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Area: 0.529 square miles

Population: 3,850

Population density:
Brightwood:

7,278 people per square mile
Springfield:

4,800 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Brightwood in Springfield, MA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in Brightwood in Springfield, MA
Races in Brightwood in Springfield neighborhood in MA
Household income distribution in 2013 in Brightwood in Springfield neighborhood in MA
Median household income in 2016:
Brightwood:

$17,622
Springfield:

$38,897

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Brightwood in Springfield neighborhood in MA

Median rent in 2016:
Brightwood:

$264
Springfield:

$722

Zip codes: 01104, 01107.

Males:

1,903
Females:

1,946
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

29.0 years
Whole city:

32.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

31.3 years
Whole city:

36.2 years

Average household size:
Brightwood:

2.8 people
Springfield:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
Brightwood:

53.2%
Springfield:

50.6%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

21.8%
Springfield:

29.5%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Brightwood:

13.3%
Springfield:

12.3%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Brightwood:

22.8%
Springfield:

21.4%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Brightwood:

31.4%
Springfield:

23.8%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Brightwood:

20.8%
city:

24.1%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Brightwood:

21.7%
Springfield:

8.6%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

33.6%
Springfield:

56.8%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Brightwood:

11.0%
Springfield:

17.7%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

47.1%
city:

15.9%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

8.3%
Springfield:

9.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Brightwood:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 36
  • 5 rooms: 175
  • 6 rooms: 40
  • 7 rooms: 65
  • 8 rooms: 63
  • 9+ rooms: 30
Note: State values scaled to Brightwood population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brightwood:

  • 1 room: 98
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 253
  • 4 rooms: 257
  • 5 rooms: 255
  • 6 rooms: 150
  • 7 rooms: 58
  • 8 rooms: 77
  • 9+ rooms: 10
Note: State values scaled to Brightwood population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brightwood:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 10
  • 2 bedrooms: 62
  • 3 bedrooms: 191
  • 4 bedrooms: 47
  • 5+ bedrooms: 86
Note: State values scaled to Brightwood population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Brightwood:

  • no bedroom: 101
  • 1 bedroom: 293
  • 2 bedrooms: 257
  • 3 bedrooms: 343
  • 4 bedrooms: 168
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Note: State values scaled to Brightwood population
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.9
Springfield:

1.8

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.8
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Brightwood:

86.0%
Springfield:

69.0%

Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (28.9% of all units):
Brightwood:

$40,854
Springfield:

$161,317

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 16
  • 2000 to 2009: 60
  • 1990 to 1999: 138
  • 1980 to 1989: 134
  • 1970 to 1979: 202
  • 1960 to 1969: 198
  • 1950 to 1959: 283
  • 1940 to 1949: 149
  • 1939 or earlier: 375
Note: State values scaled to Brightwood Springfield MA population

City-data.com crime index for city in 2016 (higher means more crime):
City:

461.4
U.S. average:

236.5

Mode of transportation to work in Brightwood in Springfield, MA
Time Leaving Home for Work in Brightwood in Springfield neighborhood in MA
Commute time to work in Brightwood in Springfield neighborhood in MA

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    5.3%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    4.2%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    4.7%
    city:

    2.0%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    3.6%
    city:

    0.5%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    1.9%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    30.7%
    city:

    22.2%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    17.8%
    city:

    17.8%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    4.7%
    city:

    7.2%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    12.9%
    city:

    12.4%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    7.8%
    city:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    9.0%
    city:

    5.3%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    8.9%
    city:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    0.8%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    1.1%
    city:

    7.3%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    56.4%
    city:

    31.9%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    22.1%
    city:

    29.9%

  • Percentage of females in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    0.1%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.0%
    city:

    3.6%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    0.8%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Brightwood:

0.6%
Springfield:

0.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Brightwood:

    24.9%
    Springfield:

    18.7%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Brightwood:

    4.5%
    Springfield:

    8.1%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Brightwood:

    1.1%
    Springfield:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Brightwood:

    10.8%
    Springfield:

    5.9%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Brightwood:

49.5%
Springfield:

24.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2016):
Brightwood:

2001
Springfield:

2001

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2016):
Brightwood:

2009
Springfield:

2013

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Brightwood:

91.2%
Springfield:

62.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Other fuel (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Highways in this neighborhood:

West St (US Hwy 20)

Length: 0.43 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 126 to 149

Roads and streets:

Plainfield St

Length: 1.52 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 634

Riverside Rd

Length: 1.26 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 2 to 581

Fisk Ave

Length: 0.52 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 4 to 140

Rowland St

Length: 0.46 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 245

Abbe Ave

Length: 0.45 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 199

Clyde St

Length: 0.43 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 199

Avocado St

Length: 0.38 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 199

Sanderson St

Length: 0.36 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 9 to 199

Newland St

Length: 0.36 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 199

Orchard St

Length: 0.36 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 149

Washburn St

Length: 0.35 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 199

Lowell St

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 149

Clayton St

Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 199

Division St

Length: 0.30 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 109

Hyde Ave

Length: 0.25 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Brightwood St

Length: 0.23 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

Demond Ave

Length: 0.23 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Worcester Ave

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Laurel St

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Talcott Ave

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 74

Moore St

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Wason Ave

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 9 to 55

Whiting St

Length: 0.13 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

Clinton St

Length: 0.10 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

E Fisk Ave

Length: 0.05 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW

M St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Railroad features:

Boston and Maine RR

Length: 0.89 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW

Boston and Maine RR Spur

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Boston and Maine RR Yard

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: SE-NW

New York New Haven and Hartford RR

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: SE-NW
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