Holyoke, Massachusetts

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Population in 2014: 40,124 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 19,174  (47.8%)
Females: 20,950  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01040.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,468 (it was $30,441 in 2000)
Holyoke:

$31,468
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,129 (it was $15,913 in 2000)

Holyoke city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $183,132 (it was $102,400 in 2000)
Holyoke:

$183,132
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

Median gross rent in 2013: $667.

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  • Races in Holyoke, MA (2013)

    Holyoke races chart
    • 19,62148.8%Hispanic
    • 18,44245.8%White alone
    • 1,4073.5%Black alone
    • 5261.3%Asian alone
    • 3620.9%Two or more races
    • 1030.3%Other race alone
    • 190.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Holyoke: 123.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (12.8%), French (8.1%), Polish (6.1%), English (4.4%), German (3.7%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 21.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,885 people per square mile   (low).

Holyoke,MA real estate house value index trend

Holyoke, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Holyoke:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holyoke city:

  • Never married: 44.2%
  • Now married: 36.5%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

2,324 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 2.1% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

5.8%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Holyoke, Massachusetts as of October 01, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Holyoke to the number of sex offenders is 1,115 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,692 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,951 (1.6%)

Holyoke satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (2.9 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (79.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (114.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Chicopee, MA (1.7 miles ), South Hadley, MA (1.7 miles ), Easthampton, MA (2.2 miles ), Easthampton Town, MA (2.2 miles ), Southampton, MA (2.3 miles ), West Springfield Town, MA (2.4 miles ), West Springfield, MA (2.5 miles ), Granby, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.20 N, Longitude: 72.62 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Paper City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,495 (+16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,342 (36.2%)

Area code: 413

Holyoke household income distribution Holyoke home values distribution

Crime rates in Holyoke by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 3433222344043
per 100,000 7.410.07.57.55.05.05.07.410.010.00.09.97.4
Rapes 35445430384544383834334231
per 100,000 86.8110.3135.375.194.5113.2110.894.294.984.782.0104.476.9
Robberies 929277928154656897758710899
per 100,000 228.1230.6192.9230.3201.5135.8163.6168.6242.3186.9216.1268.6245.4
Assaults 332341373N/AN/A396340288338291262265257
per 100,000 823.2854.6934.6N/AN/A995.8855.9714.3844.5725.3650.8659.0637.1
Burglaries 433537492356374421461514535420444484320
per 100,000 1,073.61,345.71,232.8891.2930.41,058.61,160.61,274.71,336.61,046.81,102.81,203.5793.3
Thefts 2,0491,9851,8041,5601,4721,5691,6501,8971,9511,8291,9552,0671,813
per 100,000 5,080.34,974.44,520.23,905.23,661.93,945.34,153.94,704.64,874.34,558.54,855.95,139.94,494.7
Auto thefts 402300262297308213236232211172110113119
per 100,000 996.7751.8656.5743.5766.2535.6594.1575.4527.2428.7273.2281.0295.0
Arson 2416151612152012171516916
per 100,000 59.540.137.640.129.937.750.329.842.537.439.722.439.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 682.2708.7694.6615.1610.6621.4620.0613.2674.9584.6559.4634.4541.7

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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 Holyoke detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 136 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Massachusetts average:

2.55

Holyoke tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -3,881 (-8.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Holyoke-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Holyoke 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 28.1 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:

Holyoke-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 148.9 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 167.3 miles away from Holyoke 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 103.6 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 20.4 miles away from the city 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 109.0 miles away from Holyoke 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 246.0 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).
Holyoke topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Goodlatte - Politician, Jack Buck - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Arthur Adams (comics) - Comic book artist and writer, Adam Pineault - Ice hockey player, Tommy Dowd (baseball) - Major League Baseball player, Billy Mitchell (electronic sports player) - Electronic sports player, Tommy Tucker (baseball) - Baseball player, Hal Blaine - Drummer, David E. Sweet - College president, Homer E. Newell, Jr. - Mathematician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Holyoke: Joseph E. Muller, Raymond O. Beaudoin.

