Springfield, Massachusetts

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Population in 2013: 153,703 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 
Males: 72,302  (47.0%)
Females: 81,401  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01103, 01104, 01105, 01107, 01108, 01109, 01118, 01119, 01128, 01129, 01151, 01199.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,734 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Springfield:

$34,734
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,518 (it was $15,232 in 2000)

Springfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $143,400 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Springfield:

$143,400
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $180,775; Detached houses: $188,293; Townhouses or other attached units: $160,296; In 2-unit structures: $140,699; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,303; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,348; Mobile homes: $26,140

Median gross rent in 2013: $882.

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  • Races in Springfield, MA (2013)

    Springfield races chart
    • 62,20540.5%Hispanic
    • 52,79534.4%White alone
    • 31,43320.5%Black alone
    • 3,4632.3%Asian alone
    • 2,6571.7%Two or more races
    • 7210.5%American Indian alone
    • 3680.2%Other race alone
    • 520.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Springfield: 120.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (9.4%), Italian (8.3%), French (5.9%), English (4.0%), Polish (3.4%), West Indian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 32.1 square miles.

Population density: 4,788 people per square mile   (average).

Springfield,MA real estate house value index trend

Springfield, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Springfield:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springfield city:

  • Never married: 44.6%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

16,844 residents are foreign born (6.2% Latin America, 1.9% Asia, 1.4% Europe).

This city:

11.0%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Springfield, Massachusetts as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Springfield to the number of sex offenders is 7,678 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,515 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,474 (1.8%)

Springfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (76.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (111.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: East Longmeadow, MA (1.9 miles ), Longmeadow, MA (2.1 miles ), Chicopee, MA (2.1 miles ), West Springfield, MA (2.2 miles ), West Springfield Town, MA (2.3 miles ), Agawam, MA (2.4 miles ), Ludlow, MA (2.4 miles ), Wilbraham, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 1999: 68 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2001: 83 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2002: 90 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2003: 126 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2004: 163 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2005: 126 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2006: 135 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2007: 94 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2011: 55 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2012: 53 buildings, average cost: $144,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 72.55 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Birthplace of Basketball

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,372 (+9.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 28,850 (49.1%)

Area code: 413

Springfield household income distribution Springfield home values distribution

Crime rates in Springfield by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 10121517181520141616201122
per 100,000 6.57.89.911.211.99.813.29.310.410.413.07.114.3
Rapes 9910711513110911591117116129313989
per 100,000 64.869.575.686.371.975.360.277.475.683.620.125.257.9
Robberies 503585847690771682690567581587532542598
per 100,000 329.2380.0557.1454.7508.3446.8456.7374.9378.4380.4345.5350.8389.4
Assaults 2,6652,4001,9371,9301,7931,4481,2671,2001,2161,3589981,014964
per 100,000 1,744.01,558.81,273.91,271.81,182.2948.6838.7793.4792.0880.0648.1656.2627.7
Burglaries 2,6973,8082,6472,1482,1412,1782,0272,0022,0682,6602,4992,3172,360
per 100,000 1,765.02,473.31,740.91,415.41,411.61,426.81,341.71,323.61,346.91,723.81,622.81,499.51,536.6
Thefts 5,0875,1176,4145,5064,9744,9634,6944,4324,6154,0154,0723,9474,018
per 100,000 3,329.13,323.44,218.43,628.23,279.53,251.43,107.12,930.33,005.92,601.82,644.32,554.42,616.1
Auto thefts 1,7372,2702,5672,2961,5881,6061,221902835872794760735
per 100,000 1,136.71,474.31,688.31,512.91,047.01,052.1808.2596.4543.9565.1515.6491.9478.6
Arson 15612516968597563615066556856
per 100,000 102.181.2111.144.838.949.141.740.332.642.835.744.036.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 875.8937.7944.7862.9798.2730.9674.3620.2622.4659.5545.7526.8578.2

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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 Springfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 500 (442 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Massachusetts average:

