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Hadley
  • Suburb of Springfield, MA

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Hadley is a suburb of Springfield with a population of 5,319. Hadley is in Hampshire County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Hadley offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hadley there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Hadley and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Hadley are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$340,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,252
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    392.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    56.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    149.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,578.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    93.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    5%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Hadley

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,364
National
$62,843

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