Hampden, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 5,139. Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 2,498  (48.6%)
Females: 2,641  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  47.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01036.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $80,784 (it was $65,662 in 2000)
Hampden:

$80,784
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,001 (it was $26,690 in 2000)

Hampden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $274,818 (it was $160,900 in 2000)
Hampden:

$274,818
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $314,497; Detached houses: $314,929; Townhouses or other attached units: $196,262
Hampden races chart
  • White alone - 4,908 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 75 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 70 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 25 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hampden: 242.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Hampden, MA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: English (20.5%), Italian (18.5%), Irish (17.5%), French (14.4%), Polish (10.5%), German (10.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1878

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 19.6 square miles.

Population density: 262 people per square mile   (very low).

Hampden,MA real estate house value index trend

Hampden, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Hampden:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hampden town:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

156 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This town:  3.0%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

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

Hampden town:  1.6% ($2,513)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Hampden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (7.4 miles , pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (70.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (113.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: East Longmeadow, MA (2.2 miles ), Somers, CT (2.3 miles ), Monson, MA (2.3 miles ), Central Somers, CT (2.3 miles ), Wilbraham, MA (2.3 miles ), Monson Center, MA (2.4 miles ), Springfield, MA (2.7 miles ), Hazardville, CT (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $364,600
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $219,500
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $299,400
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $273,100
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $431,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $295,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $233,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $325,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 72.42 W

Area code: 413

Hampden household income distribution Hampden home values distribution

Crime rates in Hampden by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00011131100
per 100,000 0.00.00.018.918.918.756.418.518.70.00.0
Robberies 00120111020
per 100,000 0.00.019.037.80.018.718.818.50.038.70.0
Assaults 85245357025
per 100,000 154.095.538.075.594.356.194.0129.60.038.796.4
Burglaries 2333222818181310182214
per 100,000 442.6630.4418.5528.8339.6336.5244.3185.2336.7425.5269.9
Thefts 4234292331243127364122
per 100,000 808.3649.5551.6434.4584.8448.7582.6499.9673.4793.0424.1
Auto thefts 63382413320
per 100,000 115.557.357.1151.137.774.818.855.556.138.70.0
Arson 31030101000
per 100,000 57.719.10.056.70.018.70.018.50.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.7) 106.796.971.5111.686.981.9115.186.472.386.756.9

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

Crime rate in Hampden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Massachusetts average:

2.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Hampden, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Hampden-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Hampden town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 tornado 30.8 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hampden-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 162.9 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 179.9 miles away from Hampden 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 107.6 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 232.4 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 20.8 miles away from Hampden 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 122.0 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).
Hampden topographic map

Birthplace of: Dan Haseltine - Rock singer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Hampden:

  • PACE REHAB AND HOME CARE SERVICES, INC (2 ALLEN STREET)
  • WINGATE AT HAMPDEN REHABILITATIVE AND SKLD NURS RESI (34 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hampden:

  • WINGATE AT EAST LONGMEADOW REHAB AND SKILLED NUR RES (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA)
  • RING NURSING HOME/EAST (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, MA)
  • WINGATE AT SPRINGFIELD REHAB AND SKILLED NURS RES (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, MA)
  • EAST LONGMEADOW SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA)
  • REDSTONE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA)
  • CAPUANO HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA)
  • WINGATE AT WILBRAHAM REHAB AND SKILLED NURS RESID (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WILBRAHAM, MA)

Amtrak stations near Hampden:

  • 10 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.
  • 15 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.
  • 19 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 Hampden:

  • Western New England University (about 7 miles; Springfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,477)
  • Springfield College (about 8 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • American International College (about 8 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Bay Path College (about 9 miles; Longmeadow, MA; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 9 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 16 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 16 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hampden:

See full list of schools located in Hampden, School District:

Library in Hampden:

  • HAMPDEN FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $92,993; Location: 625 MAIN ST.; 26,801 books; 884 audio materials; 1,928 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 49 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hampden: Hampden Country Club (A), East Longmeadow Rod and Gun Club (B), Hampden Fire Department (C), Emilie Steere Library (D), Hampden Public Library (E), Hampden Town Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Hampden Mini-Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Hampden: Federated Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: The Old Cemetery (1), Prospect Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Goodwill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Brook (A), East Brook (B), Temple Brook (C), West Brook (D), Skerry Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hampden include: Gerrish Park (1), Hampden Memorial Recreational Park (2), Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Historical Society of the Town of Hampden (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 616 Main 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 2012 was 94.0. This is worse than average.

