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Southwick is a town in Hampden County, in the Springfield metro area.

The community was named after English village

The latitude of Southwick is 42.054N. The longitude is -72.77W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 318 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,835.


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Median household income
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$52,296
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Southwick demographic reports
Southwick is on the Connecticut border
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 29. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.2 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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7% of Southwick residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Southwick ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Southwick was $21,756, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Southwick residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Southwick, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $541.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,176.


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Libraries in Southwick include Southwick Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Southwick workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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