StatisticMetro CenterSpringfieldMassachusetts
Population6,547153,9916,949,503
Population density (sq mi)6,1194,832894
Median age32.632.639.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%53%
Families w/ Kids under 1860%49%43%
Speak Englishn/a61%77%
Speak Spanishn/a33%9%

Key findings

  • The population density in Metro Center is 27% higher than Springfield
  • The median age in Metro Center is equal to Springfield
  • In Metro Center 48.81% of the population is White
  • In Metro Center 19.56% of the population is Black
  • In Metro Center 0.64% of the population is Asian

Compare Springfield, MA Demographics

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      Metro Center population breakdown by race

      RaceMetro CenterSpringfieldMassachusetts
      White48.81%58.02%79.26%
      Black19.56%20.97%7.26%
      Asian0.64%2.06%6.11%
      American Indian1.05%0.56%0.21%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race2.07%4.15%3.01%
      Other race27.87%14.22%4.13%
      In Metro Center, 43.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Metro Center age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Metro Center, Springfield, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).