Chicopee in Hampden county, Massachusetts

Chicopee, MA

Chicopee, Massachusetts, otherwise known as “the crossroads of New England”, is the second-largest city in western Massachusetts, next to Springfield.

Nearly 55,300 residents currently occupy this well-positioned city. Four major highways (I-90, I-91, I-291, and I-391) run through Chicopee, allowing easy access other nearby metropolitan areas.

Today, seven villages comprise the city of Chicopee: Aldenville, Burnett Road, Cabotville, Chicopee Falls, Fairview, Smith Highlands, and Willimansett. Each of these carries its own history and distinct personality, although together they form the city of Chicopee.

Several exciting events are held in Chicopee each year. The Chicopee Fest-of-all is held on the fourth of July and features live bands, local foods, and fireworks. The Great New England Air Show is also an event not to be missed. This two-day show is held at the Westover Air Reserve Base and includes such headliners as the Blue Angels. It is common for more than 200,000 visitors to arrive at the event.

There are fifteen public schools, educating nearly 8,000 children in the city of Chicopee, including one early childhood center, nine elementary schools, two middle schools, and three high schools. Additionally, the liberal arts college, The College of Our Lady of the Elms, offers 33 academic majors.

Chicopee offers a convenient metropolitan lifestyle, rich with New England industrial history.

Chicopee, MA Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Chicopee, MA Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
January 2017 - Single Family Homes
$152K
Down 0.3 % since January 2016
Average Sales Price
January 2017 - Single Family Homes
$156K
Down 2.4 % since January 2016
Days on Market
January 2017 - Single Family Homes
121
Down 2.4 % since January 2016

Chicopee, MA Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Chicopee, MA Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
January 2017 - Condos
$139K
Down 51.3 % since January 2016
Average Sales Price
January 2017 - Condos
$130K
Down 54.5 % since January 2016
Days on Market
January 2017 - Condos
189
Down 14.5 % since January 2016

Chicopee, MA Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Chicopee, MA

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.14 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 2,425.4
Household Size (people) 2.28
Households w/ Children 23.15 %
Annual Residential Turnover 12.05 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $595
One Bedroom $755
Two Bedroom $941
Three Bedroom $1,167
Four Bedroom $1,373

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 55,374
Households: 23,799
Median Age: 40.66

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $47,204)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Chicopee, MA

Public Elementary

School

GEN JOHN J STEFANIK
Grades: K-5
720 MEADOW ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01013

BOWE
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
115 HAMPDEN ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01013

BELCHER
Grades: K-2
125 MONTGOMERY ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01020

LITWIN
Grades: K-5
135 LITWIN LN
CHICOPEE, MA 01020

BOWIE
Grades: K-5
80 DARE WAY
CHICOPEE, MA 01022

BARRY
Grades: K-5
44 CONNELL ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01020

STREIBER MEMORIAL SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
40 STRIBER DR
CHICOPEE, MA 01020

LAMBERT-LAVOIE
Grades: K-5
91 KENDALL ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01020

Public Middle

School

CHICOPEE ACADEMY
Grades: 6-12
12 DARE WAY
CHICOPEE, MA 01022

BELLAMY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
314 PENDLETON AVE
CHICOPEE, MA 01020

DUPONT MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
650 FRONT ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01013

CHICOPEE ACADEMY AT SELSER SCHOOL
Grades: 6-12
12 DARE WAY
CHICOPEE, MA 01022

HAMPDEN CHARTER SCHOOL OF SCIENCE
Grades: 6-12
20 JOHNSON RD
CHICOPEE, MA 01022

Public High

School

CHICOPEE COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
617 MONTGOMERY ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01020

CHICOPEE HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
820 FRONT ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01020

Private/Catholic

School

POPE FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
134 SPRINGFIELD ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01013

VALLEY WEST SCHOOL
Grades: K-12
269 MOORE ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01013

ST STANISLAUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
534 FRONT ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01013

ST JOAN OF ARC SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
587 GRATTAN ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01020

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Chicopee, MA Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Chicopee, MA

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