The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Springfield, MA For 2024

The richest Springfield neighborhoods are East Forest Park and Sixteen Acres for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Springfield
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they aren’t made of ticky-tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Springfield has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.12x the national median and household incomes are 1.2x the national median.

But where exactly in Springfield do the richest of the rich people live? That would be East Forest Park where the median income is a cool $66,013.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Springfield out of 17 for 2024.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Springfield for 2024? According to the most recent census data, East Forest Park looks to be the richest Springfield neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $500,753. And that, my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Springfield.

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Richst Neighborhoods In Springfield For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 East Forest Park $66,013
2 Sixteen Acres $64,907
3 Boston Road $58,891
4 Liberty Heights $52,261
5 Forest Park $48,164
6 East Springfield $47,530
7 Indian Orchard $46,792
8 Pine Point $44,544
9 Upper Hill $35,978
10 Mcknight $35,673
11 Bay $30,050
12 South End $26,096
13 Old Hill $25,312
14 Maple High-Six Corners $24,056
15 Metro Center $22,218
16 Memorial Square $21,439
17 Brightwood $18,276

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Springfield For 2024

Every city has its best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Springfield.

We ranked every neighborhood in Springfield by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, East Forest Park, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Springfield.

The richest neighborhoods in Springfield are East Forest Park, Sixteen Acres, Boston Road, Liberty Heights, Forest Park, East Springfield, Indian Orchard, Pine Point, Upper Hill, and McKnight.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Brightwood.

The poorest neighborhoods in Springfield are Brightwood, Memorial Square, Metro Center, Maple High-Six Corners, and Old Hill.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Springfield.

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.