2.51

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    Springfield tourist attractions:

    Unemployment in June 2014:
    Here:

    9.2%
    Massachusetts:

    5.6%

    Unemployment by year (%)

    Historical population

    Historical housing units


    Population change in the 1990s: -4,925 (-3.1%).
    Most common industries in 2013 (%)
    Males Females
    • Manufacturing (14%)
    • Retail trade (12%)
    • Health care and social assistance (11%)
    • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
    • Educational services (10%)
    • Accommodation and food services (6%)
    • Other services, except public administration (5%)
    • Health care and social assistance (33%)
    • Retail trade (12%)
    • Educational services (10%)
    • Accommodation and food services (8%)
    • Manufacturing (6%)
    • Other services, except public administration (5%)
    • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
    Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
    Males Females
    • Production occupations (13%)
    • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
    • Transportation occupations (9%)
    • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
    • Sales and related occupations (7%)
    • Management occupations (7%)
    • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
    • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
    • Sales and related occupations (12%)
    • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
    • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
    • Management occupations (7%)
    • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
    • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

    Average climate in Springfield, Massachusetts

    Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

    Tornado activity:

    Springfield-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

    On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Springfield city 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 31.4 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

    Earthquake activity:

    Springfield-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 156.3 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 174.5 miles away from Springfield 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 107.3 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 238.6 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 21.3 miles away from Springfield 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 114.6 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 (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, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
    Springfield topographic map

    Birthplace of: Dr. Seuss - Writer, Linda Perry - Female guitarist, Mike Scully - Writer and producer, Peter Welch - Congressman for Vermont, Donald Davidson (philosopher) - Philosopher, Mike Gravel - Politician, Robert B. Parker - Novelist, Robert Harold Davidson - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Timothy Leary - (1950-1996), author and LSD enthusiast, Oliver Edwards - Brevet major general in the Union Army during the Civil War.

    Medal of Honor Recipients

    Medal of Honor Recipients born in Springfield: Andrew S. Bryant, Arthur, Jr. MacArthur.

    Main business address for: SMITH & WESSON HOLDING CORP (ORDNANCE & ACCESSORIES, (NO VEHICLES/GUIDED MISSILES)), NORTHEAST UTILITIES (ELECTRIC SERVICES).

    Hospitals in Springfield:

    • BAYSTATE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 759 CHESTNUT STREET)
    • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 271 CAREW STREET)
    • SPRINGFIELD MUN HOSP (1400 STATE ST)

    Dialysis Facilities in Springfield:

    • EAST SPRINGFIELD DIALYSIS (BMA OF MASSACHUSETTS) (435 COTTAGE STREET)
    • SPRINGFIELD DIALYSIS CENTER (125 LIBERTY STREET, SUITE 101)
    • WESTERN MASS. KIDNEY CENTER (BMA SPRINGFIELD) (2000 MAIN STREET)

    Home Health Centers in Springfield:

    • BAYSTATE VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION AND HOSPICE (50 MAPLE STREET, P O BOX 9058)
    • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (2073 ROOSEVELT AVENUE)
    • HAMPDEN COUNTY VISITING NURSES AND HOME CARE SERV (110 FORT PLEASANT AVENUE)
    • INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS (604 COTTAGE STREET)
    • MEDICAL WEST COMM HEALTH PLAN HC DEPT (354 BIRNIE AVE,)
    • MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY SERVICES OF PIONEER VALLEY (96 INDUSTRY AVENUE)
    • QC MEDI-MA DBA KIMBERLY QUALITY CARE (2150 MAIN STREET)
    • STAFF BUILDERS HOME HEALTH CARE (155 MAPLE ST SUITE 408)

    Nursing Homes in Springfield:

    • CHAPIN CENTER (200 KENDALL STREET)
    • CRESCENT HILL NURSING CENTER (370 PINE ST)
    • MARATHON HEALTHCARE CENTER OF SPRINGFIELD (370 PINE STREET)
    • OLYMPUS SPECIALITY HOSP TCU - OLD (1400 STATE STREET)
    • REEDS LANDING NURSING CENTER (807 WILBRAHAM ROAD)
    • RING NURSING HOME RIDGEWOOD (22 RIDGEWOOD PLACE)
    • RING NURSING HOME SOUTH (155 MILL STREET)
    • SPRUCE MANOR NURSING HOME (388 CENTRAL ST)
    • SUMMERFIELD PINE MANOR NH (1190 LIBERTY ST)
    • WELDON TCU AT THE MERCY HOSPITAL, INC (271 CAREW STREET, 4TH FLOOR)

    Heliports located in Springfield:

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    Amtrak station:

    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.

    Colleges/Universities in Springfield:

    • Springfield Technical Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,750; Location: 1 Armory Sq; Public; Website: www.stcc.edu)
    • Western New England University (FT enrollment: 3,477; Location: 1215 Wilbraham Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wne.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Springfield College (FT enrollment: 3,144; Location: 263 Alden St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spfldcol.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • American International College (FT enrollment: 2,733; Location: 1000 State Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.aic.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Springfield College-School of Human Services (FT enrollment: 1,898; Location: Springfield College - School of Human Services; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spfldcol.edu/homepage/dept.nsf/shs; Offers Master's degree)
    • Branford Hall Career Institute-Springfield Campus (FT enrollment: 711; Location: 112 Industry Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.branfordhall.edu)
    • Mansfield Beauty Schools-Springfield (FT enrollment: 32; Location: 266 Bridge St; Private, for-profit; Website: mansfieldbeautyschools.edu)

    Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Springfield:

    • Bay Path College (about 5 miles; Longmeadow, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
    • Holyoke Community College (about 8 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
    • Mount Holyoke College (about 11 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
    • Westfield State University (about 13 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 5,548)
    • Smith College (about 15 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
    • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 19 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 26,583)
    • University of Hartford (about 24 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)

    Public high schools in Springfield:

    Private high schools in Springfield:

    • CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 596; Location: 260 SURREY RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
    • PIONEER VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 965 PLUMTREE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
    • THE MACDUFFIE SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 1 AMES HILL DR; Grades: 6 - 12)
    • MILL POND SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 91 OLD ACRE RD; Grades: 8 - 12)

    Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Springfield:

    Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Springfield:

    • HOLY CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 153 EDDYWOOD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
    • OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 52 ROSEWELL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
    • OUR LADY OF HOPE SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 474 ARMORY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
    • HOLY NAME SCHOOL (Students: 204; Location: 37 ALDERMAN; Grades: PK - 8)
    • PIONEER VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 1524 PARKER ST; Grades: PK - 6)
    • SPRINGFIELD DAY NURSERY (Students: 101; Location: 255 KING ST; Grades: PK - KG)
    • ACADEMY HILL SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 1190 LIBERTY ST; Grades: KG - 8)
    • CURTIS BLAKE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 979 DICKINSON ST; Grades: 1 - 8)
    • SPRINGFIELD SDA JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 38; Location: 797 STATE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
    • ACRES PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 26; Location: 850 PARKER ST; Grades: PK - KG)
    See full list of schools located in Springfield, map of school districts: SPRINGFIELD

    Library in Springfield:

    • SPRINGFIELD CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,471,742; Location: 220 STATE ST.; 709,855 books; 930 e-books; 36,721 audio materials; 28,657 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 1,022 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

    User submitted facts and corrections:

    • WSHM 3 is Springfield Mass's CBS affiliate
    • WEIB-FM (106.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: CUTTING EDGE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
    • Dr. Seuss 3/2/1904-9/24/1991 Born in Springfield, MA. added by Myya

