Springfield, Massachusetts

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Population in 2017: 154,758 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 72,702  (47.0%)
Females: 82,056  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,234 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Springfield:

$36,234
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,728 (it was $15,232 in 2000)

Springfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $152,200 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Springfield:

$152,200
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $161,544; detached houses: $160,995; townhouses or other attached units: $142,434; in 2-unit structures: $189,253; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $213,189; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,786; mobile homes: $53,282

Median gross rent in 2017: $835.

March 2019 cost of living index in Springfield: 120.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.9%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.9% for Black residents, 42.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.4% for American Indian residents, 17.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 51.2% for other race residents, 35.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Springfield, MA (2017)
    • 69,46744.9%Hispanic
    • 50,33232.5%White alone
    • 29,31918.9%Black alone
    • 2,8731.9%Two or more races
    • 2,5411.6%Asian alone
    • 1130.07%Other race alone
    • 620.04%American Indian alone
    • 560.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 285 registered sex offenders living in Springfield, Massachusetts as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Springfield is 541 to 1.


Crime rates in Springfield by year

Type

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2006

2007

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2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
18
(11.9)
15
(9.8)
20
(13.2)
14
(9.3)
16
(10.4)
16
(10.4)
20
(13.0)
11
(7.1)
22
(14.3)
13
(8.5)
18
(11.7)
12
(7.8)
14
(9.1)
19
(12.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
109
(71.9)
115
(75.3)
91
(60.2)
117
(77.4)
116
(75.6)
129
(83.6)
31
(20.1)
39
(25.2)
89
(57.9)
94
(61.1)
95
(61.7)
81
(52.6)
73
(47.2)
104
(67.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
771
(508.3)
682
(446.8)
690
(456.7)
567
(374.9)
581
(378.4)
587
(380.4)
532
(345.5)
542
(350.8)
598
(389.4)
583
(379.1)
510
(331.0)
522
(338.7)
380
(245.9)
475
(306.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,793
(1,182)
1,448
(948.6)
1,267
(838.7)
1,200
(793.4)
1,216
(792.0)
1,358
(880.0)
998
(648.1)
1,014
(656.2)
964
(627.7)
972
(632.1)
1,031
(669.1)
973
(631.4)
884
(571.9)
936
(603.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,141
(1,412)
2,178
(1,427)
2,027
(1,342)
2,002
(1,324)
2,068
(1,347)
2,660
(1,724)
2,499
(1,623)
2,317
(1,500)
2,360
(1,537)
1,793
(1,166)
1,303
(845.6)
1,486
(964.3)
1,183
(765.4)
910
(586.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,974
(3,279)
4,963
(3,251)
4,694
(3,107)
4,432
(2,930)
4,615
(3,006)
4,015
(2,602)
4,072
(2,644)
3,947
(2,554)
4,018
(2,616)
3,478
(2,262)
3,261
(2,116)
3,000
(1,947)
2,902
(1,878)
2,752
(1,773)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,588
(1,047)
1,606
(1,052)
1,221
(808.2)
902
(596.4)
835
(543.9)
872
(565.1)
794
(515.6)
760
(491.9)
735
(478.6)
632
(411.0)
604
(392.0)
587
(380.9)
509
(329.3)
427
(275.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
59
(38.9)
75
(49.1)
63
(41.7)
61
(40.3)
50
(32.6)
66
(42.8)
55
(35.7)
68
(44.0)
56
(36.5)
55
(35.8)
32
(20.8)
46
(29.9)
37
(23.9)
20
(12.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)783.9717.8662.3609.1611.2647.7536.0517.4567.8511.0481.0461.4399.1424.6

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City-data.com crime index in Springfield, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 552 (489 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Springfield, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (4.3%), Italian (3.4%), Jamaican (2.5%), American (1.9%), French (1.9%), French Canadian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 32.1 square miles.

Population density: 4,821 people per square mile   (average).

Springfield, Massachusetts map

16,995 residents are foreign born (6.1% Latin America, 1.9% Asia, 1.5% Europe).

