Springfield, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 61,172 housing units in Springfield. This represents a 0.2% decline from 61,320 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 61,172 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Springfield is about 49.9%. Springfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.6%. Average household size is 2.57 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Springfield were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom15.30%
Two Bedrooms34%
Three Bedrooms35.20%
Four Bedrooms9%
Five Bedrooms or more3.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1950
Median Value of occupied units$87,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$77,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1954
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$505

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage6%
Home Equity Loan8.40%
Simple Mortgage52.60%
Debt Free32.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%