U.S. Beacon October 15, 2019

West Springfield, MA

Hampden County, Massachusetts

Latitude: 42.112793     Longitude: -72.640665
Population 27,899 (2000)
Elevation of West Springfield, Massachusetts: 65 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2577885, place: West Springfield CDP, Massachusetts)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 6,870 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 411 (5.98%)
Kindergarten: 291 (4.24%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 2,980 (43.38%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,588 (23.11%)
College or graduate school: 1,600 (23.29%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 19,168 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 773 (4.03%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 2,348 (12.25%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 6,390 (33.34%)
Some college, no degree: 3,676 (19.18%)
Associate degree: 1,849 (9.65%)
Bachelor's degree: 2,494 (13.01%)
Graduate or professional degree: 1,638 (8.55%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 83.7%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 22,619 (100%)
Never married: 6,357 (28.1%)
Now married, except separated: 11,421 (50.49%)
Separated: 610 (2.7%)
Total Widowed: 1,890 (8.36%)
Widowed Female: 1,464 (6.47%)
Total Divorced: 2,341 (10.35%)
Divorced Female: 1,254 (5.54%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 417 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 103 (24.7%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 21,391 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 3,238 (15.14%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 5,712 (100%)
--With a disability: 550 (9.63%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 15,969 (100%)
--With a disability: 2,930 (18.35%)
----Percent employed: 59.2%
--No disability: 13,039 (81.65%)
----Percent employed: 81%
Population 65 years and over: 4,199 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,724 (41.06%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 26,240 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 15,037 (57.31%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 9,804 (37.36%)
--Same county: 8,019 (30.56%)
--Different county: 1,785 (6.8%)
----Same state: 622 (2.37%)
----Different state: 1,163 (4.43%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 1,399 (5.33%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 27,899 (100%)
Native: 24,865 (89.13%)
--Born in United States: 24,151 (100%)
----State of residence: 19,715 (70.67%)
----Different state: 4,436 (15.9%)
--Born outside United States: 714 (2.56%)
Foreign born: 3,034 (10.87%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,979 (7.09%)
--Naturalized citizen: 972 (3.48%)
--Not a citizen: 2,062 (7.39%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 3,034 (100%)
Europe: 1,509 (49.74%)
Asia: 1,094 (36.06%)
Africa: 57 (1.88%)
Oceania: 10 (0.33%)
Latin America: 215 (7.09%)
Northern America: 149 (4.91%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 26,240 (100%)
English only: 21,520 (82.01%)
Language other than English: 4,720 (17.99%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 2,290 (8.73%)
--Spanish: 1,243 (4.74%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 386 (1.47%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 2,835 (10.8%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,593 (6.07%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 436 (1.66%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 250 (0.95%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 27,899 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 33,809% (121.18%)
Arab: 331 (1.19%)
Czech: 103 (0.37%)
Danish: 52 (0.19%)
Dutch: 137 (0.49%)
English: 2,880 (10.32%)
French (except Basque): 3,877 (13.9%)
French Canadian: 2,137 (7.66%)
German: 1,846 (6.62%)
Greek: 262 (0.94%)
Hungarian: 122 (0.44%)
Irish: 6,177 (22.14%)
Italian: 5,000 (17.92%)
Lithuanian: 164 (0.59%)
Norwegian: 96 (0.34%)
Polish: 3,036 (10.88%)
Portuguese: 139 (0.5%)
Russian: 1,163 (4.17%)
Scotch-Irish: 282 (1.01%)
Scottish: 791 (2.84%)
Slovak: 29 (0.1%)
Subsaharan African: 79 (0.28%)
Swedish: 235 (0.84%)
Swiss: 69 (0.25%)
Ukrainian: 379 (1.36%)
United States or American: 681 (2.44%)
Welsh: 143 (0.51%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 13 (0.05%)
Other ancestries: 3,586 (12.85%)

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