This city:

11.0%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,629 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,613 (1.7%)

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

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

Nearest cities:

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

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 72.55 W

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

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,645 (+10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 33,140 (53.9%)

Area code: 413

Distribution of median household income in Springfield, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Springfield, MA in 2017
Springfield satellite photo by USGS

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    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
    • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $175,500
    • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $208,000
    • 2015: 44 buildings, average cost: $214,400
    • 2016: 79 buildings, average cost: $239,500
    • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $258,400
    Number of permits per 10,000 Springfield, MA residents
    Average permit cost in Springfield, MA
    Unemployment in March 2019:
    Here:

    5.2%
    Massachusetts:

    3.1%
    Unemployment by year
    Historical population in Springfield, MA
    Historical housing units in Springfield, MA
    Most common industries in Springfield, MA (%)
    Both Males Females
    Most common industries in 2000
    • Health care (11.7%)
    • Educational services (10.7%)
    • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
    • Public administration (5.8%)
    • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
    • Construction (3.8%)
    • Social assistance (3.4%)
    Most common industries for males in 2000
    • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
    • Educational services (7.0%)
    • Construction (6.8%)
    • Public administration (6.7%)
    • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
    • Health care (4.5%)
    • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
    Most common industries for females in 2000
    • Health care (18.9%)
    • Educational services (14.4%)
    • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
    • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
    • Social assistance (5.2%)
    • Public administration (4.8%)
    • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.8%)
    Most common occupations in Springfield, MA (%)
    Both Males Females
    Most common occupations in 2017
    • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
    • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
    • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.6%)
    • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
    • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)
    • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
    • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
    Most common occupations for males in 2017
    • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
    • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
    • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
    • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
    • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
    • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
    • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
    Most common occupations for females in 2017
    • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.2%)
    • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.9%)
    • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.5%)
    • Cashiers (4.5%)
    • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
    • Other healthcare support occupations (3.8%)
    • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)

    Average climate in Springfield, Massachusetts

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    Springfield, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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    Air pollution and air quality trends
    (lower is better)
    AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
    Air Quality Index

    Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.1. This is about average.

    City:

    76.1
    U.S.:

    74.2
    Carbon Monoxide Level

    Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.318. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    0.318
    U.S.:

    0.267
    Nitrogen Dioxide Level

    Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    10.2
    U.S.:

    5.6
    Sulfur Dioxide Level

    Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.685. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    0.685
    U.S.:

    1.789
    Ozone Level

    Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    28.8
    U.S.:

    33.3
    Particulate Matter Level

    Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    16.5
    U.S.:

    19.6
    Particulate Matter Level

    Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    7.40
    U.S.:

    8.46

    Tornado activity:

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

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

    On 6/9/1953, a category F4 tornado 31.4 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

    Earthquake activity:

    Springfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

    On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 156.3 miles away from the city center
    On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 174.5 miles away from Springfield center
    On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.3 miles away from Springfield center
    On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 238.6 miles away from Springfield center
    On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from the city center
    On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 114.6 miles away from the city center
    Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

    Natural disasters:

    The number of natural disasters in Hampden County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
    Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
    Emergencies Declared: 9

    Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
    Springfield topographic map

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

    Hospitals in Springfield:

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

    Nursing Homes in Springfield:

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

    Dialysis Facilities in Springfield:

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

    Home Health Centers in Springfield:

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

    Heliports located in Springfield:

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    Amtrak station:

    SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

    Colleges/Universities in Springfield:

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

    Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Springfield:

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

    Biggest public high schools in Springfield:

    • SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 1,985, Location: 1840 ROOSEVELT AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
    • SABIS INTERNATIONAL CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 1,373, Location: 160 JOAN STREET, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
    • JOHN J DUGGAN MIDDLE (Students: 778, Location: 1015 WILBRAHAM RD, Grades: 6-9)
    • HIGH SCHOOL OF COMMERCE (Students: 164, Location: 415 STATE STREET, Grades: 9-12)
    • PHOENIX ACADEMY PUBLIC CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL SPRINGF (Location: 1 FEDERAL STREET, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
    • SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Location: 1250 STATE STREET, Grades: 9-12)
    • THE SPRINGFIELD RENAISSANCE SCHOOL AN EXPEDITIONAR (Location: 1170 CAREW STREET, Grades: 6-12)
    • ROGER L. PUTNAM VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL ACADEMY (Location: 1300 STATE STREET, Grades: 9-12)
    • SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Location: DICKENSON BLDG, 37 ALDERMAN ST, Grades: 9-12)
    • LIBERTY PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Location: ALDERMAN BLDG, 37 ALDERMAN STR, Grades: 9-12)

    Private high schools in Springfield:

    • CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 345, Location: 260 SURREY RD, Grades: 9-12)
    • PIONEER VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 282, Location: 965 PLUMTREE RD, Grades: PK-12)
    • CURTIS BLAKE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 64, Location: 979 DICKINSON ST, Grades: 2-9)
    • MILL POND SCHOOL (Students: 19, Location: 91 OLD ACRE RD, Grades: 7-12)

    Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Springfield:

    Private elementary/middle schools in Springfield:

    • ST MICHAELS ACADEMY (Students: 230, Location: 153 EDDYWOOD ST, Grades: 6-8)
    • ACADEMY HILL SCHOOL (Students: 109, Location: 1190 LIBERTY ST, Grades: KG-8)
    • PIONEER VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 102, Location: 1524 PARKER ST, Grades: PK-6)
    • SPRINGFIELD SDA JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 18, Location: 797 STATE ST, Grades: PK-8)
    • KATHLEEN THORNTON SCHOOL (Students: 5, Location: 91 OLD ACRE RD, Grades: 4-7)
    See full list of schools located in 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:

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

    Points of interest:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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.

    Hampden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

    SPRINGFIELD WATER AND SEWER COMMISSION (Population served: 234,105, Surface water):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2006)
    SILVER MEADOW (Address: 322 MAIN ST SUITE 1 , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • One minor monitoring violation
    • 2 regular monitoring violations
    Average household size:
    This city:

    2.6 people
    Massachusetts:

    2.5 people

    Percentage of family households:
    This city:

    63.5%
    Whole state:

    63.0%

    Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
    This city:

    9.0%
    Whole state:

    7.0%


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

    People in group quarters in Springfield in 2010:

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

    People in group quarters in Springfield in 2000:

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

    For population 15 years and over in Springfield:

    Marital status in Springfield, MA
    • Never married: 50.8%
    • Now married: 31.1%
    • Separated: 2.2%
    • Widowed: 5.1%
    • Divorced: 10.8%

    For population 25 years and over in Springfield:

    • High school or higher: 78.0%
    • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
    • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
    • Unemployed: 8.5%
    • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
    Educational Attainment in 2017
    School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
    Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
    Here:

    15.1
    Massachusetts average:

    12.7

    Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
    Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Springfield
    Presidential Elections Results

    Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

    Neighborhoods in Springfield:

    (Springfield, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

    Religion statistics for Springfield, MA (based on Hampden County data)

    Religions Adherents in 2010
    Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
    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
    This county:

    1.87 / 10,000 pop.
    State:

    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.
    Massachusetts:

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

    9.2%
    Massachusetts:

    8.1%
    Adult obesity rate:
    This county:

    25.9%
    State:

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

    16.2%
    State:

    16.5%

    Health and Nutrition:

    Healthy diet rate:
    Springfield:

    47.8%
    Massachusetts:

    49.9%

    Average overall health of teeth and gums:
    Springfield:

    45.6%
    State:

    47.1%

    Average BMI:
    Here:

    28.8
    State:

    28.5

    People feeling badly about themselves:
    This city:

    21.2%
    State:

    21.0%

    People not drinking alcohol at all:
    Springfield:

    11.6%
    Massachusetts:

    10.6%

    Average hours sleeping at night:
    This city:

    6.8
    Massachusetts:

    6.8

    Overweight people:
    This city:

    32.9%
    Massachusetts:

    33.4%

    General health condition:
    Here:

    54.4%
    State:

    56.4%

    Average condition of hearing:
    Springfield:

    80.1%
    Massachusetts:

    78.9%

    More about Health and Nutrition of Springfield, MA Residents
    Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
    Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
    Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 3,526$18,339,480$62,41553$138,193
    Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 964$2,948,814$36,707160$153,124
    Police Protection - Officers 439$3,181,127$86,9560$0
    Firefighters 232$1,393,273$72,0660$0
    Police - Other 101$407,313$48,3940$0
    Parks and Recreation 78$329,813$50,74071$36,434
    Streets and Highways 73$329,703$54,1980$0
    Financial Administration 72$393,966$65,6611$1,076
    Local Libraries 63$239,076$45,53838$51,261
    Other Government Administration 55$290,683$63,4222$4,136
    Solid Waste Management 54$211,491$46,9980$0
    Health 49$198,099$48,5144$3,441
    Other and Unallocable 49$232,482$56,9341$2,325
    Housing and Community Development (Local) 32$147,905$55,4648$10,784
    Fire - Other 20$107,490$64,4940$0
    Judicial and Legal 19$106,702$67,3919$18,768
    Welfare 16$64,825$48,61958$58,896
    Totals for Government 5,842$28,922,242$59,409405$478,438

