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Massachusetts > All counties > Hampden County > Springfield City
Springfield, MA

City
Population 2005: 146,948
Square miles: 32.10



2000 CENSUS DATA
SPRINGFIELD MA US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 61,172
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 28,633 46.8 35.7 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.52 2.13 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.26 4.06 4.04
Average number of vehicles 0.84 1.05 1.19
Median year structure was built 1954 1951 1969
Median year householder moved in 1997 1997 1998
Median rent ($) 448 605 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 505 578 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 6,527 22.8 21.8 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 28 26 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 28,497 46.6 57.5 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.61 2.74 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.01 6.63 6.30
Average number of vehicles 2.12 1.73 1.64
Median year structure was built 1950 1958 1971
Median year householder moved in 1985 1988 1991
Median value ($) 86,500 182,800 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 15,458 54.2 56.4 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 3,381 11.9 13.1 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 77,900 160,800 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 956 1,353 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 332 406 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk