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Springfield
  • City in Massachusetts

Report Card

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

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Springfield is a city in Massachusetts with a population of 155,305. Springfield is in Hampden County. Living in Springfield offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Springfield there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Springfield and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Springfield...
Population
155,305

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$198,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,047
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    629.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    52.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    170.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    373.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,670.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    325.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    national  11%

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