Southwick, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 9,502.
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 4,714  (49.6%)
Females: 4,788  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01077.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,107 (it was $52,296 in 2000)
Southwick:

$68,107
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,023 (it was $21,756 in 2000)

Southwick town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $263,341 (it was $143,400 in 2000)
Southwick:

$263,341
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $245,848; detached houses: $250,098; townhouses or other attached units: $192,340; in 2-unit structures: $207,670; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,236; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $476,760; mobile homes: $66,796
March 2019 cost of living index in Southwick: 129.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Southwick, MA (2010)
    • 9,02895.0%White alone
    • 1982.1%Hispanic
    • 931.0%Two or more races
    • 790.8%Black alone
    • 770.8%Asian alone
    • 230.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Southwick, Massachusetts as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Southwick is 3,167 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Southwick by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.6)
2
(20.8)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.7)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
1
(10.3)
2
(20.5)
3
(30.7)
2
(20.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(138.3)
8
(83.3)
10
(102.9)
11
(115.7)
12
(124.3)
19
(196.4)
14
(145.9)
7
(72.9)
5
(51.7)
15
(154.1)
13
(133.2)
8
(81.8)
14
(142.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
38
(404.2)
36
(374.8)
52
(535.0)
42
(441.8)
51
(528.4)
58
(599.6)
56
(583.7)
41
(427.2)
24
(248.3)
37
(380.1)
28
(286.9)
23
(235.2)
16
(163.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
99
(1,053)
92
(957.8)
96
(987.8)
76
(799.4)
73
(756.4)
97
(1,003)
83
(865.1)
70
(729.4)
64
(662.1)
84
(863.0)
54
(553.4)
51
(521.6)
51
(519.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(85.1)
11
(114.5)
13
(133.8)
14
(147.3)
9
(93.3)
11
(113.7)
8
(83.4)
11
(114.6)
1
(10.3)
2
(20.5)
7
(71.7)
1
(10.2)
3
(30.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(21.3)
2
(20.8)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)119.8107.0122.697.899.6156.3119.786.063.3101.894.179.182.6

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City-data.com crime index in Southwick, MA

Crime rate in Southwick detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: French (20.8%), Irish (19.6%), Italian (18.0%), Polish (14.9%), English (13.2%), German (9.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 244 feet

Land area: 31.0 square miles.

Population density: 307 people per square mile   (very low).

Southwick, Massachusetts map

227 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Southwick town:

1.3% ($1,892)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (12.1 miles , pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (88.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (101.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

North Granby, CT (2.1 miles ),
Westfield, MA (2.3 miles ),
Agawam Town, MA (2.5 miles ),
Granby, CT (2.5 miles ),
Granville, MA (2.5 miles ),
Agawam, MA (2.6 miles ),
Salmon Brook, CT (2.6 miles ),
Suffield, CT (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 72.77 W

Area code: 413

Distribution of median household income in Southwick, MA in 2017
Southwick satellite photo by USGS

Southwick tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2001: 54 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2004: 67 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $260,900
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $289,600
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $394,200
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $263,800
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $213,200
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $211,100
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $265,600
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $265,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Southwick, MA residents
Average permit cost in Southwick, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Southwick, MA
Historical housing units in Southwick, MA
Most common industries in Southwick, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Southwick, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Southwick, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Southwick, Massachusetts average temperatures Southwick, Massachusetts average precipitation Southwick, Massachusetts humidity Southwick, Massachusetts wind speed Southwick, Massachusetts snowfall Southwick, Massachusetts sunshine Southwick, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.5. This is about average.

City:

75.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.320. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.320
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.685. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.685
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Southwick-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Southwick town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 22.1 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southwick-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 88% 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 153.6 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 175.0 miles away from the city 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 116.4 miles away from the city 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 241.1 miles away from Southwick 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 105.4 miles away from Southwick center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.6 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 Hampden County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Southwick topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Southwick:

  • NOBLE VISITING NURSE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)
  • RENAISSANCE MANOR OF WESTFIELD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)
  • NOBLE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)
  • WESTFIELD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)
  • GOVERNORS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HLTHCRE - OLD DON'T USE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MONTGOMERY, MA)
  • WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Southwick:

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Amtrak stations near Southwick:

  • 10 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.
  • 12 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southwick:

  • Westfield State University (about 6 miles; Westfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Bay Path College (about 10 miles; Longmeadow, MA; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 11 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • Springfield College (about 12 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 12 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • American International College (about 12 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Western New England University (about 14 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)

