Wilbraham, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wilbraham, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Wilbraham Census Designated Place had a population of 4,042 as of July 1, 2016. Wilbraham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wilbraham is located at latitude 42.1321 and longitude -72.4382 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the Wilbraham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Hampden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 282 feet.

The Wilbraham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378045) 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 Wilbraham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wilbraham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hampden County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilbraham 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 Wilbraham: Springfield Mountains, Wilbraham Centre.

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


Total Population 4,042
Population in Households 3,820
Population in Familes 3,316
Population in Group Qrtrs 222
Population Density1 723
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 1,486
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,099
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,269 (84.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 217 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 1.4%)
Median Home Value $302,709
Average Home Value $333,287


Median Household Income $95,395
Average Household Income $107,715
Per Capita Income $41,108
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.46%
Households 0.5% 0.47%
Families 0.32% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Wilbraham, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilbraham 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 # 135 46th
Population Density1 # 197 20th
Diversity Index2 # 129 48th
Median Household Income # 39 85th
Per Capita Income # 92 63rd

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