For population 25 years and over in Southampton:
For population 15 years and over in Southampton town:
215 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.1% Latin America, 0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (8.0 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (84.1 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (121.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Easthampton Town, MA (2.0 miles ), Easthampton, MA (2.0 miles ), Montgomery, MA (2.2 miles ), Holyoke, MA (2.3 miles ), Westhampton, MA (2.5 miles ), Westfield, MA (2.6 miles ), Huntington, MA (2.7 miles ), South Hadley, MA (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.22 N, Longitude: 72.73 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 413
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Southampton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Work and jobs in Southampton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Southampton, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Southampton-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Southampton town 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 23.0 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Southampton-area historical earthquake activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 24.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 9.8 miles away from Southampton center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 27.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Southampton center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hampshire County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lewis Strong Clarke - Businessman, Samuel C. Pomeroy - Politician, Alvan Wentworth Chapman - Physician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Southampton:
Amtrak stations near Southampton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southampton:
See full list of schools located in Southampton
Public elementary/middle school in Southampton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.350. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Southampton and their reported violations in the past:SOUTHAMPTON WATER DEPT (Address: 8 FOMER ROAD , Population served: 3476, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Southampton compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Southampton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Southampton town (based on Hampshire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 158
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,450 average adjusted gross income)
0.74% of residents moved from foreign countries ($524 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,073 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($351 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Southampton:
Strongest FM radio stations in Southampton:
TV broadcast stations around Southampton:
See more detailed statistics of Southampton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Southampton, MA
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $5,577,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,279
Total average daily truck traffic: 977
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 44,661
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Southampton)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Southampton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Southampton, MA
Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2014.