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Longmeadow, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Longmeadow Census Designated Place had a population of 15,653 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Longmeadow is located at latitude 42.0476 and longitude -72.5711 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the Longmeadow Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Hampden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Longmeadow Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378154) 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 Longmeadow Census Designated Place is located within Town of Longmeadow, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hampden County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Longmeadow 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 Longmeadow: Long Meadow, Masacksick.

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


Total Population 15,653
Population in Households 15,108
Population in Familes 13,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 545
Population Density1 1,716
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 5,688
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 4,352
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,957 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,016 (84.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 672 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 269 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $374,982
Average Home Value $431,350


Median Household Income $105,264
Average Household Income $143,808
Per Capita Income $52,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% 0.0%
Households -0.15% 0.01%
Families -0.21% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Longmeadow, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Longmeadow 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 # 77 69th
Population Density1 # 101 59th
Diversity Index2 # 110 56th
Median Household Income # 25 90th
Per Capita Income # 38 85th

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