Agawam, Massachusetts

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Population in July 2009: 28,616. Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 13,593  (47.5%)
Females: 15,023  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Massachusetts median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 01030.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,740 (it was $49,390 in 2000)
Agawam:

$60,740
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,048 (it was $22,562 in 2000)

Agawam city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $219,141 (it was $128,700 in 2000)
Agawam:

$219,141
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $221,127; Detached houses: $232,006; Townhouses or other attached units: $171,102; In 2-unit structures: $176,633; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $168,251; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,907; Mobile homes: $52,888
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  • Races in Agawam, MA (2000)

    Agawam races chart
    • 26,87195.5%White alone
    • 5141.8%Hispanic
    • 2721.0%Asian alone
    • 2490.9%Black alone
    • 1820.6%Two or more races
    • 400.1%American Indian alone
    • 140.05%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Agawam detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Agawam: 129.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (23.6%), Irish (20.4%), French (17.2%), Polish (12.8%), English (10.6%), French Canadian (10.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 23.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,231 people per square mile   (low).

Agawam,MA real estate house value index trend

Agawam, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Agawam:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Agawam city:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

1,502 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.8% North America).

This city:

5.3%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Agawam, Massachusetts as of September 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Agawam to the number of sex offenders is 3,577 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Agawam city:  1.4% ($1,832)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Agawam satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (5.7 miles , pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (81.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (106.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Agawam Town, MA (0.8 miles ), West Springfield, MA (1.7 miles ), West Springfield Town, MA (1.9 miles ), Longmeadow, MA (2.0 miles ), Springfield, MA (2.4 miles ), Suffield, CT (2.4 miles ), Sherwood Manor, CT (2.4 miles ), Thompsonville, CT (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 76 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 1998: 86 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2002: 50 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $229,500
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $216,400
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2006: 58 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $258,600
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $232,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 72.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,423 (-15.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,600 (24.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 413

Property values in Agawam, MA


Crime rates in Agawam by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 41065446465512
per 100,000 14.035.221.117.513.914.021.213.921.317.517.441.9
Robberies 737448795353
per 100,000 24.610.624.614.013.928.024.731.317.710.517.410.5
Assaults 703047343529304836332426
per 100,000 245.7105.6165.2119.1121.7101.5105.8166.8127.6115.383.690.7
Burglaries 38529126720617213880697555108105
per 100,000 1,351.21,024.1938.4721.9597.8483.0282.2239.7265.8192.2376.2366.4
Thefts 297279310239225248206181155114140130
per 100,000 1,042.4981.81,089.5837.5782.0868.0726.6628.9549.4398.4487.7453.6
Auto thefts 807056764442393330302435
per 100,000 280.8246.3196.8266.3152.9147.0137.6114.7106.3104.983.6122.1
Arson 561463527501
per 100,000 17.521.13.514.020.910.517.66.924.817.50.03.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.8) 241.6195.3194.4157.2133.3128.2112.3112.0103.483.294.3115.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Agawam detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 57 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Massachusetts average:

2.55

Agawam tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +816 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

Work and jobs in Agawam: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Agawam, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Agawam, Massachusetts average temperatures Agawam, Massachusetts average precipitation Agawam, Massachusetts humidity Agawam, Massachusetts wind speed Agawam, Massachusetts snowfall Agawam, Massachusetts sunshine Agawam, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Agawam-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Agawam city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 27.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Agawam-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 155.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 175.6 miles away from Agawam center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 238.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.8 miles away from Agawam center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hampden County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Agawam topographic map

Birthplace of: Frankie Arion - Professional wrestler, Anne Sullivan - Teacher and companion of Helen Keller, Doug Janik - NHL player (Buffalo Sabres, born: Mar 26, 1980), Norman C. Stiles - Inventor, Edwin Leonard - Civil War Medal of Honor recipient, Frank Rosso - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Agawam:

  • HOSPICE SERVICES OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS LLC (BUXTON OFFICE PARK, 540 MEADOW ST, SUITE 104-105)
  • HERITAGE HALL SOUTH (65 COOPER STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-COUNTRY ESTATES (1200 SUFFIELD STREET)
  • HERITAGE DIALYSIS CENTER, LLC (67 COOPER STREET)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF AGAWAM (67 HUNT STREET, SUITE 102)
  • GENESIS ELDERCARE HOME CARE SERVICES (540 MEADOW STREET EXTENSION 2ND FLOOR)

Heliports located in Agawam:

Amtrak stations near Agawam:

  • 4 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Agawam:

