West Springfield

  1. West Springfield Legal Resources
  2. West Springfield Statistics
  3. West Springfield Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. West Springfield Employment Information
  5. West Springfield Family Information
  6. West Springfield Education Information
  7. West Springfield Business Information
  8. West Springfield Public Benefits Information
  9. West Springfield Criminal Information
  10. West Springfield Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. West Springfield Zip Codes


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West Springfield Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 27,899
  • Land Area (2000): 43.381 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 2.040 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 413
  • Alias(es) (2003): W SPRINGFIELD, WEST SPRINGFIELD, WEST SPRINGFLD

West Springfield Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 148,820 2002 153,967 2005 151,670
2000 151,362 2003 152,048 2006 152,644
2001 152,806 2004 151,757 2007 151,074

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Houses (2000): 12,259

West Springfield Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 27,864 99.87%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 35 0.13%

West Springfield Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


West Springfield Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 51,189
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $1,551,543,000 / $362,052,000

West Springfield Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 14,959 14,063 897 5.99% 60
1991 14,717 13,479 1,238 8.41% 84
1992 14,661 13,416 1,245 8.49% 85
1993 14,408 13,265 1,143 7.93% 79
1994 14,584 13,246 1,338 9.17% 92
1995 14,231 13,104 1,127 7.92% 79
1996 13,997 13,202 795 5.68% 57
1997 14,159 13,446 714 5.04% 50
1998 14,019 13,522 497 3.54% 35
1999 14,008 13,511 497 3.55% 36
2000 14,454 14,043 410 2.84% 28
2001 14,618 14,055 563 3.85% 39
2002 14,730 13,992 738 5.01% 50
2003 14,690 13,851 839 5.71% 57
2004 14,626 13,834 792 5.42% 54
2005 14,604 13,823 781 5.35% 54
2006 14,559 13,825 733 5.04% 50
2007 14,466 13,765 701 4.84% 48
2008 14,434 13,638 797 5.52% 55
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 14,439 13,607 832 5.76% 58
Feb 2008 14,430 13,650 780 5.41% 54
Mar 2008 14,465 13,703 762 5.27% 53
Apr 2008 14,366 13,770 596 4.15% 41
May 2008 14,366 13,635 731 5.09% 51
Jun 2008 14,548 13,699 849 5.84% 58
Jul 2008 14,492 13,640 852 5.88% 59
Aug 2008 14,398 13,528 870 6.04% 60
Sep 2008 14,406 13,509 897 6.23% 62
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

West Springfield Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 529 7.32%
2. Public Administration 438 6.06%
3. Health Care 382 5.29%
4. Metal Manufactuing 355 4.92%
5. Finance and Insurance 325 4.50%
6. Paper Manufacturing 317 4.39%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 288 3.99%
8. Accommodation and Food Services 282 3.90%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 234 3.24%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 224 3.10%
11. Repair and Maintenance 221 3.06%
12. U.S. Postal Service 200 2.77%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 195 2.70%
14. Department and Other General Stores 174 2.41%
15. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 159 2.20%
16. Machinery Manufacturing 158 2.19%
17. Educational Services 157 2.17%
18. Truck Transportation 156 2.16%
19. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 147 2.04%
20. Other Transportation 146 2.02%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,153 17.90%
2. Educational Services 1,002 15.55%
3. Finance and Insurance 506 7.85%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 377 5.85%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 362 5.62%
6. Department and Other General Stores 261 4.05%
7. Public Administration 216 3.35%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 193 3.00%
9. Social Assistance 176 2.73%
10. Personal and Laundry Services 159 2.47%
11. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 138 2.14%
12. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 121 1.88%
13. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 100 1.55%
14. Food Manufacturing 87 1.35%
15. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 84 1.30%
16. Metal Manufactuing 73 1.13%
17. Construction 72 1.12%
18. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 71 1.10%
19. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 66 1.02%
20. Paper Manufacturing 62 0.96%

