Hampshire County MA Information


Hampshire County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 164,464
Daytime Population: Workers 81,120
Daytime Population: Residents 76,516
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 157,636
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 141,851
Population in Familes 102,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 22,613
Population Density2 312
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $62,729
Average Household Income $84,855
Per Capita Income $32,575


Total Housing Units 63,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38,693 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,390 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,835 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $285,653
Average Home Value $334,952


Total Households 60,083
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 35,079
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 0.55% 0.37%
Households 0.32% 0.34%
Families 0.24% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.3%


Hampshire County MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampshire 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 # 10 36th
Population Density # 10 36th
Diversity Index # 10 36th
Median Household Income # 9 43rd
Per Capita Income # 11 29th

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