Hampden County MA Information


Hampden County Subdivisions

Hampden County MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 476,058
Daytime Population: Workers 210,644
Daytime Population: Residents 260,157
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 470,801
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 459,874
Population in Familes 365,065
Population in Group Qrtrs 16,184
Population Density2 771
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $51,379
Average Household Income $70,788
Per Capita Income $27,753


Total Housing Units 194,895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109,296 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 73,251 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,348 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $204,397
Average Home Value $252,540


Total Households 182,547
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 117,046
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.37% 0.33%
Households 0.2% 0.25%
Families 0.13% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   2.08%


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, 2017 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

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