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Agawam Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Agawam Town had a population of 29,347 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Agawam Town city is located at latitude 42.0657 and longitude -72.6526 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the City of Agawam Town encompass a land area of 23.31 sq. miles and a water area of 1.04 sq. miles.

The City of Agawam Town (GNIS ID: 618180) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Agawam Town city: City of Agawam, Feeding Hills, Town of Agawam.

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Agawam Town city, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Agawam Town city, MA Housing Affordability Index is 112
State of Massachusetts Housing Affordability Index is 87
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Agawam Town city, MA Wealth Index is 99
State of Massachusetts Wealth Index is 139
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 29,347
Population in Households 28,643
Population in Families 22,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 704
Population Density 1,258
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,522
Average Household Income $86,438
Per Capita Income $35,164
Wealth Index3 99

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,285 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,635 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 511 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $261,347
Housing Affordability Index2 112
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,920
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 7,583
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.34% 0.31%
Households 0.23% 0.24%
Families 0.18% 0.21%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Agawam Town city, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Agawam Town city to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 49 80th
Population Density # 137 45th
Diversity Index # 116 53rd
Median Household Income # 169 32nd
Per Capita Income # 170 31st

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