South Hadley Town, MA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Population
    17,723
  • Population Density
    963 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    18 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    21 3.4
South Hadley Town is a suburb in Massachusetts with 17,723 residents. It has high home values, average rent costs, and low unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 21 reviews
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    • 3
    Overall Experience at South Hadley Town: Older town, the surrounding towns is what seems to bring it down in value.
    • 4
    Overall Experience at South Hadley Town: There are lots of fun things to do around Northampton. Many interesting shops and restaurants downtown, and is relatively safe.
    • 3
    Transportation at South Hadley Town: The buses make me nauseous.
    • 2
    Visiting at South Hadley Town: There aren't any attractions here except for the college.
    • 3
    Weather at South Hadley Town: The long winters are sometimes hard but other than that, it's totally fine.

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.66 Granby Town 6,255
3.66 Hadley Town 5,254
2.00 Holyoke 40,029
2.33 Chicopee 55,478
4.00 Amherst Town 38,651

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.66 Belchertown Town 14,673
2.00 Ware Town 9,869

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 01075 17,796

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
3.00 South Hadley Public Schools 4

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.66 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School Public, Charter 7-12 High
3.33 South Hadley High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 SABIS International Charter School Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Mosier Elementary School Public 2-4 Elementary
4.00 Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School Public, Charter K-9 Elementary
3.00 Hampden Charter School of Science Public, Charter 6-12 High
3.00 Michael E. Smith Middle School Public 5-8 Middle
Plains Elementary School Public PK, K-1 Pre-K, Elementary
Hilltown Cooperative Charter Public School Public, Charter K-8 Elementary
2.33 New Leadership Charter School Public, Charter 6-12 High
2.00 Holyoke Community Charter School Public, Charter K-8 Elementary
2.00 Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School of Excellence Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
2.00 Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School Public 9-12 High

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
Mill Pond School Private, Special Education 7-12 High
Tri-County Schools Private, Special Education 3-12 Elementary, High
3.66 Wilbraham & Monson Academy Private, Boarding 6-12 High
3.66 The MacDuffie School Private 6-12 High
3.33 Pioneer Valley Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High
3.33 The Williston Northampton School Private, Boarding 7-12 High
3.00 Cathedral High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
Valley West School Private, Special Education 1-12 Elementary, High
3.00 The Hartsbrook School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High
Pace School Private, Special Education 8-12 High
Calvary Baptist Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High
White Oak School Private, Special Education 7-12 High
2.33 St. Mary High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
2.33 Holyoke Catholic High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
St. Michael's Academy Elementary School Private, Religious 6-8 Middle
St. Stanislaus Elementary School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Thomas the Apostle School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Joan of Arc School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Blessed Sacrament Elementary School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Mater Dolorosa Elementary School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. John the Baptist School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Mary Elementary School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Holy Name School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
First Lutheran School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
4.33 Amherst College
4.33 Smith College
4.00 Mount Holyoke College
3.33 University of Massachusetts - Amherst
3.33 Springfield College - Massachusetts
3.00 Bay Path College
3.00 Hampshire College
3.00 Western New England University
2.33 College of Our Lady of the Elms
2.33 American International College
2.00 Westfield State University
Holyoke Community College
Springfield Technical Community College
Springfield College - School of Human Services
Lincoln Technical Institute - East Windsor
Greenfield Community College
Asnuntuck Community College
Branford Hall Career Institute - Springfield
New England Tractor Trailer Training School - Connecticut
Branford Hall Career Institute - Windsor
Lincoln Technical Institute - Suffield
Jolie Hair & Beauty Academy - Ludlow
Hallmark Institute of Photography
Salter College - Chicopee
Kay Harvey Academy of Hair Design

Around South Hadley Town

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

South Hadley Town, MA United States Massachusetts Belchertown Town, MA Ware Town, MA
White 89.70% 63.25% 75.71% 91.13% 96.21%
Hispanic 3.61% 16.62% 9.93% 2.98% 2.45%
Asian 2.79% 4.83% 5.54% 2.33% 0%
African American 2.63% 12.23% 6.27% 1.61% 0.14%
Multiracial 1.09% 2.05% 1.80% 1.79% 0.83%
Other 0.10% 0.19% 0.61% 0.17% 0.09%
Pacific Islander 0.07% 0.16% 0.02% 0% 0.19%
Native American 0% 0.66% 0.12% 0% 0.08%

