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
January 2017 - Single Family Homes
$282K
Up 24.2 % since January 2016
Average Sales Price
January 2017 - Single Family Homes
$301K
Up 32.5 % since January 2016
Days on Market
January 2017 - Single Family Homes
154
Down 35.8 % since January 2016

Southwick, MA Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Southwick, MA Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
January 2017 - Condos
$235K
Down 25.4 % since January 2016
Average Sales Price
January 2017 - Condos
$235K
Down 25.4 % since January 2016
Days on Market
January 2017 - Condos
451
Up 231.6 % since January 2016

Southwick, MA Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Southwick, MA

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.39 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 309.5
Household Size (people) 2.55
Households w/ Children 27.16 %
Annual Residential Turnover 10.76 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $756
One Bedroom $959
Two Bedroom $1,196
Three Bedroom $1,484
Four Bedroom $1,745

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: 9,539
Households: 3,730
Median Age: 45.68

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $77,964)

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

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

WOODLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-2
80 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

382 N Loomis Street, Southwick, MA 01077
$199,900

382 N Loomis Street,
Southwick, MA 01077

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61 Rosewood Lane, Southwick, MA 01077
$96,900

61 Rosewood Lane,
Southwick, MA 01077

1 bedroom, 1 bath
430 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077
$189,900

430 College Highway,
Southwick, MA 01077

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
365 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077
$212,000

365 College Highway,
Southwick, MA 01077

1 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 half bath
105 Vining Hill Road, Southwick, MA 01077
$189,900

105 Vining Hill Road,
Southwick, MA 01077

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
7 Lindsay Lane, Southwick, MA 01077
$185,000

7 Lindsay Lane,
Southwick, MA 01077

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
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