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    Notable locations in Springfield: Memorial Industrial Park (A), Veterans Golf Course (B), Wells Block (C), Barrows Playground (D), Wight Playground (E), Walker Playground (F), George M Hendee Playground (G), Emily Bill Playground (H), J L Sullivan Playground (I), Springfield Plaza (J), Winchester Plaza (K), Five Town Plaza (L), Rockys Plaza (M), Babson Library (N), Baystate Medical Center Health Sciences Library (O), Bemis Hall (P), Berkshire Hall (Q), Beveridge Center (R), Adams Hall (S), Afro-American Cultural Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Big D Plaza Shopping Center (1), Center Square Shopping Center (2), Eastfield Mall Shopping Center (3), Finast Shopping Center (4), Five Town Plaza Shopping Center (5), Marshalls Boston-Parker Plaza Shopping Center (6), One-Stop Shopping Center (7), Page Boulevard Mini-Mall Shopping Center (8), Riverdale Shops Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Main business address in Springfield include: SMITH & WESSON HOLDING CORP (A), NORTHEAST UTILITIES (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in Springfield include: Zion Community Baptist Church (A), Word of Life Ministries Church (B), Whole Truth Temple (C), Wesley United Methodist Church (D), Wachogue Congregational Church (E), Victory Church (F), Universal Temple Family Church (G), United House of Prayer Church (H), Union Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Gate of Heaven Cemetery (1), Maplewood Cemetery (2), Hillcrest Park Cemetery (3), Sinai Memorial Park (4), Saint Aloysius Cemetery (5), Bay Path Cemetery (6), Saint Benedicts Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Dimmock Pond (A), Venture Pond (B), Quarry Pond (C), Mona Lake (D), Lake Lorraine (E), Long Pond (F), Island Pond (G), Hogan Ponds (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pecousic Brook (A), Entry Dingle Brook (B), Fuller Brook (C), Mill River (D), Schnelock Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in Springfield include: Gunn Square (1), Winchester Square (2), Entry Dingle Park (3), Pynchon Park (4), Stebbins Park (5), Gurdon Bill Park (6), Calhoun Park (7), Goodwin Park (8), Federal Square (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions: Basketball Hall of Fame (Museums; 1000 West Columbus Avenue) (1), Mass Commonwealth - Springfield District Court- Trial Courts- Hampden Law Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 50 State Street) (2), Indian Motocycle Museum Hall of Fame (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 33 Hendee Street) (3), Forest Park Zoological Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Pecousic Drive) (4), Italian Cultural Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 11 Acushnet Avenue) (5), United States Government - Interior Dept- National Park Service (Recreation Areas; 1 Armory Square) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

    Hotels: Marriott Springfield (2 Boland Way) (1), Peter's Grille (1 Monarch Place Suite 100) (2), Country Inn & Tavern - Country Western Lounge (339 Boston Road) (3), Blackjacks (1 Monarch Place) (4), Center Court (1 Monarch Place Suite 100) (5), Holiday Inn Springfield (711 Dwight Street) (6), Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place (1 Monarch Place) (7), River Inn (700 State) (8), Sheraton Springfield (1 Monarch Place Suite 100) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

    Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Trial Courts- Springfield District Court- Juvenile C (80 State Street) (1), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Courts- Springfield District Court- Jury Commissi (50 State Street) (2), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Courts- Springfield District Court- Housing C (37 Elm Street) (3), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Courts- Springfield District Court- Superior C (50 State Street) (4), United States District Court (1550 Main Street) (5), Springfield Museums and Dr Seuss National Memorial - Libraries- Springfield City Lib (220 State Street) (6), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Courts- Springfield District Court- District Atto (50 State Street) (7), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Courts- Springfield District Court- Probate & Family C (50 State Street) (8), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Courts- Springfield District Court (50 State Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

    Hampden 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 2012 was 93.8. This is worse than average.