    Springfield government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

    • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,548,000 ($55.23)
      General Public Buildings: $7,259,000 ($46.91)
      Regular Highways: $4,570,000 ($29.53)
    • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $424,564,000 ($2743.41)
      General - Other: $50,050,000 ($323.41)
      Police Protection: $42,065,000 ($271.81)
      Local Fire Protection: $19,997,000 ($129.21)
      Solid Waste Management: $10,008,000 ($64.67)
      Financial Administration: $9,489,000 ($61.32)
      Parks and Recreation: $8,351,000 ($53.96)
      Regular Highways: $8,261,000 ($53.38)
      Housing and Community Development: $7,315,000 ($47.27)
      Libraries: $5,733,000 ($37.04)
      General Public Buildings: $3,573,000 ($23.09)
      Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,464,000 ($22.38)
      Central Staff Services: $2,776,000 ($17.94)
      Public Welfare - Other: $2,471,000 ($15.97)
      Judicial and Legal Services: $1,657,000 ($10.71)
      Health - Other: $1,459,000 ($9.43)
    • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $59,325,000 ($383.34)
      Withdrawals: $1,630,000 ($10.53)
      Other Investments - Other: $1,383,000 ($8.94)
      Total Cash and Deposits: $621,000 ($4.01)
    • General - Interest on Debt: $9,735,000 ($62.90)
    • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,877,000 ($37.98)
      Other - Health - Other: $32,000 ($0.21)
    • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $2,664,000 ($17.21)
      General - Other: $500,000 ($3.23)
    • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,281,000 ($47.05)
      Parks and Recreation: $1,662,000 ($10.74)
      Housing and Community Development: $1,002,000 ($6.47)
      Libraries: $46,000 ($0.30)
      Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($0.03)
      Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.01)
    • Total Salaries and Wages: $311,743,000 ($2014.39)

    Springfield government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

    • Charges - Other: $12,043,000 ($77.82)
      Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $9,287,000 ($60.01)
      Solid Waste Management: $4,279,000 ($27.65)
      Parks and Recreation: $2,530,000 ($16.35)
      Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $366,000 ($2.36)
      Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $62,000 ($0.40)
    • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $14,463,000 ($93.46)
      Earnings on Investments (calculated): $3,375,000 ($21.81)
      From Other Governments: $1,916,000 ($12.38)
    • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,453,000 ($80.47)
      Education: $9,378,000 ($60.60)
      Housing and Community Development: $7,601,000 ($49.12)
    • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $78,000 ($0.50)
    • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,210,000 ($85.36)
      Interest Earnings: $1,524,000 ($9.85)
      Donations From Private Sources: $630,000 ($4.07)
      Fines and Forfeits: $502,000 ($3.24)
    • State Intergovernmental - Education: $384,828,000 ($2486.64)
      General Local Government Support: $36,914,000 ($238.53)
      Other: $12,072,000 ($78.01)
      Highways: $6,485,000 ($41.90)
      Public Welfare: $2,157,000 ($13.94)
    • Tax - Property: $187,379,000 ($1210.79)
      Other License: $5,123,000 ($33.10)
      Other Selective Sales: $3,956,000 ($25.56)

    Springfield government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

    • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $228,858,000 ($1478.81)
      Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,966,000 ($1305.04)
      Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,077,000 ($336.51)
      Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,185,000 ($162.74)
    • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $28,308,000 ($182.92)
      Beginning: $13,657,000 ($88.25)

    Springfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

    • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,231,000 ($150.11)
    • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $285,355,000 ($1843.88)
    • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $120,888,000 ($781.14)

    3.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,799 average adjusted gross income)

    Here:

    3.21%
    Massachusetts average:

    5.79%

    0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
    Hampden County:

    0.03%
    Massachusetts average:

    0.05%

    Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
    from Hampshire County, MA  0.72% ($44,170 average AGI)
    from Hartford County, CT  0.33% ($56,754)
    from Worcester County, MA  0.23% ($50,439)


    4.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,674 average adjusted gross income)

    Here:

    4.06%
    Massachusetts average:

    6.31%

    0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($436 average AGI)
    Hampden County:

    0.05%
    Massachusetts average:

