Hampden County MA Information


Hampden County Subdivisions

Hampden County MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 475,831
Population in Households 460,001
Population in Familes 367,647
Population in Group Qrtrs 15,830
Population Density1 771
Diversity Index2 67


Median Household Income $53,841
Average Household Income $74,653
Per Capita Income $29,203


Total Housing Units 194,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113,934 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 68,403 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,925 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $210,461
Average Home Value $273,220


Total Households 182,337
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 117,014
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% 0.25%
Households 0.16% 0.17%
Families 0.11% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.87%


Hampden County MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampden County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 8 50th
Population Density # 7 57th
Diversity Index # 2 93rd
Median Household Income # 14 7th
Per Capita Income # 14 7th

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