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Overview

Introduction to Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Longmeadow, Massachusetts, in Hampden county, is 3 miles S of Springfield, Massachusetts and 81 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is conveniently located inside the Springfield metropolitan area.

Longmeadow History

Longmeadow was first settled in the year 1644. The town was originally a farmland within the limits of Springfield. It remained relatively rural until the street railway was built about 1910. The population of the town rapidly increased between 1960 and 1975. The town was officially incorporated on October 17, 1783.

Longmeadow and nearby Attractions

  • Longmeadow Historical Society
  • Longmeadow Parks & Recreation
  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Springfield Library & Museums
  • Bliss Park
  • Laurel Park

Things To Do In Longmeadow

There are numerous activities for one to do in Longmeadow. Forest Park is a place to spend the day with family or friends. The park includes a rose garden, a small zoo, picnic sites, a pool and a water play area. The nightlife of the city is lively with numerous night bars, restaurants and theaters dotting the city.

Longmeadow Transportation

Bradley International is the major airport providing air transportation to Longmeadow.

Longmeadow Higher Education

The city is served by Bay Path College.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,837
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens21%
Employed Population 16+7,725
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married59.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher64%
Median Earnings25+$61,512
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,699

Wealth

Median Family Income$122,889
% Above Poverty Level95.9%
% Below Poverty Level4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone19.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,220
Median House Value$328,000

Ancestry

Irish22.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.8%
Italian16.3%
Polish10.8%
English10.5%
German8.5%
French Except Basque6.1%
Russian4.6%
Canadian3.3%
Scottish2.6%
Swedish2.3%
Greek1.4%
Portuguese1.2%
Arab1.1%
Welsh0.8%
Lebanese0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Iranian0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Albanian0.4%
US/American0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
African0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Israeli0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Australian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Longmeadow Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hampden County
Standard Zip Codes1106
P.O. Box Zip Codes1116
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.04
Approximate Longitude-72.57

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
Distance9.3 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
StationHARTFORD BRAINARD FIELD
Distance22.1 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
StationAMHERST
Distance23.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chicopee56,100$59,038
East Longmeadow16,063$101,563
Southwick9,650$92,059
Springfield153,991$39,836

Longmeadow Public Libraries

Richard Salter Storrs Library
693 LONGMEADOW ST.
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
(413) 565-4181

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Longmeadow Public Schools

Blueberry Hill
275 Blueberry Hill Rd
ZIP: 1106
(413) 565-4280
Primary
Total Enrollment 503
Wolf Swamp Road
62 Wolf Swamp Rd
ZIP: 1106
(413) 565-4270
Primary
Total Enrollment 351
Center
837 Longmeadow Street
ZIP: 1106
(413) 565-4290
Primary
Total Enrollment 387
Longmeadow High
95 Grassy Gutter Rd
ZIP: 1106
(413) 565-4220
High
Total Enrollment 967
Glenbrook Middle
110 Cambridge Circle
ZIP: 1106
(413) 565-4250
Middle
Total Enrollment 300
Williams Middle
410 Williams Street
ZIP: 1106
(413) 565-4260
Middle
Total Enrollment 394

Longmeadow Private Schools

St Mary's Academy
56 Hopkins Pl
ZIP: 1106
Elementary
Total Enrollment 222
Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy
1148 Converse St
ZIP: 1106
Elementary
Total Enrollment 73
Willie Ross School For Deaf
32 Norway St
ZIP: 1106
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 58
Longmeadow Montessori
777 Longmeadow St
ZIP: 1106
Elementary
Total Enrollment 36
Heritage Academy
594 Converse St
ZIP: 1106
Elementary
Total Enrollment 68
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Historic Longmeadow

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Longmeadow Street c1908.

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Longmeadow Street c1908.

Springfield Road between 1900 and 1910

Springfield Road between 1900 and 1910

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