West Springfield, Massachusetts

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Population in July 2007: 28,582.
Males: 13,937  (48.8%)
Females: 14,645  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 01089.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,519 (it was $40,266 in 2000)
West Springfield:

$49,519
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,944 (it was $20,982 in 2000)

West Springfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $203,646 (it was $119,600 in 2000)
West Springfield:

$203,646
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $221,127; Detached houses: $232,006; Townhouses or other attached units: $171,102; In 2-unit structures: $176,633; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $168,251; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,907; Mobile homes: $52,888
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  • Races in West Springfield, MA (2000)

    West Springfield races chart
    • 24,67388.4%White alone
    • 1,6055.8%Hispanic
    • 5452.0%Asian alone
    • 5191.9%Black alone
    • 4531.6%Two or more races
    • 570.2%American Indian alone
    • 420.2%Other race alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Springfield: 130.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.1%), Italian (17.9%), French (13.9%), Polish (10.9%), English (10.3%), French Canadian (7.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 65 feet

Land area: 16.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,706 people per square mile   (low).

West Springfield,MA real estate house value index trend

West Springfield, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in West Springfield:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Springfield CDP:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

3,034 residents are foreign born (5.4% Europe, 3.9% Asia).

This place:

10.9%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in West Springfield, Massachusetts as of September 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in West Springfield to the number of sex offenders is 1,174 to 1.


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

West Springfield CDP:  1.6% ($1,945)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
West Springfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (4.8 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (80.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (108.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: West Springfield Town, MA (1.0 miles ), Agawam, MA (1.7 miles ), Agawam Town, MA (1.8 miles ), Chicopee, MA (2.2 miles ), Springfield, MA (2.2 miles ), Westfield, MA (2.4 miles ), Longmeadow, MA (2.4 miles ), Holyoke, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $234,300
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $256,700
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2007: 45 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $246,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 72.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,857 (+10.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,702 (27.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 413


Crime rates in West Springfield by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 01121100000
per 100,000 0.03.63.67.23.63.60.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 58541051220162214
per 100,000 17.728.617.914.335.518.043.170.055.876.848.7
Robberies 2354383229333436334028
per 100,000 81.4192.8136.3114.4103.0118.5122.0126.0115.1139.697.3
Assaults 75815387668510812510710182
per 100,000 265.5289.2190.1311.0234.4305.2387.6437.6373.3352.6285.0
Burglaries 292241228195235218269271267250236
per 100,000 1,033.8860.5817.8697.2834.6782.7965.5948.7931.5872.7820.4
Thefts 1,1061,2181,112934905870947973989985962
per 100,000 3,915.74,348.83,988.73,339.33,214.13,123.43,399.03,406.43,450.43,438.43,344.1
Auto thefts 258221192130130121121831098692
per 100,000 913.4789.1688.7464.8461.7434.4434.3290.6380.3300.2319.8
Arson 37435193762
per 100,000 10.625.014.310.717.83.632.310.524.420.97.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.3) 403.3453.7381.3350.1345.4340.7396.3417.1396.9406.1350.2

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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 West Springfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 83 (73 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in West Springfield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West 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 5.3 miles away from the West Springfield place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West 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 153.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 172.9 miles away from West 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 109.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 241.0 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 24.7 miles away from West 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 110.1 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).
West Springfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Leo Durocher - (1905-1991), baseball Hall of Famer, Angelo Bertelli - College football player, Miles Joseph - Soccer player-coach, Vic Raschi, Edward Wade - Politician, Eugene Grazia - Ice hockey player.

Main business address for: WESTBANK CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), United Financial Bancorp Inc (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in West Springfield:

  • ALLEGIANCE HOSPICE (117 PARK AVENUE)
  • WEST RIVER CARE (24 PROSPECT AVENUE)
  • CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND NURSING CARE (217 WESTFIELD STREET)
  • WEST SPRINGFIELD NURSING HOME (217 WESTFIELD STREET PO BOX 1017)
  • WINGATE AT WEST SPRINGFIELD REHAB AND SKILL NUR RES (42 PROSPECT AVENUE)
  • PIONEER VALLEY DIALYSIS CENTER (208 ASHLEY AVENUE)
  • EASTER SEAL HHC/W SPFD (380 UNION STREET)
  • INTERIM HEALTH CARE OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS (442 WESTFIELD STREET)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME CARE OF MA (150 FRONT STREET)
  • PROFESSIONAL HC OF WESTERN (425 UNION STREET SUITE B 2)

Heliports located in West Springfield:

Amtrak stations near West Springfield:

  • 3 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in West Springfield:

  • Kay Harvey Academy of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 82; Location: 11 Central St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.labarononline.com)
  • DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 82; Location: 1578 Riverdale St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.digrigoli.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Springfield:

