The City of Palmer Town had a population of 12,475 as of July 1, 2018. Palmer Town city ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Palmer Town city is located at latitude 42.1878 and longitude -72.3085 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palmer Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles.
The City of Palmer Town (GNIS ID: 619387) 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 Palmer Town city: District of Palmer, Elbow Plantation, Kings Town, Kingsfield, Kingsfield Plantation, New Marlborough, New Marlborough Plantation, The Elbow Tract, The Elbows, Town of Palmer.
|Population in Households||12,411|
|Population in Familes||9,731|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||64|
|Median Household Income||$59,115|
|Average Household Income||$75,539|
|Per Capita Income||$31,509|
|Total Housing Units||5,553 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,511 (63.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,675 (30.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||367 ( 6.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$202,801|
|Average Home Value||$243,072|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.62%|
|Per Capita Income||3.19%|
The table below compares Palmer Town city to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 80||68th|
|Population Density||# 232||6th|
|Diversity Index||# 149||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 184||26th|
|Per Capita Income||# 189||24th|
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