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West Springfield, MA
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West Springfield profile

Living in West Springfield

West Springfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 28,501 people and six associated neighborhoods, West Springfield is the 66th largest community in Massachusetts.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.87% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The citizens of West Springfield are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.52% of adults in West Springfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in West Springfield in 2018 was $41,129, 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 $164,516 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 11.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in West Springfield include Irish, Italian, French, English, and Polish.

West Springfield also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.06%.

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

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