  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 4 miles; Springfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,750)
  • American International College (about 5 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Springfield College (about 5 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Bay Path College (about 5 miles; Longmeadow, MA; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 6 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Western New England University (about 7 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • Westfield State University (about 9 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 5,548)

Public high schools in West Springfield:

  • WEST SPRINGFIELD HIGH (Students: 134, Location: 425 PIPER ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • 21ST CENTURY SKILLS ACADEMY (Location: 174 BRUSH HILL AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in West Springfield:

  • PACE SCHOOL (Students: 19, Location: 69 CAPITAL DR, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in West Springfield:

  • WEST SPRINGFIELD MIDDLE (Students: 945, Location: 31 MIDDLE SCHOOL DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • JOHN R FAUSEY (Students: 422, Location: 784 AMOSTOWN RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • PHILIP G COBURN (Students: 386, Location: 115 SOUTHWORTH STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • TATHAM (Students: 239, Location: 61 LAUREL RD, Grades: 1-5)
  • MEMORIAL (Students: 189, Location: 201 NORMAN STREET, Grades: 1-5)
  • MITTINEAGUE (Students: 138, Location: 26 SECOND STREET, Grades: 1-5)

Private elementary/middle school in West Springfield:

  • ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 354, Location: 75 PINE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in West Springfield

Library in West Springfield:

  • WEST SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $936,351; Location: 200 PARK ST.; 100,877 books; 4,622 audio materials; 7,410 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • under colleges etc. don't forget American International College, 1000 State Street, Springfield

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Notable locations in West Springfield: Eastern States Exposition Grounds (A), Springfield Country Club (B), RAM Ambulance (C), West Springfield Fire Department Station 3 (D), West Springfield Fire Department Station 2 (E), West Springfield Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), West Springfield Town Hall (G), Storrowton Village Museum (H), Storrowton Village Museum Library (I), West Springfield Public Library (J), Childrens Home (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Riverdale Shopping Center (1), Century Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in West Springfield include: WESTBANK CORP (A), United Financial Bancorp Inc (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Springfield include: West Springfield Covenant Church (A), Victory Temple Church of God (B), Slavic Pentecostal Church (C), Saint Theresa of Infant Jesus Church (D), Saint Louis Rectory (E), Saint Francis of Assisi Chapel (F), Saint Anns Hall (G), Mittineague United Methodist Church (H), Mittineague Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Thomas Cemetery (1), Beth Israel Cemetery (2), Ashley Cemetery (3), Paucatuck Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Bearhole Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Piper Brook (A), Goldine Brook (B), Bagg Brook (C), Block Brook (D), Crowfoot Brook (E), Schoolhouse Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West Springfield include: Mittineague Park (1), Robinson State Park (2), Veterans Field (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Day House (Museums; 70 Park Street) (1), Lucchesi Billiards Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1633 Riverdale Street) (2), B & S Entertainment Vending Inc (Arcades & Amusements; 380 Union Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Elsie's Motel (1032 Riverdale Street) (1), Hampton Inn West-Springfield (1011 Riverdale St) (2), Econo Lodge West Springfield (1533 Elm Street) (3), Knights Inn (1557 Riverdale Street) (4), Days Inn (437 Riverdale Street) (5), Knoll Motel (572 Riverdale Street) (6), Medallion Motel (13 River Street) (7), Comfort Inn & Suites (106 Capital Drive) (8), Corral Motel (1712 Riverdale 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 2013 was 95.1. This is worse than average.

City:

95.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.94. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.94
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.44
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.75
U.S.:

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.9%
Whole state:

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

5.9%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in West Springfield in 2000:

  • 245 people in nursing homes
  • 80 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 20 people in religious group quarters
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

West Springfield, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Arena or stadium:
  • The Big E Coliseum. Capacity: 5,900.

Banks with most branches in West Springfield (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Mittineague Branch, Riverdale Branch, Fair Grounds Branch (Seasonal), Park Tower Branch. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • United Bank: West Springfield - Drive-Up at 52 Van Deene Avenue, branch established on 1995/05/13; at 95 Elm Street, branch established on 1882/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/20: Bank assets: $1,617.9 mil, Deposits: $1,235.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: West Springfield Memorial Branch at 225 Memorial Avenue, branch established on 1952/04/14; West Springfield - Drive Up Branch at 99 Westfield Street, branch established on 2011/05/31. 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
  • Chicopee Savings Bank: West Springfield Branch at 39 Morgan Road, branch established on 2005/02/23. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $615.4 mil, Deposits: $459.7 mil, headquarters in Chicopee, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Chicopee Bancorp, Inc.
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Elm Street, West Springfield Branch at 50 Elm Street, branch established on 2005/12/27. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: West Springfield Stop & Shop Branch at 935 Riverdale Road, branch established on 2002/06/28. 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
  • Hampden Bank: West Springfield Branch at 220 Westfield Street, branch established on 1975/03/22. Info updated 2012/04/04: Bank assets: $563.1 mil, Deposits: $428.3 mil, headquarters in Springfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Hampden Bancorp, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: West Springfield Branch at 969 Riverdale St, Riverdale Shopping, branch established on 1988/10/03. 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
  • Westfield Bank: West Springfield Branch at 206 Park Street, branch established on 1948/04/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,259.3 mil, Deposits: $733.6 mil, headquarters in Westfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for West Springfield CDP (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%