    City:

    93.8
    U.S.:

    74.2

    Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.216. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    0.216
    U.S.:

    0.303

    Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    2.06
    U.S.:

    6.58

    Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.905. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    0.905
    U.S.:

    1.929

    Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    26.0
    U.S.:

    32.0

    Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    9.18
    U.S.:

    20.22

    Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    8.51
    U.S.:

    9.14

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

    SPRINGFIELD WATER AND SEWER COMMISSION (Population served: 234,105, Surface water):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2006)
    SILVER MEADOW (Address: 322 MAIN ST SUITE 1 , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • One minor monitoring violation
    • 2 regular monitoring violations
    Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.3%
    (15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 42.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 52.0% for other race residents, 35.0% for two or more races residents)
    Average household size:
    This city:  2.6 people
    Massachusetts:  2.5 people

    Percentage of family households:
    This city:  63.5%
    Whole state:  63.0%

    Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
    This city:  9.0%
    Whole state:  7.0%

    Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
    • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
    • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

    People in group quarters in Springfield in 2010:

    • 3,979 people in college/university student housing
    • 553 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
    • 242 people in other noninstitutional facilities
    • 206 people in correctional residential facilities
    • 168 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
    • 138 people in residential treatment centers for adults
    • 132 people in group homes intended for adults
    • 74 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
    • 64 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
    • 57 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
    • 35 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
    • 29 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

    People in group quarters in Springfield in 2000:

    • 3,215 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
    • 829 people in nursing homes
    • 323 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
    • 228 people in other types of correctional institutions
    • 200 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
    • 200 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
    • 123 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
    • 113 people in unknown juvenile institutions
    • 88 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
    • 86 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
    • 83 people in homes for the mentally ill
    • 77 people in religious group quarters
    • 75 people in homes for the mentally retarded
    • 41 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
    • 26 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
    • 25 people in other group homes

    Springfield, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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    Springfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

    • Median household income below state average.
    • Median house value significantly below state average.
    • Unemployed percentage below state average.
    • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
    • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
    • Median age below state average.
    Arena or stadium:
    • MassMutual Center. Capacity: 8,177.

    Banks with most branches in Springfield (2011 data):

    • TD Bank, National Association: 9 branches. 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
    • Bank of America, National Association: 7 branches. 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
    • RBS Citizens, National Association: Main Street, East Springfield Stop And Shop, Springfield Stop & Shop (S & S), Island Pond Branch, Springfield Cooley S&S Branch, Springfield Stop & Shop Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
    • PeoplesBank: Springfield Branch, Sumner Street Springfield Branch, St. James Avenue Branch, Wilbraham Road Branch. 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
    • Hampden Bank: Allen Street Branch, Tower Square Branch, Boston Road Branch, at 19 Harrison Avenue. Info updated 2012/04/04: Bank assets: $563.1 mil, Deposits: $428.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Hampden Bancorp, Inc.
    • People's United Bank: The Bank Of Western Massachusetts Br, State Street Branch, Boston Road Branch. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
    • United Bank: St. James Avenue Branch, Wilbraham Road Branch, Downtown Branch. Info updated 2012/01/20: Bank assets: $1,617.9 mil, Deposits: $1,235.2 mil, headquarters in West Springfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
    • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Springfield Main Branch at 1350 Main Street, branch established on 1872/01/01; Forest Park Branch at 590 Sumner Avenue, branch established on 1906/01/06. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
    • Berkshire Bank: Springfield Branch at 1259 East Columbus Ave, branch established on 2009/11/14. 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
    • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

    Fire-safe hotels and motels in Springfield, Massachusetts:

    • Sheraton Springfield, One Springfield Ctr, Springfield, MA 01144 , Phone: (413) 781-1010, Fax: (413) 732-7560
    • Holiday Inn- Springfield, 711 Dwight St, Springfield, MA 01104 , Phone: (413) 781-0900, Fax: (413) 785-1410
    • Marriott Springfield, Corner Boland Way & E Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01115 , Phone: (413) 781-7111, Fax: (413) 731-8932
    • Hilton Garden Inn Springfield, 800 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105 , Phone: (413) 886-8000, Fax: (413) 886-8100
    • La Quinta Inns & Suites, 100 Congress St, Springfield, MA 01104 , Phone: (413) 781-0900, Fax: (413) 750-3135
    All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Springfield, Massachusetts

    Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

    School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

    Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
    Here:

