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Longmeadow, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Longmeadow Census Designated Place had a population of 15,700 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Longmeadow is located at latitude 42.0501 and longitude -72.5829 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the Longmeadow Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 9.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Hampden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Longmeadow Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378154) 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 Longmeadow Census Designated Place is located within Town of Longmeadow, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hampden County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Longmeadow: Long Meadow, Masacksick.

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Longmeadow, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Longmeadow, MA Housing Affordability Index is 122
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

Longmeadow, MA Wealth Index is 286
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 15,700 (100%)
Population in Households 15,151 (96.5%)
Population in Families 13,514 (86.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 549 ( 3.5%)
Population Density 1,727
Diversity Index2 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $121,778
Average Household Income $167,945
Per Capita Income $60,652
Wealth Index4 286

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,953 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,912 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 753 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $401,296
Housing Affordability Index3 122
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,665
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 4,335
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 -0.06% 0.02%
Households -0.14% -0.05%
Families -0.18% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Longmeadow, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Longmeadow 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 # 77 69th
Population Density # 102 59th
Diversity Index # 103 59th
Median Household Income # 27 89th
Per Capita Income # 35 86th

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