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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 B minus
  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
  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 28,814. 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.

About

About West Springfield...
Population
28,814

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$251,600
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$949
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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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
    400.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    101.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    80.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    230.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,506.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    256.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

Working in West Springfield

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,023
National
$69,021

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