Age

South Hadley Town, MA United States Massachusetts Belchertown Town, MA Ware Town, MA
9 years and under 8% 13% 11% 12% 11%
10 to 17 years 8% 11% 10% 12% 10%
18 to 24 years 18% 10% 10% 7% 7%
25 to 34 years 9% 13% 13% 8% 10%
35 to 44 years 12% 13% 13% 16% 11%
45 to 54 years 15% 14% 15% 17% 21%
55 to 64 years 13% 12% 13% 16% 14%
65 and over 17% 13% 14% 12% 15%

Education Levels

South Hadley Town, MA United States Massachusetts Belchertown Town, MA Ware Town, MA
Less than a high school diploma 8% 14% 11% 7% 9%
High school diploma or equivalent 25% 28% 26% 25% 41%
Some college or associate degree 30% 29% 24% 29% 30%
Bachelor's degree 20% 18% 22% 23% 13%
Master's degree or higher 18% 11% 17% 15% 7%

Gender

South Hadley Town, MA United States Massachusetts Belchertown Town, MA Ware Town, MA
Male 39.3% 49.2% 48.4% 50.0% 49.0%
Female 60.7% 50.8% 51.6% 50.0% 51.0%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

South Hadley Town, MA United States Massachusetts Belchertown Town, MA Ware Town, MA
Rent 24.8% 35.1% 37.3% 20.8% 30.0%
Own 75.2% 64.9% 62.7% 79.2% 70.0%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

South Hadley Town, MA United States Massachusetts Belchertown Town, MA Ware Town, MA
Assault 168.6 278.9 271.1 108.5 375.4
Murder 0 5.0 2.1 0 0
Rape 22.5 15.3 27.1 20.3
Robbery 22.5 159.8 99.6 6.8 30.4

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

South Hadley Town, MA United States Massachusetts Belchertown Town, MA Ware Town, MA
Burglary 545.1 573.5 459.3 278.1 365.3
Larceny 938.5 2079.6 1412.4 820.7 2008.9
Motor vehicle theft 67.4 235.5 137.9 33.9 40.6

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
33°
13°
37°
16°
45°
24°
58°
34°
69°
45°
78°
55°
82°
59°
81°
58°
73°
49°
62°
38°
49°
30°
38°
20°
Precipitation
3.3"
3.1"
3.6"
3.9"
4.1"
4.1"
4.0"
3.8"
4.2"
4.6"
3.8"
3.4"
Snowfall
10.3"
8.1"
6.6"
1.3"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
2.2"
8.4"

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    Avg. High Avg. Low

  • 33°
    13°
  • 37°
    16°
  • 45°
    24°
  • 58°
    34°
  • 69°
    45°
  • 78°
    55°
  • 82°
    59°
  • 81°
    58°
  • 73°
    49°
  • 62°
    38°
  • 49°
    30°
  • 38°
    20°

    Precipitation

  • 3.3"
  • 3.1"
  • 3.6"
  • 3.9"
  • 4.1"
  • 4.1"
  • 4.0"
  • 3.8"
  • 4.2"
  • 4.6"
  • 3.8"
  • 3.4"

    Snowfall

  • 10.3"
  • 8.1"
  • 6.6"
  • 1.3"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 2.2"
  • 8.4"

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    Avg. Temps

  • 33°
    13°
  • 37°
    16°
  • 45°
    24°
  • 58°
    34°
  • 69°
    45°
  • 78°
    55°
  • 82°
    59°
  • 81°
    58°
  • 73°
    49°
  • 62°
    38°
  • 49°
    30°
  • 38°
    20°

    Precipitation

  • 3.3"
  • 3.1"
  • 3.6"
  • 3.9"
  • 4.1"
  • 4.1"
  • 4.0"
  • 3.8"
  • 4.2"
  • 4.6"
  • 3.8"
  • 3.4"

    Snowfall

  • 10.3"
  • 8.1"
  • 6.6"
  • 1.3"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 2.2"
  • 8.4"