Hospitals in Holyoke:

  • HOLYOKE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 575 BEECH STREET)
  • HOSPICE LIFE CARE (113 HAMPTON STREET)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL INC,THE (1233 MAIN ST)
  • SOLDIERS HOME OF HOLYOKE (CHERRY STREET)

Home Health Centers in Holyoke:

  • HOLYOKE VISITING NURSE ASSOC (113 HAMPDEN STREET)
  • PROVIDENCE HOMECARE (1236 MAIN STREET SUITE 101)

Nursing Homes in Holyoke:

  • HOLYOKE GERIATRIC AND CONVALESCENT CENTER (45 LOWER WESTFIELD ROAD)
  • HOLYOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER (282 CABOT STREET)
  • HOLYOKE NURSING HOME, INC (1913 NORTHAMPTON STREET)
  • HOLYOKE REHABILITATION CENTER (260 EASTHAMPTON ROAD)
  • LOOMIS HOUSE NURSING CENTER (298 JARVIS AVENUE)
  • MARY'S MEADOW AT PROVIDENCE PLACE (12 GAMELIN STREET)
  • MONT MARIE HEALTH CARE CENTER (36 LOWER WESTFIELD ROAD)
  • MOUNT SAINT VINCENT CARE CENTER (35 HOLY FAMILY ROAD)
  • OAK MANOR NURSING HOME (19 QUIRK AVENUE)
  • RENAISSANCE MANOR ON CABOT (279 CABOT STREET)

Heliports located in Holyoke:

Amtrak stations near Holyoke:

  • 7 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.
  • 14 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 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.

College/University in Holyoke:

  • Holyoke Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,911; Location: 303 Homestead Ave; Public; Website: www.hcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Holyoke:

  • Mount Holyoke College (about 5 miles; South Hadley, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,573)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 7 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • American International College (about 8 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Springfield College (about 8 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Smith College (about 8 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Western New England University (about 9 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • Westfield State University (about 11 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 5,548)

Public high schools in Holyoke:

  • HOLYOKE HIGH (Students: 1,241, Location: 500 BEECH STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • WM J DEAN VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH (Students: 771, Location: 1045 MAIN STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • PAULO FREIRE SOCIAL JUSTICE CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 161 LOWER WESTFIELD ROAD, Grades: 9-11, Charter school)
  • EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 303 HOMESTEAD AVENUE, Grades: 11-12)
  • GATEWAY TO COLLEGE AT HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Location: 303 HOMESTEAD AVENUE, Grades: 10-12)

Private high schools in Holyoke:

  • CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 90, Location: 1913 NORTHHAMPTON ST, Grades: UG-12)
  • NEW ENGLAND ADOLESCENT RESEARCH INSTITUTE (Students: 42, Location: 70 N SUMMER ST, Grades: 3-12)
  • RFKCAC EXPERIMENT WITH TRAVEL SCHOOL (Students: 20, Location: 15 PAPINEAU ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • SPRINGDALE EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 16, Location: 317 MAPLE ST STE 2, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Holyoke:

Private elementary/middle schools in Holyoke:

  • BLESSED SACRAMENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 291, Location: 21 WESTFIELD RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • MATER DOLOROSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 251, Location: 25 MAPLE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • FIRST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 97, Location: 1810 NORTHAMPTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Holyoke

Library in Holyoke:

  • HOLYOKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $746,334; Location: 335 MAPLE ST.; 66,613 books; 930 e-books; 3,827 audio materials; 7,101 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 119 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Holyoke Catholic is now located in Granby, MA