    0.08%

    Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
    to Hampshire County, MA  0.74% ($46,371 average AGI)
    to Hartford County, CT  0.44% ($59,252)
    to Worcester County, MA  0.25% ($51,726)
    Businesses in Springfield, MA
    NameCountNameCount
    7-Eleven2Lane Furniture3
    AMF Bowling1LensCrafters1
    AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza2
    Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
    Advance Auto Parts3Macy's1
    Aeropostale1Marriott1
    American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
    Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
    AutoZone3McDonald's9
    Bath & Body Works1Men's Wearhouse1
    Blockbuster2Motherhood Maternity1
    Burger King4Nike20
    Burlington Coat Factory1Old Navy1
    CVS6Olive Garden1
    Chevrolet1Payless4
    Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske2
    Circle K1Pizza Hut1
    Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
    Dairy Queen1RadioShack3
    Deb1Raymour & Flanigan1
    Domino's Pizza3Rite Aid1
    DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
    Dressbarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
    Dunkin Donuts19Sears2
    Fashion Bug1Sheraton1
    FedEx17Sprint Nextel1
    Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks1
    GNC1Stop & Shop2
    GameStop3Subway17
    Goodwill2T-Mobile4
    H&R Block7Taco Bell3
    Hilton1The Room Place1
    Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
    Howard Johnson2True Value1
    Hyundai1U-Haul4
    IHOP1UPS20
    JCPenney1Vans2
    Jones New York4Verizon Wireless1
    Journeys1Walgreens6
    KFC3Walmart1
    Kmart1Wendy's3
    LA Fitness1YMCA3
    La-Z-Boy1

    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.)

    Medal of Honor Recipients

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

    Fatal accident count
    See more detailed statistics of Springfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
    • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
    • 71Number of bridges
    • 1,850ft / 564mTotal length
    • $602,035,000Total costs
    • 2,932,657Total average daily traffic
    • 169,180Total average daily truck traffic
    • 3,673,223Total future (year 21) average daily traffic
    New bridges in Springfield, MA - historical statistics
    • New bridges - historical statistics
    • 3Before 1900
    • 21900-1909
    • 41920-1929
    • 61930-1939
    • 91950-1959
    • 371960-1969
    • 71970-1979
    • 11990-1999
    • 22010-2018
    See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Springfield, MA
    FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Springfield)
    FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Springfield, MA)
    FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
    FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
    FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 83 (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: 283 (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: 18 (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 in Springfield, MA
    Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Springfield, MA - Value

    2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

      Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 932. The highest number of fire incidents - 1,335 took place in 2007, and the least - 471 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
      Fire incident types in Springfield, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.0%), and Outside Fires (29.0%).

      • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Springfield, MA
      • 8,87456.0%Structure Fires
      • 4,59429.0%Outside Fires
      • 1,84911.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
      • 5273.3%Other
    See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Springfield, MA

    Fire-safe hotels and motels in Springfield, Massachusetts:

    • Sheraton Springfield, One Springfield Ctr, Springfield, Massachusetts 01144 , Phone: (413) 781-1010, Fax: (413) 732-7560
    • Hilton Garden Inn Springfield, 800 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105 , Phone: (413) 886-8000, Fax: (413) 886-8100
    • La Quinta Inns & Suites, 100 Congress St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01104 , Phone: (413) 781-0900, Fax: (413) 750-3135
    • Howard Johnson, 1356 Boston Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119 , Phone: (413) 783-2111, Fax: (413) 783-7750
    • Hampton Inn & Suites Springfield/Downtown, 851 E Columbus Ave, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105 , Phone: (413) 310-2300
    All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Springfield, Massachusetts
    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
    Houses and condos Apartments
    Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Springfield, MA
    • 64.1%Utility gas
    • 22.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
    • 9.0%Electricity
    • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
    • 1.8%Wood
    • 0.7%Other fuel
    Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Springfield, MA
    • 52.9%Utility gas
    • 30.8%Electricity
    • 11.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
    • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
    • 1.1%No fuel used
    • 0.7%Other fuel


    Springfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

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    • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
    • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
    • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
    • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
    • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
    • #54 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
    • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
    • #60 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
    • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population decreases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
    • #31 (01105) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
    • #41 (01105) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
    • #81 (01103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
    • #85 (01104) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
    • #91 (01105) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
    • #91 (01107) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
    • #97 (01105) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 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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