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Population in 2012: 153,552 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 

Males: 72,955  (47.5%)
Females: 80,597  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  31.8 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 2012: $31,356 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Springfield:

$31,356
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,146

Springfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $143,600 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Springfield:

$143,600
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $164,747; Detached houses: $168,458; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,691; In 2-unit structures: $158,652; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $162,971; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,362; Mobile homes: $63,139

Median gross rent in 2012: $808.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 01103, 01104, 01105, 01107, 01108, 01109, 01118, 01119, 01128, 01129, 01151.

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Springfield races chart
  • Hispanic - 62,472 (40.8%)
  • White alone - 55,532 (36.3%)
  • Black alone - 28,333 (18.5%)
  • Asian alone - 2,911 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2,094 (1.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1,478 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 328 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Springfield: 120.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (10.6%), French (6.6%), Italian (6.5%), English (4.5%), Polish (4.4%), German (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 32.1 square miles.

Population density: 4,783 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Springfield:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 17.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springfield city:

  • Never married: 44.2%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

15,439 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 2.1% Europe, 1.9% Asia, 1.1% Africa).

This city:  9.9%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 196 registered sex offenders living in Springfield, Massachusetts as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Springfield to the number of sex offenders is 783 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,597 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,469 (2.0%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (120.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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

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Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 72.55 W

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

Daytime population change due to commuting: +22,713 (+14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 29,437 (54.9%)

Area code: 413

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Crime rates in Springfield by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 8101215171815201416162011
per 100,000 5.36.57.89.911.211.99.813.29.310.410.413.07.1
Rapes 12299107115131109115911171161293139
per 100,000 80.664.869.575.686.371.975.360.277.475.683.620.125.2
Robberies 455503585847690771682690567581587532542
per 100,000 300.6329.2380.0557.1454.7508.3446.8456.7374.9378.4380.4345.5350.8
Assaults 2,1772,6652,4001,9371,9301,7931,4481,2671,2001,2161,3589981,014
per 100,000 1438.31744.01558.81273.91271.81182.2948.6838.7793.4792.0880.0648.1656.2
Burglaries 2,1222,6973,8082,6472,1482,1412,1782,0272,0022,0682,6602,4992,317
per 100,000 1401.91765.02473.31740.91415.41411.61426.81341.71323.61346.91723.81622.81499.5
Thefts 5,7925,0875,1176,4145,5064,9744,9634,6944,4324,6154,0154,0723,947
per 100,000 3826.63329.13323.44218.43628.23279.53251.43107.12930.33005.92601.82644.32554.4
Auto thefts 1,7021,7372,2702,5672,2961,5881,6061,221902835872794760
per 100,000 1124.51136.71474.31688.31512.91047.01052.1808.2596.4543.9565.1515.6491.9
Arson 162156125169685975636150665568
per 100,000 107.0102.181.2111.144.838.949.141.740.332.642.835.744.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 808.4875.7937.6944.6862.8798.1730.8674.3620.1622.3659.4545.6526.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 413 (368 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Detailed articles:

    Springfield, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

    Unemployment in July 2013:
    Here:

    11.8%
    Massachusetts:

    7.2%

    Unemployment by year (%)

    Historical population

    Historical housing units


    Population change in the 1990s: -4,925 (-3.1%).

    Most common industries (%)
    Males Females
    • Accommodation and food services (7%)
    • Educational services (7%)
    • Construction (7%)
    • Public administration (7%)
    • Metal and metal products (5%)
    • Health care (4%)
    • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
    • Health care (19%)
    • Educational services (14%)
    • Accommodation and food services (7%)
    • Finance and insurance (7%)
    • Social assistance (5%)
    • Public administration (5%)
    • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
    Most common occupations (%)
    Males Females
    • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
    • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
    • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
    • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
    • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
    • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
    • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
    • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
    • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
    • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
    • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
    • Cashiers (5%)
    • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
    • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3%)

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

    Average climate in Springfield, Massachusetts

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    Tornado activity:

    Springfield-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 35% greater 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 below Massachusetts state average. It is 88% 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 21.3 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 14.0 miles away from Springfield 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 24.0 miles away from the city center
    On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 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 73.3 miles away from Springfield 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 87.2 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).
    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 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/medical centers in Springfield:

    • EAST SPRINGFIELD DIALYSIS (BMA OF MASSACHUSETTS) (Dialysis Facility, 435 COTTAGE STREET)
    • SPRINGFIELD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 125 LIBERTY STREET, SUITE 101)
    • WESTERN MASS. KIDNEY CENTER (BMA SPRINGFIELD) (Dialysis Facility, 2000 MAIN STREET)
    • BAYSTATE VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 50 MAPLE STREET, P O BOX 9058)
    • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2073 ROOSEVELT AVENUE)
    • HAMPDEN COUNTY VISITING NURSES AND HOME CARE SERV (Home Health Center, 110 FORT PLEASANT AVENUE)
    • INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS (Home Health Center, 604 COTTAGE STREET)
    • MEDICAL WEST COMM HEALTH PLAN HC DEPT (Home Health Center, 354 BIRNIE AVE,)
    • MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY SERVICES OF PIONEER VALLEY (Home Health Center, 96 INDUSTRY AVENUE)
    • QC MEDI-MA DBA KIMBERLY QUALITY CARE (Home Health Center, 2150 MAIN STREET)
    • STAFF BUILDERS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 155 MAPLE ST SUITE 408)
    • BAYSTATE MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 759 CHESTNUT STREET)
    • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 271 CAREW STREET)
    • SPRINGFIELD MUN HOSP (Hospital, 1400 STATE ST)
    • CHAPIN CENTER (Nursing Home, 200 KENDALL STREET)
    • CRESCENT HILL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 370 PINE ST)
    • MARATHON HEALTHCARE CENTER OF SPRINGFIELD (Nursing Home, 370 PINE STREET)
    • OLYMPUS SPECIALITY HOSP TCU - OLD (Nursing Home, 1400 STATE STREET)
    • PARK VIEW REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1400 STATE STREET)
    • REEDS LANDING NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 807 WILBRAHAM ROAD)
    • RING NURSING HOME RIDGEWOOD (Nursing Home, 22 RIDGEWOOD PLACE)
    • RING NURSING HOME SOUTH (Nursing Home, 155 MILL STREET)
    • RING NURSING HOME/EAST (Nursing Home, 215 BICENTENNIAL HWY)
    • SPRUCE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 388 CENTRAL ST)
    • SUMMERFIELD PINE MANOR NH (Nursing Home, 1190 LIBERTY ST)
    • WELDON TCU AT THE MERCY HOSPITAL, INC (Nursing Home, 271 CAREW STREET, 4TH FLOOR)
    • WINGATE AT SPRINGFIELD REHAB AND SKILLED NURS RES (Nursing Home, 215 BICENTENNIAL HIGHWAY)

    Political contributions by individuals in Springfield, MA

    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.

    Local government website: www.springfieldcityhall.com/COS

    Colleges/Universities in Springfield:

    • Springfield College (Full-time enrollment: 4,366; Location: 263 Alden St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spfldcol.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Springfield Technical Community College (FT enrollment: 2,952; Location: 1 Armory Sq; Public; Website: www.stcc.edu)
    • Western New England College (FT enrollment: 2,859; Location: 1215 Wilbraham Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wnec.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • American International College (FT enrollment: 1,715; Location: 1000 State Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.aic.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Branford Hall Career Institute-Springfield Campus (FT enrollment: 692; Location: 112 Industry Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.BRANFORDHALL.COM)
    • Mansfield Beauty Schools (FT enrollment: 36; Location: 266 Bridge St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mansfieldbeautyschools.com)

    Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Springfield:

    • Holyoke Community College (about 8 miles; Holyoke, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,973)
    • Mount Holyoke College (about 11 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,232)
    • Westfield State College (about 13 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,632)
    • Smith College (about 15 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,021)
    • University of Massachusetts Amherst (about 20 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 21,515)
    • University of Hartford (about 24 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 5,374)
    • Manchester Community College (about 25 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 3,430)

    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

    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)
    AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

    Air Quality Index (AQI)

    Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.9. This is about average.
    City:

    31.9
    U.S.:

    32.0
    Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.358. This is about average. There were 80 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    0.358
    U.S.:

    0.334
    Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. There were 104 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    2.39
    U.S.:

    2.43
    Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.26. This is about average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    8.26
    U.S.:

    9.39
    Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.3. This is about average. There were 77 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    25.3
    U.S.:

    28.3
    Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 115 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    14.0
    U.S.:

    22.1
    Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. There were 58 monitors within city limits.
    City:

    9.62
    U.S.:

    9.59

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

    SPRINGFIELD WATER & SEWER COMMISSION (Population served: 258735, Surface_water):
    Past health violations:
    • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2004)
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
    Past monitoring violations:
    • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2005 and JAN-03-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2006)
    YMCA CAMP NORWICH (Address: 275 CHESTNUT STREET , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • One regular monitoring violation
    SILVER MEADOW (Address: 322 MAIN ST SUITE 1 , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • One minor monitoring violation
    • 24 regular monitoring violations

    Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.3%
    (16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Black residents, 46.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.2% for other race 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

    Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Springfield, MA

    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 compared to Massachusetts state average:

    Springfield, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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    • Median household income below state average.
    • Median house value significantly below state average.
    • Unemployed percentage above state average.
    • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
    • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
    • Median age below state average.
    • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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    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 2012

    School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


    Springfield travel time to work - commute


    Springfield mode of transportation to work chart

    Most commonly used house heating fuel:

    • Utility gas (61%)
    • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
    • Electricity (16%)
    • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
    • Other fuel (1%)

    Presidential Elections Results

    1996 2000 2008 2012

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    2012 Presidential Elections Results

    Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



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

    Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.76%
    Here64.8%
    USA50.2%

    Adherents


    Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

    NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
    Adherents80.9%3.8%3.6%1.9%1.5%
    Congregations30.4%13.0%4.0%7.7%5.7%
    NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
    Adherents1.5%1.0%1.0%0.8%4.0%
    Congregations6.9%5.3%1.6%2.0%23.5%
    Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
    Tables 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 2007)
    Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
    Financial Administration 77$339,474$52,9054$8,672
    Other Government Administration 46$202,286$52,7705$15,090
    Judicial and Legal 15$72,308$57,84611$28,687
    Police Protection - Officers 447$2,273,995$61,0470$0
    Police - Other 92$260,102$33,9264$5,979
    Firefighters 261$1,297,498$59,6550$0
    Fire - Other 6$18,168$36,3360$0
    Streets and Highways 106$491,637$55,6572$1,851
    Welfare 9$33,333$44,44487$68,184
    Health 45$147,698$39,3867$10,842
    Solid Waste Management 53$225,250$51,0000$0
    Sewerage 63$204,810$39,0110$0
    Parks and Recreation 74$267,498$43,3788$7,117
    Housing and Community Development(Local) 24$99,830$49,9154$11,272
    Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 3,489$18,109,580$62,286387$938,183
    Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 625$1,480,879$28,4331,900$2,688,605
    Local Libraries 68$211,848$37,38528$32,465
    Other and Unallocable 139$498,116$43,0039$16,485
    Totals for Government 5,639$26,234,310$55,8282,456$3,833,432

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

    • Construction - General - Other: $4,730,000 ($30.80)
      Regular Highways: $4,172,000 ($27.17)
      General Public Buildings: $1,408,000 ($9.17)
      Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000 ($0.01)
    • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $320,128,000 ($2084.82)
      General - Other: $78,810,000 ($513.25)
      Police Protection: $30,505,000 ($198.66)
      Sewerage: $17,784,000 ($115.82)
      Local Fire Protection: $15,677,000 ($102.10)
      Regular Highways: $9,579,000 ($62.38)
      Solid Waste Management: $8,970,000 ($58.42)
      Water Utilities: $8,937,000 ($58.20)
      Housing and Community Development: $7,755,000 ($50.50)
      Financial Administration: $6,226,000 ($40.55)
      Parks and Recreation: $5,693,000 ($37.08)
      Libraries: $4,598,000 ($29.94)
      General Public Buildings: $3,695,000 ($24.06)
      Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,272,000 ($21.31)
      Judicial and Legal Services: $1,284,000 ($8.36)
      Health - Other: $1,110,000 ($7.23)
      Central Staff Services: $1,034,000 ($6.73)
      Public Welfare - Other: $696,000 ($4.53)
    • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $135,334,000 ($881.36)
      Corporate Bonds: $43,661,000 ($284.34)
      Total Cash and Deposits: $10,317,000 ($67.19)
      Benefit Payments: $1,069,000 ($6.96)
    • General - Interest on Debt: $13,028,000 ($84.84)
    • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,654,000 ($49.85)
      Financial Administration: $2,917,000 ($19.00)
      Health - Other: $26,000 ($0.17)
    • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $2,116,000 ($13.78)
      General - Other: $384,000 ($2.50)
    • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,773,000 ($18.06)
      General - Other: $1,240,000 ($8.08)
      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 ($1877.04)

