Blandford, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Blandford, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Blandford Census Designated Place had a population of 423 as of July 1, 2016. Blandford ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blandford is located at latitude 42.175 and longitude -72.9239 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the Blandford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hampden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,434 feet.

The Blandford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630522) 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.

The Blandford Census Designated Place is located within Town of Blandford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hampden County.

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


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Blandford, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 423
Population in Households 423
Population in Familes 354
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 368
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 126
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 184 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $264,583
Average Home Value $342,656
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,271
Average Household Income $85,265
Per Capita Income $34,140
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 0.93%
Households 1.15% 0.9%
Families 1.33% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Blandford, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blandford 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 # 238 4th
Population Density1 # 234 5th
Diversity Index2 # 236 4th
Median Household Income # 81 67th
Per Capita Income # 149 40th

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