    16.0
    Massachusetts average:

    12.9

    Springfield travel time to work - commute Springfield mode of transportation to work chart

    Most commonly used house heating fuel:

    • Utility gas (59%)
    • Electricity (21%)
    • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
    • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

    Presidential Elections Results

    1996 2000 2008 2012

    1996 Presidential Elections Results

    2000 Presidential Elections Results

    2008 Presidential Elections Results

    2012 Presidential Elections Results

    Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

    Neighborhoods in Springfield:

    (Springfield, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

    Religion statistics for Springfield city (based on Hampden County data)

    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
    This county:

    0.04 / 10,000 pop.
    State:

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

    1.87 / 10,000 pop.
    Massachusetts:

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

    2.43 / 10,000 pop.
    State:

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

    7.27 / 10,000 pop.
    State:

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

    9.2%
    Massachusetts:

    8.1%
    Adult obesity rate:
    Hampden County:

    25.9%
    Massachusetts:

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

    16.2%
    State:

    16.5%
    Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
    Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
    Financial Administration 64$318,370$59,6942$886
    Other Government Administration 55$262,666$57,3092$6,785
    Judicial and Legal 18$91,264$60,84314$27,535
    Police Protection - Officers 424$2,696,260$76,3090$0
    Police - Other 82$312,785$45,7730$0
    Firefighters 223$1,460,100$78,5700$0
    Fire - Other 20$99,750$59,8500$0
    Streets and Highways 70$303,116$51,9630$0
    Welfare 12$47,625$47,62569$56,722
    Health 45$178,529$47,6088$15,307
    Solid Waste Management 49$197,024$48,2510$0
    Parks and Recreation 69$270,545$47,05121$12,397
    Housing and Community Development(Local) 30$126,222$50,4894$13,947
    Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 3,563$16,808,430$56,61042$109,047
    Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 1,020$3,309,036$38,930143$152,961
    Local Libraries 55$199,739$43,57932$41,314
    Other and Unallocable 87$377,670$52,0920$0
    Totals for Government 5,886$27,059,131$55,166337$436,901

    Springfield government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

    • Construction - General - Other: $4,730,000 ($30.77)
      Regular Highways: $4,172,000 ($27.14)
      General Public Buildings: $1,408,000 ($9.16)
      Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000 ($0.01)
    • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $320,128,000 ($2082.77)
      General - Other: $78,810,000 ($512.74)
      Police Protection: $30,505,000 ($198.47)
      Sewerage: $17,784,000 ($115.70)
      Local Fire Protection: $15,677,000 ($102.00)
      Regular Highways: $9,579,000 ($62.32)
      Solid Waste Management: $8,970,000 ($58.36)
      Water Utilities: $8,937,000 ($58.14)
      Housing and Community Development: $7,755,000 ($50.45)
      Financial Administration: $6,226,000 ($40.51)
      Parks and Recreation: $5,693,000 ($37.04)
      Libraries: $4,598,000 ($29.91)
      General Public Buildings: $3,695,000 ($24.04)
      Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,272,000 ($21.29)
      Judicial and Legal Services: $1,284,000 ($8.35)
      Health - Other: $1,110,000 ($7.22)
      Central Staff Services: $1,034,000 ($6.73)
      Public Welfare - Other: $696,000 ($4.53)
    • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $135,334,000 ($880.49)
      Corporate Bonds: $43,661,000 ($284.06)
      Total Cash and Deposits: $10,317,000 ($67.12)
      Benefit Payments: $1,069,000 ($6.95)
    • General - Interest on Debt: $13,028,000 ($84.76)
    • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,654,000 ($49.80)
      Financial Administration: $2,917,000 ($18.98)
      Health - Other: $26,000 ($0.17)
    • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $2,116,000 ($13.77)
      General - Other: $384,000 ($2.50)
    • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,773,000 ($18.04)
      General - Other: $1,240,000 ($8.07)
      Local Fire Protection: $353,000 ($2.30)
      Police Protection: $269,000 ($1.75)
      Parks and Recreation: $152,000 ($0.99)
      Regular Highways: $103,000 ($0.67)
      Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $81,000 ($0.53)
      Libraries: $45,000 ($0.29)
      Financial Administration: $30,000 ($0.20)
      Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($0.15)
      General Public Building: $15,000 ($0.10)
      Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($0.07)
    • Total Salaries and Wages: $288,224,000 ($1875.20)

