West Springfield Town city, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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West Springfield Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of West Springfield Town had a population of 28,909 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Springfield Town city population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,909
Daytime Population: Workers 18,281
Daytime Population: Residents 14,886
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,167
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 28,723
Population in Familes 21,836
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density2 1,730
Diversity Index3 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,485
Average Household Income $73,731
Per Capita Income $31,292

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,827 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,390 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 610 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $218,311
Average Home Value $267,442
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,217
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 7,126
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.25% 0.25%
Households 0.11% 0.17%
Families 0.01% 0.11%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

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, 2017 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 # 186 25th
Per Capita Income # 179 28th

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