Housatonic, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Housatonic, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Housatonic Census Designated Place had a population of 1,083 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Housatonic is located at latitude 42.2412 and longitude -73.3562 in Berkshire County. The formal boundaries for the Housatonic Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Berkshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Housatonic Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Housatonic population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Housatonic Census Designated Place, MA Boundary Map

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Housatonic, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,083
Population in Households 1,057
Population in Familes 793
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 1,223
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 495
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 298
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 329 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $238,978
Average Home Value $274,620
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,150
Average Household Income $58,075
Per Capita Income $25,304
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.32%
Households -0.19% -0.28%
Families 0.72% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Housatonic, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Housatonic to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 222 9th
Population Density1 # 137 44th
Diversity Index2 # 106 57th
Median Household Income # 196 20th
Per Capita Income # 209 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.