West Springfield, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 12,259 housing units in West Springfield. This represents a 1.3% growth from 12,103 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 12,235 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 24 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Springfield is about 58.2%. West Springfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.6%. Average household size is 2.33 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Springfield were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.80%
One Bedroom16%
Two Bedrooms30.40%
Three Bedrooms33.10%
Four Bedrooms13.80%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.55
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$123,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$116,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.02
Median year structure was built1961
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$483

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7%
Home Equity Loan9.70%
Simple Mortgage48.50%
Debt Free34.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.3%