Living in Northampton, MA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Northampton SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Northampton, MA Crime Report

653
Total Crimes
2,284.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-11.06%
Below National Average

Northampton, MA Cost Of Living

121
Northampton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Northampton, Massachusetts Info Snack

The city of Northampton (/nræmptn/ ( listen)) is the county seat of Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population of Northampton (including its outer villages, Florence and Leeds) was 28,549.
Population
28,568
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
16.2%
Median Home
$321,900
Median Income
$64,850
Median Rent
$1,098

Northampton, MA Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Northampton in Massachusetts

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Map Of Northampton, MA

Population over time in Northampton

Year Population % Change
2017 28,568 0.1%
2016 28,548 0.0%
2015 28,534 -0.2%
2014 28,602 -0.1%
2013 28,637 0.2%
2012 28,586 -0.2%
2011 28,642 0.1%
2010 28,621 -0.3%
2009 28,709 -
Crime/100k Northampton MA USA
Violent Crime 395.3 338.1 368.9
Murder 3.5 2.0 5.0
Robbery 24.5 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 283.3 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 1889.0 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 377.8 200.8 376.0
Larceny 1448.2 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 63.0 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Northampton

White
81.5% (23,290)
African American
2.3% (652)
American Indian
0.1% (34)
Asian
4.7% (1,344)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (11)
Two Or More
2.9% (815)
Hispanic
8.5% (2,422)
Race Northampton MA USA
White 81.5% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 2.3% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.7% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.5% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Northampton, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
7.8% (223,415)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (178,118)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.7% (219,064)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (276,390)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.7% (277,157)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.6% (445,295)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.7% (390,273)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.6% (417,656)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.7% (191,425)
$200,000 or more
8.3% (238,002)
Income Northampton MA USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.7% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.7% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.6% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.7% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.6% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.7% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 8.3% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Northampton

Female
56.7% (16,204)
Male
43.3% (12,363)
Gender Northampton MA USA
Female 56.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 43.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Northampton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (571)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,142)
High School / GED
17.0% (4,856)
Some College
12.0% (3,428)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,999)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (7,427)
Master's Degree
20.0% (5,713)
Professional Degree
5.0% (1,428)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (1,999)
Education Northampton MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 20.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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