The City of Northampton had a population of 29,579 as of July 1, 2022.
The primary coordinate point for Northampton is located at latitude 42.3251 and longitude -72.6412 in Hampshire County. The formal boundaries for the City of Northampton encompass a land area of 34.24 sq. miles and a water area of 1.51 sq. miles. Hampshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 239 feet.
The City of Northampton 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 Northampton: Nalwottoge, Nolwottoge, Nonatuck, Nonotuck, Nonotuck City of Northampton, Norwottocke, Paradise City.
|Total Population||29,579 (100%)|
|Population in Households||26,337 (89.0%)|
|Population in Families||16,807 (56.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||3,242 (11.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$79,533|
|Average Household Income||$111,383|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||26%|
|Per Capita Income||$48,248|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||13,732 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,351 (53.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,427 (39.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||954 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$394,192|
|Average Home Value||$475,456|
|Housing Affordability Index3||85|
|Average Household Size||2.06|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.10%|
|Per Capita Income||3.33%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.17%|
The table below compares Northampton to the other 248 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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||# 50||80th|
|Population Density||# 182||27th|
|Median Household Income||# 178||29th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 78||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 145||42nd|
|Diversity Index||# 67||73rd|
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