West Springfield, MA
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Living in West Springfield

West Springfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 28,835 people and six constituent neighborhoods, West Springfield is the 66th largest community in Massachusetts.

Unlike some cities, West Springfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in West Springfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Springfield is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Springfield who work in sales jobs (10.99%), office and administrative support (10.65%), and management occupations (8.27%).

Also of interest is that West Springfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, West Springfield is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.38% of adults in West Springfield have a college degree.

The per capita income in West Springfield in 2018 was $34,958, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,832 for a family of four. However, West Springfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

West Springfield is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call West Springfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Springfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. West Springfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in West Springfield include Irish, French, Italian, Polish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of West Springfield's cultural character, accounting for 16.88% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in West Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.

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