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Notable locations in Holyoke: Mount Tom Ski and Recreation Area (A), Ward 1 Pool (B), Ward 2 Pool (C), Ward 4 Pool (D), Holyoke Country Club (E), Holyoke Mini-Mall (F), Hampden Plaza (G), Holyoke Heights Plaza (H), Wyckoff Park Country Clubv (I), Holyoke Fire Department Station 5 (J), Holyoke Fire Department Station 6 (K), Holyoke Fire Department Station 3 (L), Holyoke Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (M), Holyoke Community College Library (N), Holyoke Public Library (O), Wistariahurst Museum (P), YMCA (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Holyoke Crossing Shopping Center (1), Holyoke Heights Plaza Shopping Center (2), Holyoke Mall at Ingleside Shopping Center (3), Holyoke Mall Shopping Center (4), Lincoln Plaza Shopping Center (5), South Street Mall Shopping Center (6), Stop and Shop Plaza Shopping Center (7), Holyoke Shopping Center (8), Holyoke Mall at Ingleside (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Holyoke include: United Congregational Church (A), True Deliverance Church of God (B), Salvation Army (C), Saint Peters Lutheran Church (D), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (E), Presbyterian First Church (F), Missionary Church (G), First Lutheran Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rock Valley Cemetery (1), Forestdale Cemetery West (2), Saint Jerome Cemetery (3), Forestdale Cemetery (4), Calvary Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wright Pond (A), Snake Pond (B), High Service Reservoir (C), Lake Bray (D), Cedar Pond (E), Connor Reservoir (F), McLean Reservoir (G), Wright Cutoff (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tannery Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Holyoke include: Gloutak Park (1), McNulty Park (2), Hampden Park (3), Riverside P (4), Prospect Park (5), Mount Tom State Reservation (6), Jones Park (7), Elmwood Park (8), Holyoke Heritage State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Payphone Systems (Amusement & Theme Parks; 116 Race Street) (1), Pioneer Valley Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 108 Cabot Street) (2), Namco Cyber Station (Amusement & Theme Parks; 50 Holyoke Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn-Suites Holyoke (1 Country Club Road) (1), Homewood Suites (375 Whitney Avenue) (2), Hotel-A-Copy Holiday Inn (245 Whiting Farms Road) (3), Economy Inn (671 Northampton Street) (4), Holiday Inn Holyoke (245 Whiting Farms Road) (5), Holiday Inn Holidome & Conference Center (245 Whiting Farms Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Trial Courts- Holyoke DIV District Court Dept- Juvenile Court- Clerk's Of (121 Elm Street) (1), Honor Court (380 High) (2), District Court (20 Newton Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations 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 83.0. This is about average.

City:

83.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.19
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.43. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.43
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.8%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.0% for Black residents, 47.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.1% for American Indian residents, 44.1% for other race residents, 27.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.6%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Holyoke in 2010:

  • 934 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 173 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 104 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 72 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 48 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Holyoke in 2000:

  • 1,180 people in nursing homes
  • 145 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in religious group quarters
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

Holyoke, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Holyoke (2011 data):

  • PeoplesBank: Peoplesbank, Hampden Street Branch, South Street Branch. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $1,653.1 mil, Deposits: $1,224.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Peoplesbancorp, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Highland Branch at 40 Lincoln Street, branch established on 1958/06/04; Holyoke Ingleside Mall Branch at 50 Holyoke Street, branch established on 1996/08/26. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Holyoke Stop & Shop Branch at 28 Lincoln Street, branch established on 2001/08/23; Holyoke Stop & Shop Notha at 2265 Northampton Street, branch established on 2001/12/16. 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
  • People's United Bank: Holyoke Branch at 1515 Northampton Street, branch established on 1995/06/26. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Ingelside Mall Branch at 50 Holyoke St., branch established on 1981/01/02. 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
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Holyoke Branch at 378 High Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • United Bank: City Branch at 1830 Northampton Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. 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
  • Westfield Bank: Northampton Street Branch at 1642 Northampton Street, branch established on 2001/06/18. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.5
Massachusetts average:

12.9

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

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 Holyoke 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:
Holyoke:

47.1%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Holyoke:

45.0%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Holyoke:

10.7%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Holyoke:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Holyoke:

53.3%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Holyoke:

