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Granby, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Granby Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hampshire County at latitude 42.266 and longitude -72.5289. Hampshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 312 feet.

The formal official name is the Granby Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Granby, Massachusetts.

The U5 Census Class Code for Granby indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Granby Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Granby, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,408
Population in Households 1,408
Population in Familes 1,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 405
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 581
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 379
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 0.7%)
Median Home Value $225,868
Average Home Value $242,184


Median Household Income $74,521
Average Household Income $78,353
Per Capita Income $32,332
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.68% 0.41%
Households 0.95% 0.54%
Families 0.89% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.04%
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.


Granby, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Granby to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 215 12th
Population Density1 # 229 7th
Diversity Index2 # 164 33rd
Median Household Income # 88 64th
Per Capita Income # 149 39th

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