For population 25 years and over in Southwick:
For population 15 years and over in Southwick town:
227 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (12.1 miles , pop. 152,082).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Brookhaven, NY (84.3 miles , pop. 448,248).
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 ), 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 ), West Springfield, MA (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 72.77 W
Area code: 413
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Southwick detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Southwick tourist attractions:
Work and jobs in Southwick: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Southwick, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Southwick-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 34% greater 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 below Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 32.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 4.2 miles away from Southwick center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 35.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from Southwick center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hampden County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Matthew Laflin - Manufacturing businesspeople, Amasa Holcomb - Manufacturer of telescopes.
Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Southwick:
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Local government website: WWW.SOUTHWICKMA.ORG
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Public elementary/middle schools in Southwick:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.356. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.94. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Southwick and their reported violations in the past:SOUTHWICK WATER DEPT (Population served: 4761, Purch_surface_water):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Southwick in 2000:
Southwick compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Southwick (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Southwick (based on Hampden County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.76%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 90
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
Number of full-service restaurants: 335
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,951 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,647 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($430 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Southwick fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $1,029,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,497
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,115
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 24,474
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Southwick)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Southwick, MA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:75 (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:14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 72 patent applications in 2008-2014.