West Springfield Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 461 6.38%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 390 5.40%
3. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 382 5.29%
4. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 312 4.32%
5. Other Installation / Maintenance 312 4.32%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 279 3.86%
7. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 268 3.71%
8. Vehicle Mechanics 262 3.63%
9. Other Management Occupations 247 3.42%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 226 3.13%
11. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 209 2.89%
12. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 207 2.87%
13. Computer Specialists 195 2.70%
14. Business Operations Specialists 182 2.52%
15. Other Office and Admin Support 182 2.52%
16. Law Enforcement Workers 175 2.42%
17. Engineers 165 2.28%
18. Other Protective Service Workers 165 2.28%
19. Top Executives 143 1.98%
20. Carpenters 121 1.68%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 436 6.77%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 407 6.32%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 351 5.45%
4. Registered Nurses 298 4.63%
5. Cashiers 285 4.42%
6. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 242 3.76%
7. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 240 3.73%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 222 3.45%
9. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 203 3.15%
10. Business Operations Specialists 195 3.03%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 190 2.95%
12. Customer Service Representatives 183 2.84%
13. Other Production Occupations 182 2.83%
14. Other Management Occupations 178 2.76%
15. Health Technologists and Technicians 151 2.34%
16. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 145 2.25%
17. Waiters and Waitresses 144 2.24%
18. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 133 2.06%
19. Computer Specialists 127 1.97%
20. Teachers, Secondary School 124 1.92%

West Springfield Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 11,549 52.02%
15-35 hours 3,336 15.03%
1-14 hours 536 2.41%
No regular hours 6,778 30.53%

West Springfield Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 372 2.81%
5 AM-5:29 AM 385 2.91%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 534 4.03%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,003 7.57%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,585 11.96%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,808 13.65%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,237 16.89%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,539 11.62%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 722 5.45%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 612 4.62%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 224 1.69%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 178 1.34%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,232 9.30%
4 PM-11:59 PM 816 6.16%

West Springfield Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 442 3.34%
5-9 1,727 13.04%
10-14 2,529 19.09%
15-19 2,675 20.19%
20-24 2,305 17.40%
25-29 671 5.07%
30-34 1,168 8.82%
35-39 266 2.01%
40-44 253 1.91%
45-59 560 4.23%
60-89 414 3.13%
At least 90 237 1.79%

West Springfield Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 106 0.80% 10,243 77.32%
30-44 53 0.40% 1,634 12.33%
45-59 40 0.30% 520 3.93%
At least 60 85 0.64% 566 4.27%

West Springfield Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 10 0.07%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,356 10.08%
 Car / truck / van, solo 11,234 83.50%
 Motorcycle 8 0.06%
 Other 30 0.22%
 Public transportation 284 2.11%
 Walked 325 2.42%
 Worked at home 207 1.54%

West Springfield Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


West Springfield Family Information

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Households (2000): 11,866 (27,519 people)
Families (2000): 7,193 (21,541 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,788
People at same address in 1995: 15,037

West Springfield Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,227 10.34%
$10,000-$14,999 873 7.36%
$15,000-$19,999 823 6.94%
$20,000-$24,999 751 6.33%
$25,000-$29,999 745 6.28%
$30,000-$34,999 826 6.96%
$35,000-$39,999 646 5.44%
$40,000-$44,999 745 6.28%
$45,000-$49,999 628 5.29%
$50,000-$59,999 1,031 8.69%
$60,000-$74,999 1,398 11.78%
$75,000-$99,999 1,219 10.27%
$100,000-$124,999 484 4.08%
$125,000-$149,999 247 2.08%
$150,000-$199,999 104 0.88%
$200,000 or more 119 1.00%

West Springfield Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 4,025 34.04%
 Family, 2 people 3,115 26.35%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 601 5.08%
 Family, 3 people 1,713 14.49%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 59 0.50%
 Family, 4 people 1,349 11.41%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 18 0.15%
 Family, 5 people 625 5.29%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 5 0.04%
 Family, 6 people 184 1.56%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 2 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 127 1.07%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

West Springfield Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 9,174 28.51%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,570 14.20%
Public Assistance 552 1.72%
Retirement 2,226 6.92%
Self Employment 820 2.55%
Social Security 3,736 11.61%
Supplemental Security 522 1.62%
Wage / Salary 8,928 27.75%
Other 1,650 5.13%

West Springfield Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,984 55.88%
 With children under 18 2,356 44.12%

West Springfield Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,087 10.04%
 Married 5,923 54.70%
 Never Married 3,393 31.33%
 Widowed 426 3.93%

