West Springfield in Hampden county, Massachusetts

West Springfield, MA

Today West Springfield is known as the crossroads of New England because it is ideally situated at the intersection of several major highways.

West Springfield is the site of the Jonas Day House, the oldest-known brick salt-box home in the United States. The city is also home to one of the largest agricultural fairs in the nation -the Eastern States Exposition, also known as The Big E. The Big E is held in the fall of every year and attracts about 1 million people with its great food and lively entertainment, including big-name bands and musicians.

West Springfield derives many of its jobs from the commercial activity in the city. It is a proud member of the Springfield-Hartford Knowledge Corridor, a unique partnership that helps to provide jobs and drive the economy in the area. West Springfield residents also have an easy commute of 24 miles to Hartford, CT or just over the bridge into Springfield.

The West Springfield school system consists of seven elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. It constructed a brand new high school that opened early in 2014 and features an Olympic-sized swimming pool, new gymnasium, and an indoor track. The school has an excellent sports program, and offers 27 different MIAA-sanctioned sports.

West Springfield still has views reminiscent of its days as an agricultural community. It has since grown, though, into a thriving city of about 28,500 people.

West Springfield, MA Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

West Springfield, MA Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$195K
Up 6.6 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$234K
Up 13.9 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
119
Up 29.3 % since June 2016

West Springfield, MA Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

West Springfield, MA Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$94K
Up 50.0 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$132K
Up 109.4 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Condos
64
Down 51.1 % since June 2016

West Springfield, MA Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for West Springfield, MA

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.63 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 1,709.4
Household Size (people) 2.32
Households w/ Children 26.45 %
Annual Residential Turnover 13.66 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $733
One Bedroom $883
Two Bedroom $1,105
Three Bedroom $1,382
Four Bedroom $1,640

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: 28,570
Households: 12,235
Median Age: 41.61

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $52,612)

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
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School Information for West Springfield, MA

Public Elementary

School

JOHN ASHLEY
Grades: K-K
88 MASSASOIT AVE
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

MITTINEAGUE
Grades: 1-5
26 2ND ST
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

TATHAM
Grades: 1-5
61 LAUREL RD
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

JOHN R FAUSEY
Grades: 1-5
784 AMOSTOWN RD
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

MEMORIAL
Grades: 1-5
201 NORMAN ST
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

PHILIP G COBURN
Grades: K-5
115 SOUTHWORTH ST
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

Public Middle

School

WEST SPRINGFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
31 MIDDLE SCHOOL DR
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

Public High

School

WEST SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
425 PIPER RD
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

Private/Catholic

School

MONTESSORI CHILDRENS
Grades: PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL
118 RIVERDALE ST
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
75 PINE ST
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

PACE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-12
69 CAPITAL DR
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

BRIGHTSIDE-CAMPUS SCHOOL
Grades: 2-12
2112 RIVERDALE ST
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

MAY CENTER FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT-WEST SPRINGFIELD
Grades: UNGRADE-UNGRADE
511 MAIN ST
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA 01089

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West Springfield, MA Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from West Springfield, MA

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