Springfield, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area MA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Springfield, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Springfield, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 633,807
Population in Households 595,877
Population in Familes 463,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 37,930
Population Density1 554
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 242,125
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 151,977
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 259,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148,447 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 93,678 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,991 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $217,968
Average Home Value $259,383


Median Household Income $52,398
Average Household Income $72,133
Per Capita Income $28,392
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.29%
Households 0.23% 0.28%
Families 0.16% 0.24%
Median Household Income   -0.21%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.