78.4%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Holyoke, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 19$80,267$50,6952$1,004
Other Government Administration 22$93,517$51,0099$8,275
Judicial and Legal 4$20,280$60,8401$1,785
Police Protection - Officers 123$959,108$93,5720$0
Police - Other 17$58,929$41,5976$9,971
Firefighters 108$568,623$63,1800$0
Fire - Other 10$45,244$54,2930$0
Streets and Highways 35$143,615$49,2390$0
Welfare 10$25,856$31,0276$13,571
Health 11$37,327$40,7200$0
Solid Waste Management 13$49,876$46,0390$0
Sewerage 2$7,899$47,3940$0
Parks and Recreation 11$36,221$39,51411$4,460
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$31,948$54,7682$1,912
Natural Resources 2$9,926$59,5560$0
Water Supply 27$120,056$53,3580$0
Electric Power 94$645,571$82,4130$0
Gas Supply 45$329,219$87,7920$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 938$3,744,835$47,90856$123,656
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 311$856,911$33,06430$32,573
Local Libraries 10$30,987$37,1846$5,510
Other and Unallocable 13$35,313$32,5972$1,145
Totals for Government 1,832$7,931,528$51,953131$203,862

Holyoke government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $101,937,000 ($2540.55)
    Electric Utilities: $60,605,000 ($1510.44)
    Gas Utilities: $40,404,000 ($1006.98)
    General - Other: $12,937,000 ($322.43)
    Police Protection: $10,914,000 ($272.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,796,000 ($194.30)
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,392,000 ($184.23)
    Sewerage: $5,318,000 ($132.54)
    Water Utilities: $5,257,000 ($131.02)
    Regular Highways: $4,480,000 ($111.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,981,000 ($74.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,775,000 ($44.24)
    Financial Administration: $1,137,000 ($28.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,041,000 ($25.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $707,000 ($17.62)
    Central Staff Services: $544,000 ($13.56)
    Health - Other: $504,000 ($12.56)
    Libraries: $467,000 ($11.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $387,000 ($9.65)
    Parking Facilities: $330,000 ($8.22)
    Public Welfare - Other: $236,000 ($5.88)
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000 ($1.67)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $17,218,000 ($429.12)
    Other Investments - Other: $4,121,000 ($102.71)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,489,000 ($37.11)
    Withdrawals: $1,267,000 ($31.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,653,000 ($41.20)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,558,000 ($63.75)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($0.17)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,007,000 ($50.02)
    Transit Utilities: $426,000 ($10.62)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($2.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,225,000 ($55.45)
    Sewerage: $1,690,000 ($42.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $547,000 ($13.63)
    General - Other: $519,000 ($12.93)
    Regular Highways: $241,000 ($6.01)
    Police Protection: $234,000 ($5.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($3.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($1.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,832,000 ($2438.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $715,000 ($17.82)

Holyoke government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $10,494,000 ($261.54)
    Sewerage: $5,269,000 ($131.32)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,851,000 ($46.13)
    Parking Facilities: $257,000 ($6.41)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $32,000 ($0.80)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.10)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $10,062,000 ($250.77)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $9,480,000 ($236.27)
    Local Employee Contribution: $4,294,000 ($107.02)
    From Other Governments: $838,000 ($20.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,382,000 ($59.37)
    All Other: $319,000 ($7.95)
    Education: $30,000 ($0.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $919,000 ($22.90)
    Interest Earnings: $849,000 ($21.16)
    Donations From Private Sources: $57,000 ($1.42)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $59,963,000 ($1494.44)
    Gas Utilities: $39,975,000 ($996.29)
    Water Utilities: $7,508,000 ($187.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $84,260,000 ($2099.99)
    General Local Government Support: $11,311,000 ($281.90)
    All Other: $1,573,000 ($39.20)
    Highways: $1,020,000 ($25.42)
    Sewerage: $347,000 ($8.65)
    Public Welfare: $105,000 ($2.62)
  • Tax - Property: $40,856,000 ($1018.24)
    Other License: $410,000 ($10.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $408,000 ($10.17)

Holyoke government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,135,000 ($1324.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,270,000 ($1178.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,555,000 ($188.29)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,690,000 ($42.12)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,660,000 ($141.06)
    Beginning: $4,250,000 ($105.92)