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

    • Charges - Sewerage: $29,541,000 ($192.38)
      Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $6,008,000 ($39.13)
      All Other: $4,822,000 ($31.40)
      Parks and Recreation: $2,399,000 ($15.62)
      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 ($322.20)
      Local Employee Contribution: $409,000 ($2.66)
    • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $22,055,000 ($143.63)
      Housing and Community Development: $8,196,000 ($53.38)
      Education: $5,530,000 ($36.01)
      Highways: $1,540,000 ($10.03)
    • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,060,000 ($117.61)
      Interest Earnings: $3,745,000 ($24.39)
      Fines and Forfeits: $2,056,000 ($13.39)
      Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($0.12)
    • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,401,000 ($87.27)
    • State Intergovernmental - Education: $295,256,000 ($1922.84)
      General Local Government Support: $43,435,000 ($282.87)
      Highways: $2,640,000 ($17.19)
      All Other: $2,464,000 ($16.05)
      Public Welfare: $295,000 ($1.92)
    • Tax - Property: $139,194,000 ($906.49)
      Other License: $2,954,000 ($19.24)
      Other Selective Sales: $935,000 ($6.09)

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

    • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $312,696,000 ($2036.42)
      Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $284,515,000 ($1852.89)
      Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,682,000 ($317.04)
      Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,501,000 ($133.51)
    • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,870,000 ($12.18)

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

    • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,540,000 ($101.20)
    • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $48,658,000 ($316.88)
      Total Federal Securities: $30,603,000 ($199.30)
    • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $116,346,000 ($757.70)

    3.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,951 average adjusted gross income)

    Here:

    3.44%
    Massachusetts average:

    6.31%

    0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
    Hampden County:

    0.07%
    Massachusetts average:

    0.28%


    Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
    from Hampshire County, MA  0.78% ($35,301 average AGI)
    from Worcester County, MA  0.29% ($43,516)
    from Hartford County, CT  0.27% ($45,440)


    4.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,647 average adjusted gross income)

    Here:

    4.29%
    Massachusetts average:

    6.91%

    0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($430 average AGI)
    Hampden County:

    0.07%
    Massachusetts average:

    0.11%


    Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
    to Hampshire County, MA  0.77% ($38,198 average AGI)
    to Hartford County, CT  0.38% ($47,087)
    to Worcester County, MA  0.25% ($38,860)

    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 - 2011 here


    National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
    Number of bridges: 69
    Total length: 675 meters (2,215ft)
    Total costs: $456,607,000
    Total average daily traffic: 2,880,695
    Total average daily truck traffic: 180,425

    New bridges - Historical Statistics

    • Before 1900: 3
    • 1900-1909: 1
    • 1910-1919: 0
    • 1920-1929: 4
    • 1930-1939: 8
    • 1940-1949: 0
    • 1950-1959: 9
    • 1960-1969: 37
    • 1970-1979: 6
    • 1980-1989: 0
    • 1990-1999: 1
    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-Eleven2Little Caesars Pizza2
    AMF Bowling1Lowe's1
    AT&T1Macy's1
    Ace Hardware2Marriott1
    Aeropostale1Marshalls1
    American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets2
    Applebee's1McDonald's9
    AutoZone3Men's Wearhouse1
    Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
    Blockbuster2Nike20
    Burger King4Old Navy1
    Burlington Coat Factory1Olive Garden1
    CVS6Payless4
    Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske2
    Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
    Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
    Deb1RadioShack3
    Domino's Pizza3Raymour & Flanigan1
    DressBarn1Rite Aid1
    Dunkin Donuts19Ruby Tuesday1
    Fashion Bug1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
    FedEx17Sears2
    Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel1
    GNC1Starbucks1
    GameStop3Subway17
    Goodwill2T-Mobile4
    H&R Block7Taco Bell3
    Hot Topic1The Room Place1
    Howard Johnson2Toys"R"Us2
    IHOP1True Value1
    JCPenney1U-Haul4
    Jones New York4UPS20
    Journeys1Vans2
    KFC3Verizon Wireless1
    Kmart1Walgreens6
    LA Fitness1Walmart1
    La-Z-Boy1Wendy's3
    Lane Furniture3YMCA3
    LensCrafters1
    Browse common businesses in Springfield, MA


    Springfield on our top lists:

    • #55 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #92 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #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"
    • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
    • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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    Top Patent Applicants
    Top Patent Applicants
    • Asif Elliston (7)
    • Richard Paglia (6)
    • Todd Haugsjaahabink (5)
    • David M. Wright (5)
    • John L. Nealon (4)
    • Bruce L. Morin (4)
    • Andrew Fetterroll (3)
    • Michael Maynard (3)
    • William Gagnon (2)
    • Vincent James Yacovone (2)

    Total of 109 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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