Northampton, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Northampton, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
28,552
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
10.9%
Median Home
$337,100
Median Income
$71,866
Median Rent
$1,189

Northampton SnackAbility

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

Northampton, MA Crime Report

561
Total Crimes
1,973.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-15.88%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Northampton
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 561 1,973.4 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 92 323.6 308.8 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 10 35.2 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 69 242.7 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 469 1,649.8 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 50 175.9 149.7 314.2
Larceny 403 1,417.6 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 16 56.3 99.2 246.0

Northampton, MA Cost Of Living

122
Northampton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Northampton Massachusetts National Average
Overall 122 132 100
Services 109 119 100
Groceries 119 112 100
Health 131 123 100
Housing 149 164 100
Transportation 109 109 100
Utilities 90 116 100

Northampton, MA Photos

Cole Thomas The Oxbow The Connecticut River Near Northampton
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Northampton in Massachusetts

Map Of Northampton, MA

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Population over time in Northampton

Year Population % Change
2020 28,552 -0.1%
2019 28,568 0.1%
2018 28,548 0.0%
2017 28,534 -0.2%
2016 28,602 -0.1%
2015 28,637 0.2%
2014 28,586 -0.2%
2013 28,642 0.1%
2012 28,621 -0.3%
2011 28,709 -

Race / Ethnicity in Northampton

White
82.1% (23,453)
African American
2.1% (587)
American Indian
0.1% (28)
Asian
3.3% (939)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (26)
Two Or More
3.3% (932)
Hispanic
9.1% (2,587)
Race Northampton MA USA
White 82.1% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 2.1% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 3.3% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 9.1% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Northampton

Female
58.7% (16,747)
Male
41.3% (11,805)
Gender Northampton MA USA
Female 58.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 41.3% 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
15.0% (4,282)
Some College
12.0% (3,426)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,713)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (7,994)
Master's Degree
22.0% (6,281)
Professional Degree
4.0% (1,142)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (1,998)
Education Northampton MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 15.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Northampton, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
5.4% (154,178)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (85,012)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.1% (260,821)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (324,957)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.7% (248,496)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.5% (412,736)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.0% (400,412)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.7% (392,112)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.0% (284,463)
$200,000 or more
10.2% (292,009)
Income Northampton MA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.1% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.7% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.5% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.0% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.7% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.0% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 10.2% 14.3% 8.3%

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