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West Springfield
  • Suburb of Springfield, MA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  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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West Springfield is a suburb of Springfield with a population of 28,609. West Springfield is in Hampden County. Living in West Springfield offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Springfield there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West Springfield and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Springfield are above average.

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About West Springfield...
Population
28,609

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$225,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$878
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    366.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    62.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    52.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    352.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,843.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    188.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

Working in West Springfield

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,053
National
$62,843

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