Living in Northampton, MA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Northampton, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
28,516
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
13.7%
Median Home
$332,100
Median Income
$66,522
Median Rent
$1,158

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

567
Total Crimes
1,973.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-20.33%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Northampton
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 567 1,973.2 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 119 414.1 327.6 366.7
Murder 1 3.5 2.2 5.0
Robbery 9 31.3 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 84 292.3 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 448 1,559.1 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 53 184.4 179.0 340.5
Larceny 375 1,305.0 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 20 69.6 89.0 219.9

Northampton, MA Cost Of Living

121
Northampton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Northampton Massachusetts National Average
Overall 121 131 100
Services 109 122 100
Groceries 119 109 100
Health 128 121 100
Housing 150 165 100
Transportation 106 107 100
Utilities 92 114 100

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
2019 28,516 -0.2%
2018 28,568 0.1%
2017 28,548 0.0%
2016 28,534 -0.2%
2015 28,602 -0.1%
2014 28,637 0.2%
2013 28,586 -0.2%
2012 28,642 0.1%
2011 28,621 -0.3%
2010 28,709 -

Race / Ethnicity in Northampton

White
82.2% (23,447)
African American
2.1% (602)
American Indian
0.1% (36)
Asian
3.3% (932)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (12)
Two Or More
3.5% (997)
Hispanic
8.7% (2,490)
Race Northampton MA USA
White 82.2% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 2.1% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.3% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.5% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.7% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Northampton

Female
58.0% (16,550)
Male
42.0% (11,966)
Gender Northampton MA USA
Female 58.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 42.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Northampton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (570)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,140)
High School / GED
16.0% (4,562)
Some College
12.0% (3,421)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,710)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (7,414)
Master's Degree
22.0% (6,273)
Professional Degree
5.0% (1,425)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (1,996)
Education Northampton MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Northampton, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
7.2% (204,551)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (125,256)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.0% (255,815)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.4% (269,452)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.3% (264,401)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (458,599)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (362,889)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.2% (404,052)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.9% (226,269)
$200,000 or more
9.8% (280,311)
Income Northampton MA USA
Less than $10,000 7.2% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.0% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.4% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.3% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.2% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.9% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 9.8% 13.2% 7.7%

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