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South 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
  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 B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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South Hadley is a suburb of Springfield with a population of 18,051. South Hadley is in Hampshire County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in South Hadley offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Hadley there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in South Hadley and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South Hadley are above average.

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About South Hadley...
Population
18,051

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$275,600
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,025
National
$1,163
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
    171.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    40
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    359.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    827.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    193
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    19%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in South Hadley

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,278
National
$69,021

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