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 West Springfield:

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

  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTCC (90.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SPRINGFIELD TECH. COMM. COLLEGE)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Springfield:

  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of West Springfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 130m427ftTotal length
  • $60,883,000Total costs
  • 939,635Total average daily traffic
  • 55,318Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 171960-1969
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for West Springfield, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Springfield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in West Springfield, MA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Springfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1521M , Serial Number: 11050, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1981
    Registrant (Individual): R Scon Douglas Caplan, 118 Queen Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1774H , Serial Number: 18267507, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Waclaw A Hojnoski, 19 Jennifer Dr, West Springfield, MA 01089
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3437M , Serial Number: 28-7890301, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Randall W Locklin, 2 Windpath W, West Springfield, MA 01089
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8848G , Serial Number: 15066988, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Alain Roland Bourdon, 9 Trinity Dr, West Springfield, MA 01089
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 680 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW306D (5907 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 885M , Serial Number: 680-0508, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 12/24/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Jimbob Aviation Inc, 1102 Riverdale St, West Springfield, MA 01089

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 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 ORIGINATED107$177,019130$154,600529$166,31843$79,3262$1,145,00023$110,1744$99,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$172,0004$156,00034$157,0599$61,7780$06$98,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$145,64728$132,321175$186,41131$67,0971$135,0007$131,7146$62,167
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$132,87520$150,650116$174,5006$88,1670$06$177,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$154,3330$032$189,1886$123,8330$01$196,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8122.00 , 8123.00, 8124.01, 8124.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$173,76215$197,533
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$161,60010$203,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$198,2504$216,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$233,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$171,0001$227,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8122.00 , 8123.00, 8124.01, 8124.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

WEST SPRINGFIELD DPW WATER DIVISION (Address: SUITE 17 , Population served: 28,391, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-02-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-29-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-14-2011)
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 144
  • Hazardous Condition: 135
  • Service Call: 38
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - West Springfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Springfield, MA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in West Springfield, Massachusetts:

  • Hampton Inn, 1011 Riverdale St, West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089 , Phone: (413) 732-1300, Fax: (413) 732-9882
  • Econo Lodge, 1533 Elm St, West Springfield, Massachusetts 1089 , Phone: (413) 734-8278, Fax: (413) 736-7690
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 106 Capital Dr, West Springfield, Massachusetts 1089 , Phone: (413) 736-5000, Fax: (413) 731-5379
  • Residence Inn West Springfield, 64 Border Way, West Springfield, Massachusetts 1089 , Phone: (413) 747-5293
  • Knights Inn-West Springfield, Ma, 1557 Riverdale St, West Springfield, Massachusetts 1089 , Phone: (800) 843-5644, Fax: (413) 781-1403
  • Regency Inn, 21 Baldwin St, West Springfield, Massachusetts 1089 , Phone: (413) 781-2130, Fax: (413) 732-1231
  • Candlewood Suites, 3030 Elm St, West Springfield, Massachusetts 1089 , Phone: (413) 739-1122, Fax: (413) 739-0874
  • Red Carpet Inn, 560 Riverdale St, West Springfield, Massachusetts 1089 , Phone: (413) 733-6678, Fax: (413) 733-2240
  • Best Western Springfield West inn, 429 Riverdale St, West springfield, Massachusetts 1089 , Phone: (413) 785-5365, Fax: (413) 732-7017
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Springfield, Massachusetts
Most common first names in West Springfield, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary32180.9 years
John29673.8 years
William20675.3 years
Joseph19376.9 years
Robert16269.9 years
Edward15374.7 years
Helen14279.0 years
George14074.7 years
James12572.9 years
Margaret12181.8 years
Most common last names in West Springfield, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8275.9 years
Mccarthy3977.3 years
Johnson3777.9 years
Brown3178.0 years
Clark2978.2 years
Sullivan2778.8 years
Shea2779.7 years
Murphy2577.6 years
Lynch2579.0 years
Taylor2579.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in West Springfield, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Mazda1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Audi1Men's Wearhouse1
Avenue1New Balance1
BMW1Nike7
Ben & Jerry's1Nissan1
CVS2Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1On The Border1
Clarion1Panera Bread1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Costco1Penske1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
DressBarn1Quality1
Dressbarn1Raymour & Flanigan1
Dunkin Donuts5Red Roof Inn1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Stop & Shop1
FedEx6Subaru1
GNC2Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hilton1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Toyota1
HomeTown Buffet1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1Travelodge1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS11
Knights Inn1Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Volkswagen1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

West Springfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

West Springfield on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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