The City of Northampton had a population of 29,983 as of July 1, 2017.
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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Northampton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Northampton: Nalwottoge, Nolwottoge, Nonatuck, Nonotuck, Nonotuck City of Northampton, Norwottocke, Paradise City.
|Daytime Population: Workers||25,100|
|Daytime Population: Residents||12,899|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||37,999|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.27|
|Population in Households||26,557|
|Population in Familes||17,238|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,426|
|Median Household Income||$61,012|
|Average Household Income||$88,658|
|Per Capita Income||$39,264|
|Total Housing Units||13,130 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,731 (51.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,675 (43.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||724 ( 5.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$326,887|
|Average Home Value||$389,865|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.62%|
|Per Capita Income||2.68%|
The table below compares Northampton to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 46||82nd|
|Population Density||# 174||30th|
|Diversity Index||# 68||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 167||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 119||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.