    Springfield government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

    • Charges - Sewerage: $29,541,000 ($192.20)
      Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $6,008,000 ($39.09)
      All Other: $4,822,000 ($31.37)
      Parks and Recreation: $2,399,000 ($15.61)
      Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $326,000 ($2.12)
      Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $50,000 ($0.33)
    • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $49,475,000 ($321.89)
      Local Employee Contribution: $409,000 ($2.66)
    • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $22,055,000 ($143.49)
      Housing and Community Development: $8,196,000 ($53.32)
      Education: $5,530,000 ($35.98)
      Highways: $1,540,000 ($10.02)
    • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,060,000 ($117.50)
      Interest Earnings: $3,745,000 ($24.37)
      Fines and Forfeits: $2,056,000 ($13.38)
      Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($0.12)
    • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,401,000 ($87.19)
    • State Intergovernmental - Education: $295,256,000 ($1920.95)
      General Local Government Support: $43,435,000 ($282.59)
      Highways: $2,640,000 ($17.18)
      All Other: $2,464,000 ($16.03)
      Public Welfare: $295,000 ($1.92)
    • Tax - Property: $139,194,000 ($905.60)
      Other License: $2,954,000 ($19.22)
      Other Selective Sales: $935,000 ($6.08)

    Springfield government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

    • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $312,696,000 ($2034.42)
      Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $284,515,000 ($1851.07)
      Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,682,000 ($316.73)
      Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,501,000 ($133.38)
    • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,870,000 ($12.17)

    Springfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

    • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,540,000 ($101.10)
    • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $48,658,000 ($316.57)
      Total Federal Securities: $30,603,000 ($199.10)
    • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $116,346,000 ($756.95)

    3.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,163 average adjusted gross income)

    Here:

    3.02%
    Massachusetts average:

    5.61%

    0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($391 average AGI)
    Hampden County:

    0.06%
    Massachusetts average:

    0.06%

    Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
    from Hampshire County, MA  0.68% ($38,844 average AGI)
    from Hartford County, CT  0.27% ($44,964)
    from Worcester County, MA  0.21% ($37,569)


    3.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,954 average adjusted gross income)

    Here:

    3.70%
    Massachusetts average:

    5.85%

    0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
    Hampden County:

    0.05%
    Massachusetts average:

    0.11%

    Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
    to Hampshire County, MA  0.68% ($38,874 average AGI)
    to Hartford County, CT  0.34% ($52,978)
    to Worcester County, MA  0.23% ($42,061)

    Strongest AM radio stations in Springfield:

    • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
    • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
    • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
    • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
    • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
    • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • WMAS (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
    • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
    • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
    • WACM (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. GOIS)
    • 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)
    • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

    Strongest FM radio stations in Springfield:

    • WAIC (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE)
    • WTCC (90.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SPRINGFIELD TECH. COMM. COLLEGE)
    • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
    • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
    • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
    • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
    • WSCB (89.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: THE PRES.& TRUS. OF SPRINGFIELD COLL)
    • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
    • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
    • WNEK-FM (105.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WESTERN NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE)
    • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
    • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
    • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
    • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
    • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
    • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
    • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
    • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

    TV broadcast stations around Springfield:

    • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
    • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
    • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
    • 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.)
    • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
    • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
    • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
    • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
    • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
    • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
    • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
    • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)
    • 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.)

    Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

    See more detailed statistics of Springfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
    • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
    • 69Number of bridges
    • 675m2,215ftTotal length
    • $456,607,000Total costs
    • 2,880,695Total average daily traffic
    • 180,425Total average daily truck traffic

    New bridges - Historical Statistics

    • 3Before 1900
    • 11900-1909
    • 41920-1929
    • 81930-1939
    • 91950-1959
    • 371960-1969
    • 61970-1979
    • 11990-1999
    See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Springfield, MA
    FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Springfield)
    FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Springfield, MA)
    FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
    FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
    FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
    FCC Registered Paging Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
    FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
    FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 234 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Springfield)

    FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Springfield)
    FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
    Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
    (Based on 35 full tracts)
    A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
    Home Purchase Loans
    B) Conventional
    Home Purchase Loans
    C) Refinancings
    D) Home Improvement Loans
    E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
    F) Non-occupant Loans on
    < 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
    G) Loans On Manufactured
    Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
    NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
    LOANS ORIGINATED661$137,115541$99,3291,276$123,595166$42,04218$731,667163$92,8046$42,333
    APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$126,54137$102,486181$130,59730$34,5330$024$79,7922$30,000
    APPLICATIONS DENIED136$128,140159$94,925799$125,324258$28,0665$296,400114$80,93015$24,800
    APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN83$116,79597$87,371408$132,99021$47,1430$037$84,2160$0
    FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS20$120,50018$91,222165$128,5155$42,2000$08$92,3750$0

    Detailed mortgage data for all 35 tracts in Springfield, MA

    Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
    (Based on 26 full tracts)
    A) Conventional
    Home Purchase Loans
    B) Refinancings
    C) Non-occupant Loans on
    < 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
    NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
    LOANS ORIGINATED57$139,43936$155,0560$0
    APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$159,44415$130,8000$0
    APPLICATIONS DENIED17$142,00011$139,0000$0
    APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$141,3333$161,6671$109,000
    FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$114,0000$00$0

    Conventional Home Purchase Loans

    Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

    2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

    • Fire: 1161
    • Hazardous Condition: 538
    • Service Call: 68
    • Good Intent Call: 8

    Incident types - Springfield

    See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Springfield, MA
    Most common first names in Springfield, MA among deceased individuals
    NameCountLived (average)
    Mary2,10280.8 years
    John1,81874.5 years
    William1,38573.6 years
    James1,08072.1 years
    Joseph1,06874.8 years
    Robert91069.5 years
    George85674.8 years
    Helen84679.7 years
    Margaret72180.2 years
    Edward69473.8 years
    Most common last names in Springfield, MA among deceased individuals
    Last nameCountLived (average)
    Smith45973.6 years
    Johnson43674.6 years
    Sullivan34176.8 years
    Brown33171.5 years
    Williams28771.6 years
    Jones22272.6 years
    Murphy20576.6 years
    Shea19077.6 years
    Anderson17075.1 years
    Oconnor16877.3 years
    Businesses in Springfield, MA
    NameCountNameCount
    7-Eleven2Lane Furniture3
    AMF Bowling1LensCrafters1
    AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza2
    Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
    Advance Auto Parts3Macy's1
    Aeropostale1Marriott1
    American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
    Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
    AutoZone3McDonald's9
    Bath & Body Works1Men's Wearhouse1
    Blockbuster2Motherhood Maternity1
    Burger King4Nike20
    Burlington Coat Factory1Old Navy1
    CVS6Olive Garden1
    Chevrolet1Payless4
    Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske2
    Circle K1Pizza Hut1
    Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
    Dairy Queen1RadioShack3
    Deb1Raymour & Flanigan1
    Domino's Pizza3Rite Aid1
    DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
    Dressbarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
    Dunkin Donuts19Sears2
    Fashion Bug1Sheraton1
    FedEx17Sprint Nextel1
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    • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
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    • #99 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #9 (01103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bermudan first ancestries"
    • #40 (01109) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Barbadian first ancestries"
    • #68 (01109) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Jamaican first ancestries"
    • #70 (01103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
    • #85 (01151) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
    • #96 (01103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
    • #96 (01119) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lebanese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
    • #99 (01104) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Cape Verdean first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
    • #100 (01105) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Subsaharan African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
    • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
    • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
    • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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