Real Estate Market Update for 01089 (West Springfield, MA)
Welcome to December's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was down 13% from one year earlier, and down 23% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 180-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 9%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 200-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 23% year-over-year, and decreased 23% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for 01089 (West Springfield, MA)
Area Information for 01089 (West Springfield, MA)
  • Population: 28,634
  • Median Age: 39.64 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 17.6 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 6.25%
  • Population Density: 1,713/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 2.7%
  • Closest Airport: Bradley International
  • Closest College: Our Lady Of The Elms College
  • Closest Jr. College: Springfield Technical Community College
  • Median Household Income: $51,911
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 12.51%
  • Median Years in Residence: 5.65 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $159,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New Britain Rock Cats
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 29%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 01089 (West Springfield, MA)
Median Age: 39.64 Married: 31% Number of Households: 12,290 Households with Children: 3,402
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 01089 (West Springfield, MA)

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      West Springfield Middle School 0.1 mi Public 6-8 2-5 4
      John R Fausey 0.1 mi Public 1-5 4 4
      West Springfield High School 0.7 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      St Thomas The Apostle School 1.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Pace School 1.7 mi Private 7-12 0 0
      Tatham 1.7 mi Public 1-5 4-5 4
      Mittineague 1.7 mi Public 1-5 3 5
      John Ashley School 1.8 mi Public K-K 0 0
      Philip G Coburn 1.9 mi Public K-5 2-5 5
      Montessori Childrens 1.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Memorial 2.4 mi Public 1-5 2 3
      Brightside-campus School 2.6 mi Private 2-12 0 0
      May Center For Child Development-west Springfield 2.6 mi Private UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2014
      Local Weather for 01089 (West Springfield, MA)
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.