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Overview

Introduction to East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, in Hampden county, is 4 miles SE of Springfield, Massachusetts and 77 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts.The town is located in the Springfield metropolitan area.

East Longmeadow History

White settlers first came to East Longmeadow and settled here in the year 1740. The community of East Longmeadow gradually expanded and the people desired incorporation. The town was officially incorporated in the year 1894.

East Longmeadow and nearby Attractions

  • Heritage Park
  • Ellijh Burt House
  • The Seward Pease House
  • First Congregationalist Church
  • St. Paul's church
  • St. Mark's church

Things To Do In East Longmeadow

East Longmeadow has something in store for everyone. Enjoy shopping in the various shopping arcades in the city or treat your taste buds with the delicious meals served in the local restaurants. The Heritage Park includes a basketball field and a picnic area, where people of all ages can relax and recreate. The city is also home to many churches, which organize a variety of events regularly.

East Longmeadow Transportation

The city is served by Bradley International.

East Longmeadow Higher Education

The local college that serves the city is Western New England College.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,063
Male Share of the Population45.8%
Female Share of the Population54.2%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+7,851
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married56%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43%
Median Earnings25+$50,787
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,532
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,077

Wealth

Median Family Income$101,563
% Above Poverty Level95.7%
% Below Poverty Level4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$851
Median House Value$259,800

Ancestry

Irish27.9%
Italian18.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.6%
French Except Basque13.5%
English11.1%
Polish8.7%
German8%
Canadian7.6%
Scottish4.6%
Russian1.9%
Greek1.6%
Swedish1.4%
Hungarian0.7%
West Indian0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Haitian0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Arab0.6%
Czech0.4%
US/American0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Austrian0.4%
African0.3%
Sudanese0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
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East Longmeadow Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hampden County
Standard Zip Codes1028
P.O. Box Zip Codes1116
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.06
Approximate Longitude-72.51

East Longmeadow Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHARTFORD BRADLEY INTL AP
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationAMHERST
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationHARTFORD BRAINARD FIELD
Distance24 miles
Jan Temp16 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hampden5,190$87,768
Longmeadow15,837$122,889
Springfield153,991$39,836
Wilbraham3,916$104,770

East Longmeadow Public Libraries

East Longmeadow Public Library
60 CENTER SQUARE
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
(413) 525-5400

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East Longmeadow Public Schools

Meadow Brook
607 Parker Street
ZIP: 1028
(413) 525-5470
Primary
Total Enrollment 562
Mapleshade
175 Mapleshade Avenue
ZIP: 1028
(413) 525-5485
Primary
Total Enrollment 313
Mountain View
77 Hampden Rd
ZIP: 1028
(413) 525-5490
Primary
Total Enrollment 293
Birchland Park
50 Hanward Hill
ZIP: 1028
(413) 525-5480
Middle
Total Enrollment 640
East Longmeadow High
180 Maple Street
ZIP: 1028
(413) 525-5460
High
Total Enrollment 875

East Longmeadow Private Schools

Aditus
45 Baldwin St
ZIP: 1028
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 6
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Historic East Longmeadow

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Springfield Road between 1900 and 1910

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Springfield Road between 1900 and 1910

Springfield Road between 1900 and 1910

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