  • Bay Path College (about 4 miles; Longmeadow, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 5 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • Springfield College (about 6 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • American International College (about 6 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Western New England University (about 8 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 9 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Westfield State University (about 9 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 5,548)

Public high school in Agawam:

  • AGAWAM HIGH (Students: 1,303, Location: 760 COOPER STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Agawam:

  • ROBINSON PARK (Students: 409, Location: 65 BEGLEY STREET, Grades: KG-4)
  • BENJAMIN J PHELPS (Students: 390, Location: 689 MAIN STREET, Grades: KG-4)
  • JAMES CLARK SCHOOL (Students: 376, Location: 65 OXFORD STREET, Grades: KG-4)
  • ROBERTA G. DOERING SCHOOL (Location: 68 MAIN STREET, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Agawam

Library in Agawam:

  • AGAWAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,095,645; Location: 750 COOPER STREET; 128,332 books; 930 e-books; 10,892 audio materials; 9,076 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 255 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Agawam: Crestview Country Club (A), Oak Ridge Golf Club (B), Saint Anne Country Club (C), Southgate Shopping Plaza (D), Agawam Regional Industrial Park (E), Agawam Town Hall (F), Agawam Fire Department Station 2 (G), Agawam Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (H), Clifford M Granger School Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Agawam Shopping Center (1), Bridge Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Agawam include: Valley Community Church (A), Saint Davids Episcopal Church (B), Sacred Heart Parish Center (C), Greater Springfield Korean Church (D), Grace Baptist Church (E), Feeding Hills Congregational Church (F), Faith Bible Church (G), Crossroads Christian Church (H), Calvary Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: North Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Taylor Pond (A), Leonard Pond (B), Harts Pond (C), Silver Lake (D), Westfield River Reservoir (E), Silver Lake Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Miller Brook (A), Paucatuck Brook (B), White Brook (C), Westfield River (D), Tarkill Brook (E), Threemile Brook (F), Worthington Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Agawam include: Meadowbrook Park (1), Perry Lane Park (2), Shea Field (3), Wade Park (4), Borgati Park (5), Smith Field (6), Riverside Park (7), Cohen Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Agawam Motor Lodge (23 Suffield Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hampden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 95.1. This is worse than average.

City:

95.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.158
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.87. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.87
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.42
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.79. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.79
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.4%
726 people in nursing homes in 2000

Agawam, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Agawam (2011 data):

  • Hampden Bank: Agawam Branch at 820 Suffield Strret, branch established on 2001/06/16. Info updated 2012/04/04: Bank assets: $563.1 mil, Deposits: $428.3 mil, headquarters in Springfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Hampden Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Agawam Stop & Shop Branch at 1282 Springfield Street, branch established on 2002/07/03. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • United Bank: Agawam Branch at 806 Suffield Street, branch established on 2008/04/21. Info updated 2012/01/20: Bank assets: $1,617.9 mil, Deposits: $1,235.2 mil, headquarters in West Springfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Agawam Branch at 40 Springfield Street, branch established on 1956/10/26. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Westfield Bank: Agawam Branch at 655 Main Street, branch established on 1968/06/26. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,259.3 mil, Deposits: $733.6 mil, headquarters in Westfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • Easthampton Savings Bank: Agawam Branch at 770 Main Street, branch established on 2011/04/11. Info updated 2008/10/14: Bank assets: $939.2 mil, Deposits: $757.1 mil, headquarters in Easthampton, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Esb Bancorp Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Agawam travel time to work - commute Agawam mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Agawam city (based on Hampden County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic223,68565
Mainline Protestant21,96288
Evangelical Protestant19,438114
Other9,14031
Orthodox3,40610
Black Protestant2,49116
None183,368-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 90
Hampden County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
Hampden County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
Hampden County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 335
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hampden County:

25.9%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Agawam:

50.8%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.3%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.5%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Agawam:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

57.3%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Agawam, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 54$132,327$29,4060$0
Other Government Administration 36$126,675$42,2250$0
Police Protection - Officers 72$290,806$48,4680$0
Streets and Highways 18$77,251$51,50136$38,103
Sewerage 36$87,690$29,2300$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 521$2,028,841$46,73021$13,659
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 43$149,624$41,75677$63,428
Totals for Government 780$2,893,214$44,511134$115,190

