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Chicopee, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Chicopee,MA index of house prices

Total population: 55,795 (Urban population: 53,804, Rural population: 849 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 24,634 (23,178 occupied: 13,629 owner occupied, 9,526 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,077 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $232,915.

Median contract rent in 2016: $465 (lower quartile is $337, upper quartile is $562)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $560


Median gross rent in Chicopee, MA in 2016: $530

Housing units in Chicopee with a mortgage: 9,036 (389 second mortgage, 1,093 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,585

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $82,210

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,911

Median monthly housing costs: $915


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Chicopee, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $175,746 (it was $102,000 in 2000)
Chicopee:

$175,746
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $146,848 - $215,380

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $185,653
Here:

$185,653
State:

$451,214

Townhouses or other attached units: $145,977
Here:

$145,977
State:

$418,838

In 2-unit structures: $468,862
Here:

$468,862
State:

$444,053

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $214,657
Here:

$214,657
State:

$427,048

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $193,867
Here:

$193,867
State:

$429,965

Mobile homes: $93,180
Here:

$93,180
State:

$84,552
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1949

Household type by relationship:

Households: 56,147
  • In family households: 43,528 (6,151 male householders, 7,764 female householders)
    8,655 spouses, 16,099 children (15,508 natural, 267 adopted, 331 stepchildren), 1,060 grandchildren, 580 brothers or sisters, 901 parents, 447 other relatives, 1,878 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,222 (4,095 male householders (3,509 living alone)), 5,159 female householders (4,159 living alone)), 1,971 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,393

Size of family households: 6,245 2-persons, 3,857 3-persons, 2,590 4-persons, 815 5-persons, 251 6-persons, 208 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,660 1-person, 1,455 2-persons, 56 3-persons, 34 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

4,656 married couples with children.
4,851 single-parent households (618 men, 4,233 women).

78.1% of residents of Chicopee speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
8.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 4,718 (8.4%)
(59.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chicopee, Massachusetts:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 5131 bedroom
  • 4,0732 bedrooms
  • 7,0353 bedrooms
  • 1,7414 bedrooms
  • 3455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chicopee population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chicopee, Massachusetts:

  • 758no bedroom
  • 2,4941 bedroom
  • 3,7272 bedrooms
  • 2,2023 bedrooms
  • 2784 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chicopee population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Chicopee in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 580no vehicle
  • 4,6241 vehicle
  • 5,9492 vehicles
  • 1,8663 vehicles
  • 4504 vehicles
  • 1825+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chicopee population

Cars and other vehicles available in Chicopee in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,974no vehicle
  • 5,4791 vehicle
  • 1,7342 vehicles
  • 2123 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chicopee population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chicopee, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 492 rooms
  • 1723 rooms
  • 2,0634 rooms
  • 4,7705 rooms
  • 3,5826 rooms
  • 1,5887 rooms
  • 9678 rooms
  • 6579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chicopee population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chicopee, Massachusetts:

  • 7071 room
  • 5512 rooms
  • 1,5193 rooms
  • 2,9524 rooms
  • 2,5635 rooms
  • 8186 rooms
  • 3277 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 739+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chicopee population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Chicopee, MA household income distribution

