Springfield, MA Population

By | June 18, 2019

Population: 152,082. Estimated population in July 2020: 151,732 (-0.2% change)
Males: 71,802 (47.2%), Females: 80,280 (52.8%)

Hampden County

Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $30,417
Median house value: $87,300

Races in Springfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.8%)
  • Hispanic (27.2%)
  • Black (21.0%)
  • Other race (16.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • Vietnamese (1.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (12.6%), Italian (9.3%), French (8.2%), Polish (6.0%), English (4.8%), French Canadian (4.4%).

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 32.1 square miles

Map of Springfield, MA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Springfield

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springfield city

  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

8.0% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 2.6% Europe, 1.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -4,925 (-3.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Springfield:

  • BAYSTATE MEDICAL CENTER (759 CHESTNUT ST)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL, INC (271 CAREW STREET)
  • PARK VIEW SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (1400 STATE STREET)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Springfield:

  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 5 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; Abbreviation: CEF)
  • BARNES MUNI (about 11 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; Abbreviation: BAF)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 15 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; Abbreviation: BDL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Springfield:

  • SKYLARK AIRPARK (about 14 miles; WAREHOUSE POINT, CT; Abbreviation: 7B6)
  • NORTHAMPTON (about 15 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Abbreviation: 7B2)
  • ELLINGTON (about 16 miles; ELLINGTON, CT; Abbreviation: 7B9)
Amtrak station:
SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Springfield:

  • SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,176; Location: 263 ALDEN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spfldcol.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SPRINGFIELD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,026; Location: 1 ARMORY SQ; Public; Website: www.stcc.mass.edu)
  • WESTERN NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,285; Location: 1215 WILBRAHAM RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wnec.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,224; Location: 1000 STATE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.AIC.EDU; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 269; Location: 365 CADWELL DR 1ST FL; Private, for-profit; Website: www.UDSEDUCATION.COM)
  • THE SALTER SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 58; Location: 1243 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • MASSACHUSETTS CAREER DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE INC (Full-time enrollment: 39; Location: 140 WILBRAHAM AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: mcditraining.com)
  • MANSFIELD BEAUTY SCHOOLS (Full-time enrollment: 25; Location: 266 BRIDGE ST; Private, for-profit)
  • BAYSTATE MEDICAL CENTER-SCHOOL OF NURSE MIDWIFERY (Full-time enrollment: 7; Location: 759 CHESTNUT ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: baystatehealth.com; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SMITH & WESSON ACADEMY (Location: 299 PAGE BLVD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.smith-wesson.com/academy)
  • CAREGIVERS TRAINING SCHOOL (Location: 155 CHESTNUT ST RM 306; Private, for-profit)
  • GREATER SPRINGFIELD ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS SCHOOL (Location: 221 INDUSTRY AVE; Private, not-for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Springfield:

  • HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; HOLYOKE, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,747)
  • MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SOUTH HADLEY, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,029)
  • SMITH COLLEGE (about 16 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,053)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST (about 19 miles; AMHERST, MA; Full-time enrollment: 21,468)
  • WESTFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; WESTFIELD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,058)
  • MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; MANCHESTER, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,863)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD (about 27 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,557)

Schools

Public high schools in Springfield:

  • HIGH SCHOOL/SCIENCE-TECH (Students: 1,853; Location: 1250 STATE STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 1,843; Location: 1840 ROOSEVELT AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HIGH SCHOOL OF COMMERCE (Students: 1,722; Location: 415 STATE STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PUTNAM VOC TECH HIGH SCH (Students: 982; Location: 1300 STATE STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SPRINGFIELD H S (Students: 228; Location: 1170 CAREW STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Springfield:

  • CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 870; Location: 260 SURREY ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • PIONEER VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 239; Location: 965 PLUMTREE ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • THE MACDUFFIE SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 3 AMES HILL DRIVE; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • SPRINGFIELD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: 627 STATE ST; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Springfield:

  • SABIS INTERNATIONAL CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 1,343; Location: 160 JOAN STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CHESTNUT STREET MIDDLE (Students: 1,212; Location: 355 PLAINFIELD STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • VAN SICKLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,111; Location: 1170 CAREW STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • M MARCUS KILEY MIDDLE (Students: 1,068; Location: 180 COOLEY STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FOREST PARK MIDDLE (Students: 939; Location: 46 OAKLAND STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JOHN J DUGGAN MIDDLE (Students: 858; Location: 1015 WILBRAHAM RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GERENA (Students: 752; Location: 200 BIRNIE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • REBECCA M JOHNSON (Students: 733; Location: 55 CATHERINE STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY MIDDLE (Students: 691; Location: 1385 BERKSHIRE AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BOLAND SCHOOL (Students: 618; Location: 426 ARMORY STREET; Grades: PK – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Springfield:

  • HOLY CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 153 EDDYWOOD STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF HOPE SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 474 ARMORY STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY NAME SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 37 ALDERMAN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY-SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 52 ROSEWELL AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 180; Location: 370 STAFFORD ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL SCH (Students: 155; Location: 36 MARGARET STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHILDREN’S HOUSE (Students: 110; Location: 720 WILBRAHAM ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS (Students: 107; Location: 761 SUMNER AVENUE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PIONEER VALLEY MONTESSORI SCH (Students: 96; Location: 1524 PARKER STREET; Grades: PK – 6)
  • THE CHILDREN’SCT @ TOWER SQUAR (Students: 81; Location: 1500 MAIN ST 6TH FL TOWER SQ; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Springfield:

  • SPRINGFIELD CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,336,788; Location: 220 STATE ST.; 626,315 books; 30,423 audio materials; 18,930 video materials; 1,532 serial subscriptions)