The City of Northampton had a population of 30,168 as of July 1, 2020.
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 (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.
|Total Population||30,168 (100%)|
|Population in Households||26,787 (88.8%)|
|Population in Families||17,299 (57.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||3,381 (11.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$74,158|
|Average Household Income||$98,314|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||21%|
|Per Capita Income||$41,058|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||13,317 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,827 (51.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,711 (42.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||779 ( 5.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$374,957|
|Average Home Value||$460,399|
|Housing Affordability Index3||101|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.42%|
|Per Capita Income||2.39%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.58%|
The table below compares Northampton to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 176||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 135||45th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 99||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 130||47th|
|Diversity Index||# 71||71st|
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