  • Chicopee, MA household income distribution
  • 1,406Less than $10,000
  • 1,383$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,223$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,334$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,287$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,492$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,089$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,315$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,166$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,618$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,211$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,569$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,936$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,172$125,000 to $149,999
  • 708$150,000 to $199,999
  • 315$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Chicopee, MA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Chicopee, MA
  • 50Less than $10,000
  • 80$10,000 to $14,999
  • 112$15,000 to $19,999
  • 61$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 172$40,000 to $49,999
  • 94$50,000 to $59,999
  • 73$60,000 to $69,999
  • 36$70,000 to $79,999
  • 51$80,000 to $89,999
  • 81$90,000 to $99,999
  • 831$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,926$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,529$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,256$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,773$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,104$250,000 to $299,999
  • 290$300,000 to $399,999
  • 49$400,000 to $499,999
  • 86$500,000 to $749,999
  • 14$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 18$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 28$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Chicopee, MA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Chicopee, MA
  • 122Less than $100
  • 114$100 to $149
  • 111$150 to $199
  • 416$200 to $249
  • 342$250 to $299
  • 189$300 to $349
  • 377$350 to $399
  • 151$400 to $449
  • 248$450 to $499
  • 477$500 to $549
  • 125$550 to $599
  • 650$600 to $649
  • 495$650 to $699
  • 733$700 to $749
  • 1,255$750 to $799
  • 1,162$800 to $899
  • 772$900 to $999
  • 1,124$1,000 to $1,249
  • 244$1,250 to $1,499
  • 135$1,500 to $1,999
  • 27$2,000 to $2,499
  • 202No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6852010 or later
  • 8732000 to 2009
  • 1,6671990 to 1999
  • 6311980 to 1989
  • 6971970 to 1979
  • 1,841Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Chicopee population
Chicopee commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 892
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,157
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,947
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,414
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,208
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,491
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,489
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 470
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 567
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 847
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 813
  • 90 or more minutes: 157
Chicopee, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.1%
Number of people working at home: 578 (2.1% of all workers)

Chicopee mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 18,149 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 1,734 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 320 (1%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 218 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 70 (0%)
  • Walked: 411 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 578 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Polish: 4,174
 French Canadian: 2,749
 French (except Basque): 2,105
 Irish: 1,924
 Italian: 940
 Portuguese: 891
 English: 788
 American: 774
 German: 448
 Ukrainian: 382
 Russian: 321
 Yugoslavian: 282
 Brazilian: 257
 Canadian: 230
 African: 138
 Cape Verdean: 116
 Jamaican: 106
 Greek: 86
 Arab: 85
 European: 72
 Haitian: 69
 Iraqi: 62
 Turkish: 60
 Scotch-Irish: 48
 Lebanese: 45
 Hungarian: 44
 Norwegian: 44
 Nigerian: 43
 British: 32
 Scottish: 28
 Dutch: 25
 Swedish: 25
 Danish: 22
 Welsh: 20
 Czechoslovakian: 18
 Austrian: 16
 Slavic: 16
 Finnish: 15
 Sudanese: 14
 Barbadian: 14
 Scandinavian: 13
 Swiss: 8
 Lithuanian: 2
 Belizean: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 18%Poland
  • 10%Dominican Republic
  • 8%Portugal
  • 7%Canada
  • 4%Pakistan
  • 4%Ukraine
  • 4%Brazil

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 40,907
  • Other state: 7,310
  • Northeast: 5,067
  • Midwest: 658
  • South: 1,272
  • West: 324

88% of Chicopee residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Massachusetts.

Chicopee:

87.7%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 427
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 106
  • 5th and 6th grade: 31
  • 7th and 8th grade: 375
  • 9th grade: 369
  • 10th grade: 338
  • 11th grade: 600
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 450
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,700
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,091
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,521
  • Associate degree: 2,018
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,297
  • Master's degree: 657
  • Professional school degree: 87
  • Doctorate degree: 110

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 488
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 176
  • 5th and 6th grade: 181
  • 7th and 8th grade: 511
  • 9th grade: 374
  • 10th grade: 525
  • 11th grade: 400
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 357
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,788
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,413
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,713
  • Associate degree: 2,641
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,458
  • Master's degree: 1,509
  • Professional school degree: 108
  • Doctorate degree: 125

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 27.4%Males
  • 25.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 26.6%Males
  • 22.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 24.8%Males
  • 14.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.6%Males
  • 9.5%Females
Chicopee marital status for males
Chicopee marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,302
  • One, attached: 1,214
  • Two: 3,582
  • 3 or 4: 3,244
  • 5 to 9: 2,295
  • 10 to 19: 690
  • 20 to 49: 550
  • 50 or more: 1,070
  • Mobile homes: 575

Median worth of mobile homes: $52,669

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Chicopee:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chicopee
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32.0%)
  • Electricity (14.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Electricity (46.6%)
  • Utility gas (40.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 430
Here:

9.2%
Massachusetts:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 149
Here:

5.0%
Massachusetts:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,207
Here:

37.8%
Massachusetts:

46.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)