West Springfield Town city, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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West Springfield Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of West Springfield Town had a population of 28,751 as of July 1, 2018. West Springfield Town city ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Springfield Town city is located at latitude 42.1255 and longitude -72.6497 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Springfield Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.81 sq. miles.

The City of West Springfield Town (GNIS ID: 618194) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Springfield Town city: Aries Little, City of West Springfield, Mittineague, Town of Springfield, Town of West Springfield.

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West Springfield Town city, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 28,751
Population in Households 28,570
Population in Familes 21,904
Population in Group Qrtrs 181
Population Density2 1,720
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $57,555
Average Household Income $78,416
Per Capita Income $33,181


Total Housing Units 12,763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,112 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,006 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 645 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $225,502
Average Home Value $290,140


Total Households 12,118
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 7,083
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.15% 0.15%
Households -0.01% 0.06%
Families -0.06% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

West Springfield Town city, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Springfield Town city to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 51 80th
Population Density # 103 59th
Diversity Index # 42 83rd
Median Household Income # 190 23rd
Per Capita Income # 175 29th

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