Public high school in Southwick:

Public elementary/middle schools in Southwick:

Private elementary/middle school in Southwick:

  • SOUTHWICK BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 35, Location: 261 COLLEGE HWY, Grades: KG-7)
See full list of schools located in Southwick

Library in Southwick:

  • SOUTHWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $355,819; Location: 95 FEEDING HILLS RD.; 43,789 books; 930 e-books; 3,593 audio materials; 2,551 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Southwick: Golden Acres Campground (A), Sodom Mountain Campground (B), Southwick Country Club (C), Sodom Mountain Ski Area (D), Edgewood Golf Course (E), Southwick Fire Department (F), Alexander H. Prew Library Media Center (G), Southwick Recreation Center (H), Southwick Town Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Southwick Plaza Shopping Center (1), The Shops at Gillett Corners Shopping Center (2), Ames-Big Y Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Southwick include: Westfield Evangelical Free Church (A), Southwick Assembly of God Church (B), Christ Lutheran Church (C), Lady of the Lake Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: New Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Congamond Lakes (A), South Pond (B), North Pond (C), Middle Pond (D), Goose Pond (E), Sackett Reservoir (F), Congamond Lakes North Pond (G), Congamond Lakes Middle Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: White Brook (A), Tuttle Brook (B), Shurtleff Brook (C), Pearl Brook (D), Palmer Brook (E), Slab Brook (F), Johnson Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Babbs Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Matthew Laflin - Manufacturing businesspeople, Amasa Holcomb - Manufacturer of telescopes.

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

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

SOUTHWICK WATER DEPT (Population served: 7,052, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-05-2012 to JAN-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-05-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-05-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from APR-01-2009 to MAR-05-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-01-2009)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-14-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.3%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.4%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

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

2.6%
Whole state:

4.4%
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Southwick in 2000:

  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Southwick (2011 data):

  • Berkshire Bank: Southwick Branch at 185 College Highway, branch established on 1989/09/11; Grist Mill Plaza Branch at 608 College Highway, branch established on 1956/07/14. 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
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: College Highway Branch at 664 College Highway, branch established on 1998/10/05. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • Westfield Bank: College Highway Branch at 462 College Highway, branch established on 1990/04/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,259.3 mil, Deposits: $733.6 mil, headquarters in Westfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Southwick:

Marital status in Southwick, MA
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Southwick:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Southwick, MA (based on Hampden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic223,68565
Mainline Protestant21,96288
Evangelical Protestant19,438114
Other9,14031
Orthodox3,40610
Black Protestant2,49116
None183,368-
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: 90
Hampden County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
Here:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
Hampden County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 335
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hampden County:

9.2%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.9%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hampden County:

16.2%
State:

16.5%

3.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampshire County, MA  0.72% ($44,170 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.33% ($56,754)
from Worcester County, MA  0.23% ($50,439)


4.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.06%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($436 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampshire County, MA  0.74% ($46,371 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.44% ($59,252)
to Worcester County, MA  0.25% ($51,726)
Businesses in Southwick, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Decora Cabinetry2McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid1
FedEx1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Southwick:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WACM (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. GOIS)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southwick:

  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Southwick:

  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
Southwick fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Southwick fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.3mTotal length
  • $10,532,000Total costs
  • 34,452Total average daily traffic
  • 1,960Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,661Total future (year 21) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Southwick)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Southwick, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Sodom Mtn, Sodom Mountain (Lat: 42.066528 Lon: -72.839694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQEA645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2015, Expiration Date: 12/14/2025, Certifier: Peter J Roding, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • SOUTHWICK, Lat: 42.052389 Lon: -72.772917, Call Sign: WQKE908,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2009, Expiration Date: 04/23/2019, Certifier: Jeffrey A Neece, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • CT33XC564, 61 Congamond Rd (Lat: 42.016306 Lon: -72.779472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPU563,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 08/17/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Southwick)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Southwick)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of fire incidents - 81 took place in 2003, and the least - 21 in 2009. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Southwick, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.8%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Southwick, MA
    • 35346.8%Structure Fires
    • 27336.2%Outside Fires
    • 709.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 597.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Southwick, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Southwick, MA
  • 69.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.6%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Electricity
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Southwick, MA
  • 43.3%Electricity
  • 39.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Wood


Southwick compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.

Southwick on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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