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Population (year 2000): 8,835. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,548 (+8.1% change)
Males: 4,427 (50.1%), Females: 4,408 (49.9%)

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $52,296 (year 2000)
Median house value: $140,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Southwick:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: French (20.8%), Irish (19.6%), Italian (18.0%), Polish (14.9%), English (13.2%), German (9.6%).

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Elevation: 244 feet

Southwick,

For population 25 years and over in Southwick

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southwick town

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

2.6% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.4% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (14.8 miles Chicopee, pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (89.0 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (122.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (5.4 miles Westfield, Granby, CT (5.6 miles North MA (6.3 miles Granville, Brook, CT (6.9 miles Salmon CT Granby, (7.1 miles Granby, CT (8.4 miles East MA (8.8 miles Agawam, Depot, CT (9.6 miles Suffield


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 44 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2001: 54 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2004: 67 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $260,900

Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 72.77 W

Area code: 413

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (18.2%), Educational,health and social services (16.7%), Retail trade (14.4%).


 

Crime in Southwick by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 4 1 4
    per 100,000 34.0 45.3 11.3 45.3
Robberies 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 11.3 0.0
Assaults 21 22 27 19
    per 100,000 237.7 249.0 305.6 215.1
Burglaries 63 63 64 48
    per 100,000 713.1 713.1 724.4 543.3
Thefts 65 80 87 73
    per 100,000 735.7 905.5 984.7 826.3
Auto thefts 7 12 12 16
    per 100,000 79.2 135.8 135.8 181.1
146.8 164.9 170.0 146.7


Average climate in Southwick, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Southwick-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Southwick city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category 4 tornado 28.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Southwick:
  • NOBLE HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WESTFIELD, MA)
  • WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS HOSP (about 6 miles; WESTFIELD, MA)
  • BAYSTATE MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Southwick:
  • BARNES MUNI (about 9 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; ID: BAF)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 12 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 19 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; ID: CEF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Southwick:
  • SIMSBURY (about 10 miles; SIMSBURY, CT; ID: 4B9)
  • SKYLARK AIRPARK (about 18 miles; WAREHOUSE POINT, CT; ID: 7B6)
  • NORTHAMPTON (about 22 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; ID: 7B2)

Amtrak stations near Southwick:
  • 13 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southwick:
  • WESTFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 10 miles; WESTFIELD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,058)
  • SPRINGFIELD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,026)
  • HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; HOLYOKE, MA; FT enrollment: 3,747)
  • SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE (about 16 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,176)
  • MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; SOUTH HADLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,029)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD (about 19 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT; FT enrollment: 5,557)
  • MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; MANCHESTER, CT; FT enrollment: 2,863)
Public high school in Southwick:
  • SOUTHWICK-TOLLAND REGIONAL HIGH (Students: 630; Location: 93 FEEDING HILLS RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Southwick:
  • WOODLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 729; Location: 80 POWDER MILL RD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • POWDER MILL (Students: 564; Location: 94 POWDER MILL RD; Grades: 05 - 08)
Library in Southwick:
  • SOUTHWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $274,763; Location: 95 FEEDING HILLS RD.; 28,179 books; 3,092 audio materials; 3,074 video materials; 117 serial subscriptions)

Southwick compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Southwick:
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southwick:
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Southwick:
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)

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