The City of Northampton had a population of 30,181 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Northampton is located at latitude 42.327 and longitude -72.6746 in Hampshire County. The formal boundaries for the City of Northampton (see map below) 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 249 feet.
The City of Northampton (GNIS ID: 619392) 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.
|Population in Households||26,758|
|Population in Familes||17,573|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,423|
|Median Household Income||$67,682|
|Average Household Income||$95,782|
|Per Capita Income||$42,185|
|Total Housing Units||13,142 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,712 (51.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,774 (43.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||656 ( 5.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$356,535|
|Average Home Value||$430,691|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.1%|
|Per Capita Income||3.01%|
The table below compares Northampton 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||# 47||81st|
|Population Density||# 175||29th|
|Diversity Index||# 69||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 156||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 111||55th|
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