Southwick in Hampden county, Massachusetts

Southwick, MA

The town of Southwick, Massachusetts is located in the southwestern portion of the state, and is considered part of the Springfield Metropolitan Area.

As was true of many early New England communities, when Southwick was settled in the mid 1700s it was used as farmland. Upon securing a place of worship in the area, Southwick was eventually established as an independent town in 1775.

The advent of rail travel turned Southwick into a tourist community by the mid 1800s.

The hills, mountains, lakes, and ponds are still providing that breath of fresh air. The 114-mile long Metacomet-Monadnock hiking trail takes hikers through a variety of terrain. A variety of eateries dot the town, including casual stops and fine dining establishments. For those seeking the nightlife and accommodations of a larger city, Springfield is just 20 minutes by car, and Hartford, Connecticut about 35 minutes. Common industries are in construction, metal work, and public administration. Southwick is part of the Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional School District.

Southwick has a little for everyone. Close proximity to larger cities and quiet natural beauty have drawn more than 9,500 residents to the town.

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

Southwick, MA Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
May 2017 - Single Family Homes
$294K
Down 8.0 % since May 2016
Average Sales Price
May 2017 - Single Family Homes
$290K
Down 8.1 % since May 2016
Days on Market
May 2017 - Single Family Homes
126
Down 15.4 % since May 2016

Southwick, MA Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Southwick, MA Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
May 2017 - Condos
$150K
Up 5.6 % since May 2016
Average Sales Price
May 2017 - Condos
$150K
Up 5.6 % since May 2016
Days on Market
May 2017 - Condos
43
Down 48.2 % since May 2016

Southwick, MA Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Southwick, MA

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.43 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 309.6
Household Size (people) 2.55
Households w/ Children 25.62 %
Annual Residential Turnover 6.20 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $706
One Bedroom $850
Two Bedroom $1,064
Three Bedroom $1,331
Four Bedroom $1,579

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: 9,543
Households: 3,732
Median Age: 45.88

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $81,875)

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 Southwick, MA

Public Elementary

School

WOODLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-2
80 POWDER MILL RD
SOUTHWICK, MA 01077

POWDER MILL SCHOOL
Grades: 3-6
94 POWDER MILL RD
SOUTHWICK, MA 01077

Public Middle

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Public High

School

SOUTHWICK-TOLLAND REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
93 FEEDING HILLS RD
SOUTHWICK, MA 01077

Private/Catholic

School

SOUTHWICK BAPTIST SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
261 COLLEGE HWY
SOUTHWICK, MA 01077

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Southwick, MA Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Southwick, MA

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Featured Homes for Sale in Southwick, MA

8 Cottage Street, Southwick, MA 01077
$224,900

8 Cottage Street,
Southwick, MA 01077

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
11 Tobacco Rnd, Southwick, MA 01077
$359,900

11 Tobacco Rnd,
Southwick, MA 01077

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
15 Shaggbark Drive, Southwick, MA 01077
$224,900

15 Shaggbark Drive,
Southwick, MA 01077

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
10 Lexington Circle, Southwick, MA 01077
$599,000

10 Lexington Circle,
Southwick, MA 01077

4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
18 Oak Street, Southwick, MA 01077
$214,900

18 Oak Street,
Southwick, MA 01077

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
94 Berkshire Avenue, Southwick, MA 01077
$749,900

94 Berkshire Avenue,
Southwick, MA 01077

4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
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