City:

94.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.216. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.216
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.06
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.905. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.905
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.18
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

9.14

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

SCANTIC VALLEY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
WHITE BIRCH GARDEN APARTMENTS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-13-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-28-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hampden that have no violations reported:

  • HAMPDEN HOUSING AUTHORITY (Population served: 61, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.8%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.2%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

1.6%
Whole state:

4.4%
93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
86 people in nursing homes in 2000

Hampden compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.

Banks with branches in Hampden (2011 data):

  • Monson Savings Bank: Hampden Branch at 15 Somers Road, branch established on 1998/08/07. Info updated 2011/09/07: Bank assets: $246.4 mil, Deposits: $206.7 mil, headquarters in Monson, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Monson Financial Services Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (51%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hampden town (based on Hampden County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.76%
Here: 64.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents80.9%3.8%3.6%1.9%1.5%
Congregations30.4%13.0%4.0%7.7%5.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.5%1.0%1.0%0.8%4.0%
Congregations6.9%5.3%1.6%2.0%23.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

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 Hampden:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hampden:

  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Hampden:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hampden, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 33
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 101
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 213
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11
See more detailed statistics of Hampden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $3,519,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,652
Total average daily truck traffic: 551
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 15,245

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hampden)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 625 Main St (Lat: 42.063611 Lon: -72.406111), Type: Building, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KCE779
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.640 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 01/29/2021, Certifier: Lawrence W Hatch
    Registrant: Ewa 21030209, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (703) 797-5146, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • HIGHWAY GARAGE, 589 Main St (Lat: 42.065000 Lon: -72.415444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KNDL369
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/2012, Expiration Date: 08/05/2022
    Registrant: Central Ma Public Safety Assn Inc, Warren, MA 01083-0637, Phone: (877) 267-7291, Email:
  • Hampden Country Club (Lat: 42.069528 Lon: -72.431194), Call Sign: WBC455
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.225 MHz, 465.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/21/2004, Expiration Date: 12/28/2014
    Registrant: New England Communications Systems, Inc., 15 Industrial Park Place, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 632-2678, Fax: (860) 613-0559, Email:
  • Hilltop (Lat: 42.086111 Lon: -72.415000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WPRI633
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.602 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/2005, Expiration Date: 10/03/2015, Certifier: Philip J Adams
    Registrant: Wpcs International, 427 Hayden Station Rd., Windsor, CT 06095, Phone: (860) 640-6800, Fax: (860) 613-0559, Email:
  • Lat: 42.060750 Lon: -72.442000, Call Sign: KRQ885
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2005, Expiration Date: 01/02/2016
    Registrant: Tower Communications Co., 904 Meadow Street, Chicopee, MA 01013, Phone: (413) 592-4554, Fax: (413) 592-3158, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MOUNT TOM, Atop Mount Tom (Lat: 42.241750 Lon: -72.648417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 9.8 m, Call Sign: WMU337
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/1997, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Clear Channel Radio, 2625 South Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:
  • HAMPDEN, Lat: 42.064722 Lon: -72.418889, Call Sign: WQHS594
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2007, Expiration Date: 10/25/2017, Certifier: William Selkirk
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 0.2 Miles West Of North Rd. 1.3 Miles North Of (Lat: 42.083972 Lon: -72.414528), Call Sign: KNKK486
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2001
    Registrant: Joyce & Jacobs, 1019 19th Street, N.W., 14th Fl., Ph-2, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-0100

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hampden)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: FIREFLY BALLOONS INC FIREFLY 7-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1514W , Serial Number: F7-2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Johnathan S Niccum, Po Box 141, Hampden, MA 01036
  • Aircraft: SCHEMPP-HIRTH VENTUS CM (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 19EE , Serial Number: 19, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Philip B Stoddard, Po Box 185, Hampden, MA 01036
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 206PP , Serial Number: U2060408, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 236 Mill Rd, Hampden, MA 01036
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DC-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39185 , Serial Number: 4191, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence Gamble, 8 Western Ave, Hampden, MA 01036
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7-B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7106E , Serial Number: F7B-134, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 13 Colonial Vlg, Hampden, MA 01036
  • Aircraft: APOLLO AIRCRAFT INC MONSOON (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 824R , Serial Number: 000012, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Barry D Maggio, 18 Middlefield Dr, Hampden, MA 01036
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9630X , Serial Number: 18268568, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1986
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Brett Purchas, Po Box 217, Hampden, MA 01036, Other Owners: Averi Purchas

Businesses in Hampden, MA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • FedEx: 1
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