Agawam Town city, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Agawam Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Agawam Town had a population of 29,017 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Agawam Town city is located at latitude 42.0647 and longitude -72.6535 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the City of Agawam Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.31 sq. miles and a water area of 1.04 sq. miles.

The City of Agawam Town (GNIS ID: 618180) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Agawam Town city population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Agawam Town city: City of Agawam, Feeding Hills, Town of Agawam.

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Agawam Town city, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,017
Population in Households 28,317
Population in Familes 22,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 700
Population Density1 1,245
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 11,874
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 7,551
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,596 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,278 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 534 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $230,126
Average Home Value $247,569


Median Household Income $62,677
Average Household Income $76,459
Per Capita Income $31,787
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.34%
Households 0.29% 0.33%
Families 0.2% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Agawam Town city, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Agawam Town city to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 49 80th
Population Density1 # 137 45th
Diversity Index2 # 121 51st
Median Household Income # 153 38th
Per Capita Income # 168 32nd

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