F), Lithia Springs Reservoir (G), Pearl City Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Batchelor Brook (A), Buttery Brook (B), Dry Brook (C), Elmer Brook (D), Leaping Well Brook (E), Newton Smith Brook (F), Stony Brook (G), White Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in South Hadley include: Woodbridge Street Historic District (1), Town Hall Playground (2), Talcott Aboretum (3), Hadley Falls Canal Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hampshire County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.0. This is about average.

City:

83.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.19
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.21
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.41
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.2%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in South Hadley in 2010:

  • 2,049 people in college/university student housing
  • 118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in South Hadley in 2000:

  • 1,720 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 114 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in South Hadley (2011 data):

  • PeoplesBank: South Hadley Branch at 494 Newton Street, branch established on 1993/04/26; College Street Branch at 7 College Street, branch established on 2006/08/28. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $1,653.1 mil, Deposits: $1,224.2 mil, headquarters in Holyoke, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Peoplesbancorp, Mhc
  • Berkshire Bank: South Hadley Branch at 74 Lamb Street, Route 116, branch established on 1993/01/11. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: South Hadley/Newton Branch at 460 Newton Street, branch established on 1996/08/28. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Chicopee Savings Bank: South Hadley Branch at 32 Willimansett Street, branch established on 2008/11/19. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $615.4 mil, Deposits: $459.7 mil, headquarters in Chicopee, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Chicopee Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: South Hadley Branch at 487 Newton Street, branch established on 1968/09/05. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Easthampton Savings Bank: Granby Road Branch at 605 Granby Road, branch established on 2002/01/29. Info updated 2008/10/14: Bank assets: $939.2 mil, Deposits: $757.1 mil, headquarters in Easthampton, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Esb Bancorp Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Massachusetts average:

13.1

South Hadley travel time to work - commute South Hadley mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Hadley town (based on Hampshire County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,64322
Mainline Protestant8,45445
Other4,72227
Evangelical Protestant3,12822
Black Protestant291
None91,104-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
Hampshire County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Hampshire County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Hampshire County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 158
Here:

10.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hampshire County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
State:

16.5%

6.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampden County, MA  2.03% ($38,874 average AGI)
from Franklin County, MA  0.75% ($37,079)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.36% ($39,326)


7.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($305 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampden County, MA  2.00% ($38,844 average AGI)
to Franklin County, MA  0.85% ($33,774)
to Worcester County, MA  0.43% ($34,375)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Hadley:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHMP (1400 AM; 1 kW; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Hadley:

  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WMHC (91.5 FM; SOUTH HADLEY, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WEIB (106.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: CUTTING EDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Hadley:

  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of South Hadley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $4,360,000Total costs
  • 103,765Total average daily traffic
  • 7,603Total average daily truck traffic
  • 163,877Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for South Hadley, MA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in South Hadley, MA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Various Locations (Lat: 42.233417 Lon: -72.652583), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPOQ711
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHzGrant Date: 08/22/2008, Expiration Date: 11/09/2018Registrant: Water Department - Fire District No.1, 438 Granby Road, South Hadley, MA 01075, Phone: (413) 532-0666, Fax: (413) 532-0666, Email:
  • CT03XC229, 14 Mulligan Dr. (Lat: 42.244139 Lon: -72.599389), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.1 m, Overall height: 41.8 m, Call Sign: WQPU414
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2012, Expiration Date: 08/16/2022, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1 Alvord St (Lat: 42.271750 Lon: -72.605639), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WHU829, Licensee ID: L00874595
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.575 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 06/09/2004, Expiration Date: 08/16/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2014Registrant: Brunelle Inc, 1 Alvord St, South Hadley, MA 01075

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Hadley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in South Hadley)

Drinking water stations with addresses in South Hadley and their reported violations in the past:

SOUTH HADLEY FD #1 (MWRA) (Population served: 14,000, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAR-12-2013 to DEC-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAR-12-2013 to OCT-18-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-27-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-21-2005)
SOUTH HADLEY FD #2 (Population served: 4,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-17-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from SEP-28-2009 to DEC-17-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-13-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-27-2006)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 23

Incident types - South Hadley

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Hadley, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (39%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in South Hadley, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1New Balance1
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul2
FedEx3UPS6

South Hadley compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Paper (population 5,000+)"
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  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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