Holyoke government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $568,000 ($14.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $149,404,000 ($3723.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,220,000 ($1201.77)

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 Holyoke:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WMAS (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WACM (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. GOIS)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holyoke:

  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEIB (106.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: CUTTING EDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WTCC (90.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SPRINGFIELD TECH. COMM. COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Holyoke:

  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, 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)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Holyoke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 344m1,129ftTotal length
  • $208,205,000Total costs
  • 1,390,901Total average daily traffic
  • 69,926Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 7Before 1900
  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 261960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Holyoke, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Holyoke)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Holyoke, MA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Holyoke)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH 23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 113 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2393Q , Serial Number: M-466, Year manufactured: 1963
    Registrant (Individual): Picknelly Peter, 1125 Northhampton, Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5JN , Serial Number: 28-1528, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph A Occhiuzzo, 15 Evergreen Dr, Holyoke, MA 01040

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED91$160,868136$120,588385$149,14840$64,5004$433,75020$107,7000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$218,5003$140,33320$138,6004$48,0000$01$138,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$115,10019$91,316144$144,49341$39,8055$225,0005$57,4001$3,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$139,70024$124,91763$159,2065$59,8002$151,0003$112,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$113,3339$96,77841$157,6832$116,5000$03$67,3331$120,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Holyoke, MA

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 ORIGINATED19$166,78922$196,273
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$161,5005$197,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$152,3330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$197,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$223,0001$236,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

  • HOLYOKE WATER WORKS (Population served: 39,905, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 220
  • Hazardous Condition: 138
  • Service Call: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Holyoke

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Holyoke, Massachusetts:

  • D. Hotel & Suites, 1 Country Club Rd, Holyoke, Massachusetts 1040 , Phone: (413) 533-2100, Fax: (413) 539-9761
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton, 375 Whitney Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 1040 , Phone: (413) 532-3100, Fax: (413) 532-3150
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 671 Northampton St, Holyoke, Massachusetts 1040 , Phone: (413) 536-3377, Fax: (413) 536-5388
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Holyoke, Massachusetts
Most common first names in Holyoke, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary90482.0 years
John68775.6 years
William45775.7 years
Joseph42575.6 years
Helen36382.3 years
Edward33873.0 years
James33074.8 years
Margaret28782.9 years
George27775.2 years
Anna25283.6 years
Most common last names in Holyoke, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sullivan18179.4 years
Oconnor12879.0 years
Kennedy10379.3 years
Moriarty10378.7 years
Murphy9978.8 years
Smith9678.8 years
Shea9679.0 years
Griffin8879.6 years
Fitzgerald7479.6 years
Kane7079.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Holyoke, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1JCPenney1
ALDO1Jones New York1
AT&T2Journeys1
Abercrombie & Fitch1KFC1
Abercrombie Kids1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture1
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor1Macy's1
Apple Store1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Men's Wearhouse1
Bakers1Motherhood Maternity2
Banana Republic1New Balance1
Barnes & Noble1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike6
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Brookstone1Pac Sun1
Burger King1Payless1
Burlington Coat Factory1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS2Pottery Barn1
Cache1RadioShack1
Charlotte Russe1Red Robin1
Clarks1Rite Aid1
Coldwater Creek1Ruby Tuesday1
Cracker Barrel1Sears3
Dairy Queen1Sephora1
Deb1Spencer Gifts1
Dennys1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts2Stop & Shop2
Express1Subway4
FedEx6T-Mobile1
Finish Line1Taco Bell1
Foot Locker1Target1
Ford1Toys"R"Us2
Forever 211True Value2
Fredericks Of Hollywood1U-Haul1
GNC2UPS6
GameStop1Vans4
Gap1Verizon Wireless2
H&M1Victoria's Secret1
H&R Block3Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
Hollister Co.1Wet Seal1
Hot Topic1YMCA1
Hyundai1

Holyoke compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Holyoke on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (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"
There are 17 pilots and 23 other airmen in this city.
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