Agawam government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($0.70)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($0.49)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $33,450,000 ($1168.93)
    General - Other: $8,614,000 ($301.02)
    Regular Highways: $3,525,000 ($123.18)
    Police Protection: $3,169,000 ($110.74)
    General Public Buildings: $2,666,000 ($93.16)
    Fire Protection: $2,650,000 ($92.61)
    Sewerage: $1,629,000 ($56.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,398,000 ($48.85)
    Water Utilities: $1,294,000 ($45.22)
    Libraries: $765,000 ($26.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $759,000 ($26.52)
    Financial Administration: $668,000 ($23.34)
    Central Staff Services: $540,000 ($18.87)
    Health Services - Other: $376,000 ($13.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $212,000 ($7.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $126,000 ($4.40)
    Welfare - Other: $86,000 ($3.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,567,000 ($54.76)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,449,000 ($85.58)
    Health: $6,000 ($0.21)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $144,000 ($5.03)
    General: $19,000 ($0.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $3,961,000 ($138.42)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $327,000 ($11.43)
    Regular Highways: $125,000 ($4.37)
    Police Protection: $90,000 ($3.15)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($0.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,697,000 ($1177.56)

Agawam government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,546,000 ($88.97)
    Sewerage: $2,426,000 ($84.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,007,000 ($35.19)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $530,000 ($18.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $517,000 ($18.07)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $146,000 ($5.10)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $84,000 ($2.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $715,000 ($24.99)
    General Revenue, NEC: $252,000 ($8.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,149,000 ($75.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $15,547,000 ($543.30)
    General Support: $3,770,000 ($131.74)
    All Other: $1,585,000 ($55.39)
    Highways: $600,000 ($20.97)
    Public Welfare: $45,000 ($1.57)
  • Tax - Property: $34,098,000 ($1191.57)
    NEC: $133,000 ($4.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $57,000 ($1.99)

Agawam government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $18,772,000 ($656.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,688,000 ($233.72)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,490,000 ($191.85)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $750,000 ($26.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $18,371,000 ($641.98)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,624,000 ($406.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,151,000 ($40.22)
    Other, NEC: $554,000 ($19.36)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,350,000 ($186.96)

Agawam government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,393,000 ($83.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $22,541,000 ($787.71)

3.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.02%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($391 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampshire County, MA  0.68% ($38,844 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.27% ($44,964)
from Worcester County, MA  0.21% ($37,569)


3.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,954 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampshire County, MA  0.68% ($38,874 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.34% ($52,978)
to Worcester County, MA  0.23% ($42,061)

Strongest AM radio stations in Agawam:

  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WACM (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. GOIS)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMAS (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Agawam:

  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTCC (90.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SPRINGFIELD TECH. COMM. COLLEGE)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Agawam:

  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Agawam fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 122m400ftTotal length
  • $72,282,000Total costs
  • 385,496Total average daily traffic
  • 28,528Total average daily truck traffic
  • 608,814Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 71950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Agawam, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Agawam)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Agawam, MA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Agawam)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4371R , Serial Number: 17263122, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Tammy J Lucia, 777 Silver St Po Box 777, Agawam, MA 01001
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BF (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44417 , Serial Number: 10217, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond L Buxton, 707 Silver St Box 202, Agawam, MA 01001
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6048Z , Serial Number: 172S10217, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Climb On LLC, Po Box 241, Agawam, MA 01001
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6334R , Serial Number: 28-21503, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1966
    Registrant (Individual): William J Pollock, 341 Meadow St, Agawam, MA 01001
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 66JL , Serial Number: E-711, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Steven Lucia, 761 Silver St, Agawam, MA 01001, Other Owners: Joanne Lucia, Raymond Lucia
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 977JL , Serial Number: CE-872, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Joanne Lucia, Po Box 777, Agawam, MA 01001

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED92$195,467169$163,775725$164,87375$109,0002$2,382,50022$119,091
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$189,0009$176,44444$163,18215$64,5330$02$108,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$171,83326$203,269201$178,77640$70,1750$07$93,714
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$186,80024$199,292127$192,0313$101,3330$02$115,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$170,0009$224,33362$178,7102$93,5000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8132.03 , 8132.04, 8132.05, 8132.06, 8132.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$189,50024$194,958
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$158,2507$215,429
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$165,85711$187,364
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$145,0001$183,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$136,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8132.03 , 8132.04, 8132.05, 8132.06, 8132.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Agawam and their reported violations in the past:

AGAWAM WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 28,438, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from SEP-18-2013 to MAR-21-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-18-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-10-2009 and SEP-30-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-13-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-25-2005)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 97
  • Hazardous Condition: 67
  • Service Call: 36
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Agawam

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Agawam, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Agawam, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ben & Jerry's2McDonald's1
CVS2Panda Express1
Cold Stone Creamery2Penske1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Stop & Shop1
FedEx3Subway2
Ford1U-Haul1
Johnny Rockets1UPS3
Jones New York1Walgreens1

Agawam compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Agawam on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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