West Springfield Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,254 10.64%
 Married 6,108 51.81%
 Never Married 2,964 25.14%
 Widowed 1,464 12.42%

West Springfield Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


West Springfield Education Information

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West Springfield Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 797 3.72%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,873 13.42%
 High school diploma or equivalent 7,199 33.62%
 Some college, no degree 4,199 19.61%
 Associate degree 2,006 9.37%
 Bachelors degree 2,680 12.52%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,658 7.74%

West Springfield Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 284 1.02% 127 0.46% 411 1.47%
Kindergarten 216 0.77% 75 0.27% 291 1.04%
Grades 1-4 1,172 4.20% 212 0.76% 1,384 4.96%
Grades 5-8 1,423 5.10% 173 0.62% 1,596 5.72%
Grades 9-12 1,498 5.37% 90 0.32% 1,588 5.69%
Undergrad college 959 3.44% 323 1.16% 1,282 4.60%
Graduate or professional school 145 0.52% 173 0.62% 318 1.14%
Total 5,697 20.42% 1,173 4.20% 6,870 24.62%

West Springfield Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


West Springfield Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 3,222
West Springfield Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


West Springfield Public Benefits Information

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West Springfield Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 24,179 88.06%
 Below Poverty Level 3,278 11.94%

West Springfield Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


West Springfield Criminal Information

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West Springfield Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 15.099 0.887 0.047 3.293 19.325 1.445 20.448 30.849 9.683 62.424
2000 14.383 0.806 0.053 3.006 18.248 1.070 14.019 38.266 11.245 64.600
2001 17.440 0.648 0.065 3.292 21.445 1.021 17.650 33.291 11.367 63.329
2002 15.588 0.695 0.078 3.800 20.160 0.812 24.733 33.234 14.743 73.522
2003 12.739 0.756 0.099 5.571 19.165 1.111 17.409 42.184 16.883 76.476
2004 12.718 0.863 0.112 4.547 18.240 0.448 14.154 36.282 15.129 65.565
2005 11.822 0.719 0.119 5.083 17.742 0.389 14.116 32.795 10.470 57.381
2006 9.486 0.753 0.098 4.468 14.806 0.491 14.268 32.514 10.521 57.303
2007 8.387 0.602 0.132 4.567 13.689 0.417 13.417 31.071 8.082 52.570
2008 3.826 0.404 0.033 1.589 5.851 0.172 5.494 14.079 2.926 22.499

West Springfield Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 81 472
2005 80 447
2006 96 445
2007 96 450

West Springfield Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 12,166
2000 12,540
2001 12,954
2002 14,424

West Springfield Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


West Springfield Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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West Springfield Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,438 12.32%
10-19 Years 3,713 13.31%
20-29 Years 3,371 12.08%
30-39 Years 4,219 15.12%
40-49 Years 4,329 15.52%
50-59 Years 3,191 11.44%
60-69 Years 2,285 8.19%
70-79 Years 2,134 7.65%
80-89 Years 1,033 3.70%
90+ Years 186 0.67%

West Springfield Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,604 48.76%
 Female 14,295 51.24%

West Springfield Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 24,673 88.44%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,605 5.75%
 Asian 545 1.95%
 African-American 519 1.86%
 Multiracial 453 1.62%
 Amerindian 57 0.20%
 Other Race 42 0.15%
 Pacific Islander 5 0.02%

West Springfield Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 6,177 19.98%
2. Italian 5,000 16.17%
3. French Non-Basque 3,877 12.54%
4. Polish 3,036 9.82%
5. English 2,880 9.31%
6. French Canadian 2,137 6.91%
7. German 1,846 5.97%
8. Russian 1,163 3.76%
9. Scottish 791 2.56%
10. United States Or American 681 2.20%

West Springfield Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 21,520 82.01%
2. Russian 1,260 4.80%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,243 4.74%
4. French 505 1.92%
5. Italian 348 1.33%
6. Vietnamese 251 0.96%
7. Polish 191 0.73%
8. Arabic 147 0.56%
9. German 114 0.43%
10. Other Slavic 95 0.36%

West Springfield Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 24,865 89.13%
 Naturalized immigrant 972 3.48%
 Not a citizen 2,062 7.39%

West Springfield Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
West Springfield Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


West Springfield Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01089 01090