Holyoke, Massachusetts

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Population in 2017: 40,341 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 
Males: 20,178  (50.0%)
Females: 20,163  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01040.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,644 (it was $30,441 in 2000)
Holyoke:

$39,644
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,154 (it was $15,913 in 2000)

Holyoke city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $188,049 (it was $102,400 in 2000)
Holyoke:

$188,049
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $229,715; detached houses: $232,701; townhouses or other attached units: $144,647; in 2-unit structures: $190,689; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $266,518; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $382,899

Median gross rent in 2017: $775.

March 2019 cost of living index in Holyoke: 122.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.6%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 43.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.4% for American Indian residents, 34.6% for other race residents, 32.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Holyoke, MA (2017)
    • 21,88754.1%Hispanic
    • 16,85641.7%White alone
    • 1,4703.6%Black alone
    • 8492.1%Asian alone
    • 3540.9%Two or more races
    • 560.1%Other race alone
    • 250.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Holyoke, Massachusetts as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Holyoke is 876 to 1.


Crime rates in Holyoke by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(7.5)
2
(5.0)
2
(5.0)
2
(5.0)
3
(7.4)
4
(10.0)
4
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(9.9)
3
(7.4)
2
(5.0)
2
(4.9)
4
(9.9)
1
(2.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
30
(75.1)
38
(94.5)
45
(113.2)
44
(110.8)
38
(94.2)
38
(94.9)
34
(84.7)
33
(82.0)
42
(104.4)
31
(76.9)
29
(72.2)
24
(58.9)
32
(79.1)
40
(98.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
92
(230.3)
81
(201.5)
54
(135.8)
65
(163.6)
68
(168.6)
97
(242.3)
75
(186.9)
87
(216.1)
108
(268.6)
99
(245.4)
79
(196.6)
97
(238.1)
96
(237.3)
62
(153.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A396
(995.8)
340
(855.9)
288
(714.3)
338
(844.5)
291
(725.3)
262
(650.8)
265
(659.0)
257
(637.1)
271
(674.5)
313
(768.3)
306
(756.5)
288
(711.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
356
(891.2)
374
(930.4)
421
(1,059)
461
(1,161)
514
(1,275)
535
(1,337)
420
(1,047)
444
(1,103)
484
(1,204)
320
(793.3)
334
(831.3)
318
(780.6)
297
(734.2)
246
(607.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,560
(3,905)
1,472
(3,662)
1,569
(3,945)
1,650
(4,154)
1,897
(4,705)
1,951
(4,874)
1,829
(4,558)
1,955
(4,856)
2,067
(5,140)
1,813
(4,495)
1,566
(3,898)
1,566
(3,844)
1,538
(3,802)
1,275
(3,150)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
297
(743.5)
308
(766.2)
213
(535.6)
236
(594.1)
232
(575.4)
211
(527.2)
172
(428.7)
110
(273.2)
113
(281.0)
119
(295.0)
93
(231.5)
129
(316.7)
111
(274.4)
119
(294.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(40.1)
12
(29.9)
15
(37.7)
20
(50.3)
12
(29.8)
17
(42.5)
15
(37.4)
16
(39.7)
9
(22.4)
16
(39.7)
9
(22.4)
12
(29.5)
9
(22.2)
9
(22.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)609.0604.5615.2613.9607.2668.2578.8553.8628.1536.3494.2515.8531.0464.4

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City-data.com crime index in Holyoke, MA

Crime rate in Holyoke detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 126 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (6.8%), Polish (4.2%), American (3.1%), French Canadian (2.8%), French (2.7%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 21.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,895 people per square mile   (low).

Holyoke, Massachusetts map

2,876 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.9% Europe, 1.1% Africa, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,097 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,554 (1.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.20 N, Longitude: 72.62 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Paper City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,713 (+14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,829 (36.4%)

Area code: 413

Distribution of median household income in Holyoke, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Holyoke, MA in 2017
Holyoke satellite photo by USGS

Holyoke tourist attractions:

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
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $142,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Holyoke, MA residents
Average permit cost in Holyoke, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Holyoke, MA
Historical housing units in Holyoke, MA
Most common industries in Holyoke, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.9%)
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Holyoke, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Holyoke, Massachusetts

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Holyoke, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.4. This is about average.

City:

72.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.318. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.318
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 9.74. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.568. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.63. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.63
U.S.:

8.46

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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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 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 246.0 miles away from Holyoke 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 (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Holyoke topographic map

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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Holyoke:

Marital status in Holyoke, MA
  • Never married: 49.2%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Holyoke:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Holyoke
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Holyoke, MA (based on Hampden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hampden 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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,058$4,468,750$50,68570$132,432
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 352$1,022,559$34,86037$34,885
Police Protection - Officers 132$1,102,528$100,2300$0
Firefighters 115$653,652$68,2070$0
Electric Power 101$742,107$88,1710$0
Gas Supply 48$378,449$94,6120$0
Streets and Highways 37$165,090$53,5430$0
Water Supply 29$138,009$57,1070$0
Other Government Administration 24$107,500$53,75010$10,249
Financial Administration 20$92,268$55,3612$1,245
Police - Other 18$67,741$45,1617$12,349
Other and Unallocable 14$40,593$34,7942$1,418
Solid Waste Management 14$57,335$49,1440$0
Health 11$42,909$46,8100$0
Parks and Recreation 11$41,638$45,42316$5,524
Welfare 10$29,722$35,6667$16,810
Local Libraries 10$35,621$42,7457$6,824
Fire - Other 10$52,010$62,4120$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 7$36,725$62,9572$2,368
Judicial and Legal 4$23,311$69,9331$2,212
Sewerage 2$9,080$54,4800$0
Natural Resources 2$11,411$68,4660$0
Totals for Government 2,029$9,319,008$55,115161$226,316

Holyoke government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $5,758,000 ($142.73)
    Gas Utilities: $2,018,000 ($50.02)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $101,024,000 ($2504.25)
    Electric Utilities: $37,129,000 ($920.38)
    Gas Utilities: $18,420,000 ($456.61)
    General - Other: $15,250,000 ($378.03)
    Police Protection: $12,257,000 ($303.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,579,000 ($212.66)
    Sewerage: $6,925,000 ($171.66)
    Water Utilities: $5,272,000 ($130.69)
    Regular Highways: $4,735,000 ($117.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,978,000 ($73.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,612,000 ($39.96)
    Financial Administration: $1,024,000 ($25.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $893,000 ($22.14)
    Libraries: $790,000 ($19.58)
    Central Staff Services: $722,000 ($17.90)
    Health - Other: $671,000 ($16.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $637,000 ($15.79)
    Public Welfare - Other: $491,000 ($12.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $452,000 ($11.20)
    Parking Facilities: $223,000 ($5.53)
    General Public Buildings: $114,000 ($2.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000 ($1.71)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,184,000 ($29.35)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $81,133,000 ($2011.18)
    Corporate Stocks: $73,836,000 ($1830.30)
    Corporate Bonds: $35,100,000 ($870.08)
    Benefit Payments: $24,106,000 ($597.56)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,000,000 ($99.15)
    Withdrawals: $1,829,000 ($45.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,979,000 ($49.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,088,000 ($76.55)
    Other - Health - Other: $9,000 ($0.22)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $625,000 ($15.49)
    General - Other: $75,000 ($1.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,395,000 ($34.58)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $731,000 ($18.12)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($0.69)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($0.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $84,049,000 ($2083.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($1.34)

Holyoke government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,248,000 ($204.46)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,752,000 ($43.43)
    Other: $1,353,000 ($33.54)
    Parking Facilities: $227,000 ($5.63)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $40,000 ($0.99)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $8,695,000 ($215.54)
    Local Employee Contribution: $5,690,000 ($141.05)
    From Other Governments: $1,349,000 ($33.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,434,000 ($60.34)
    Education: $1,517,000 ($37.60)
    Other: $834,000 ($20.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $293,000 ($7.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,935,000 ($72.75)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,376,000 ($58.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $148,000 ($3.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $47,324,000 ($1173.10)
    Gas Utilities: $21,258,000 ($526.96)
    Water Utilities: $5,912,000 ($146.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $87,669,000 ($2173.20)
    General Local Government Support: $10,772,000 ($267.02)
    Other: $5,303,000 ($131.45)
    Highways: $1,721,000 ($42.66)
    Public Welfare: $256,000 ($6.35)
  • Tax - Property: $53,947,000 ($1337.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,574,000 ($39.02)
    Other License: $757,000 ($18.77)

Holyoke government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $148,532,000 ($3681.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,542,000 ($3508.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,990,000 ($173.27)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,053,000 ($125.26)
    Beginning: $1,483,000 ($36.76)

Holyoke government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $628,000 ($15.57)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $45,755,000 ($1134.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $86,395,000 ($2141.62)

3.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampshire County, MA  0.72% ($44,170 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.33% ($56,754)
from Worcester County, MA  0.23% ($50,439)


4.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.06%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($436 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampshire County, MA  0.74% ($46,371 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.44% ($59,252)
to Worcester County, MA  0.25% ($51,726)
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

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Holyoke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 1,076ft / 328mTotal length
  • $301,932,000Total costs
  • 1,253,772Total average daily traffic
  • 69,300Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Holyoke, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 7Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 261960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Holyoke, MA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Holyoke)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Holyoke, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 70 (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: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Holyoke)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Holyoke)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 in Holyoke, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Holyoke, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 208. The highest number of reported fires - 445 took place in 2016, and the least - 3 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Holyoke, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.7%), and Outside Fires (28.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Holyoke, MA
    • 2,00756.7%Structure Fires
    • 98928.0%Outside Fires
    • 37110.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1714.8%Other
See full 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 01040 , Phone: (413) 533-2100, Fax: (413) 539-9761
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton, 375 Whitney Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040 , Phone: (413) 532-3100, Fax: (413) 532-3150
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 671 Northampton St, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040 , Phone: (413) 536-3377, Fax: (413) 536-5388
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Springfield/Holyoke, 229 Whiting Farms Rd, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040 , Phone: (413) 533-2800
All 4 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Holyoke, MA
  • 62.4%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Holyoke, MA
  • 47.7%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Wood


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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"
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Total of 66 patent applications in 2008-2020.