Northampton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2019: 28,451 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 11,829  (41.6%)
Females: 16,622  (58.4%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 01053, 01060, 01062, 01063.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $70,184 (it was $41,808 in 2000)
Northampton:

$70,184
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,021 (it was $24,022 in 2000)

Northampton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $341,719 (it was $147,100 in 2000)
Northampton:

$341,719
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $378,447; detached houses: $401,055; townhouses or other attached units: $261,665; in 2-unit structures: $380,937; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $459,437; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,638

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,132.

March 2019 cost of living index in Northampton: 110.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.7%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.5% for American Indian residents, 23.2% for other race residents, 13.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Northampton, MA (2019)
    • 23,23481.6%White alone
    • 2,5959.1%Hispanic
    • 1,2964.6%Two or more races
    • 9843.5%Asian alone
    • 4401.5%Black alone
    • 240.08%American Indian alone
    • 30.01%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Northampton, Massachusetts as of May 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Northampton is 2,607 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Northampton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.4)
2
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(20.8)
8
(28.0)
9
(31.8)
19
(65.7)
5
(17.7)
13
(45.3)
8
(27.8)
29
(101.5)
20
(70.3)
21
(73.6)
19
(66.6)
29
(101.9)
24
(84.0)
25
(87.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(41.5)
17
(59.5)
12
(42.3)
10
(34.6)
7
(24.8)
10
(34.8)
16
(55.6)
14
(49.0)
19
(66.7)
13
(45.6)
13
(45.6)
21
(73.8)
7
(24.5)
9
(31.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
95
(328.9)
80
(280.2)
76
(268.2)
64
(221.3)
93
(330.0)
79
(275.0)
91
(316.5)
87
(304.4)
93
(326.7)
90
(315.4)
97
(340.1)
115
(404.1)
81
(283.3)
84
(292.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
117
(405.0)
195
(683.0)
143
(504.6)
146
(504.8)
189
(670.6)
152
(529.2)
137
(476.4)
126
(440.9)
144
(505.9)
87
(304.9)
83
(291.0)
75
(263.5)
108
(377.8)
53
(184.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
634
(2,195)
708
(2,480)
624
(2,202)
670
(2,317)
604
(2,143)
610
(2,124)
696
(2,420)
647
(2,264)
534
(1,876)
526
(1,843)
506
(1,774)
466
(1,638)
414
(1,448)
375
(1,305)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
71
(245.8)
56
(196.1)
46
(162.3)
29
(100.3)
43
(152.6)
21
(73.1)
25
(86.9)
27
(94.5)
15
(52.7)
21
(73.6)
11
(38.6)
14
(49.2)
18
(63.0)
20
(69.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(13.8)
9
(31.5)
3
(10.6)
24
(83.0)
2
(7.1)
1
(3.5)
5
(17.4)
4
(14.0)
4
(14.1)
7
(24.5)
7
(24.5)
3
(10.5)
1
(3.5)
8
(27.8)
City-Data.com crime index230.6259.0228.1264.0246.7229.5239.4285.7256.2236.6229.4272.4227.6215.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Northampton, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 70 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Northampton, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (8.6%), Polish (7.2%), English (7.1%), American (6.2%), Italian (5.9%), French Canadian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 34.5 square miles.

Population density: 826 people per square mile   (low).

Northampton, Massachusetts map

2,218 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 2.2% Latin America, 2.0% Europe).

This city:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,878 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,767 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (11.4 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (80.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (120.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Hatfield, MA (2.0 miles ),
Easthampton Town, MA (2.1 miles ),
Easthampton, MA (2.1 miles ),
Hadley, MA (2.2 miles ),
Williamsburg, MA (2.4 miles ),
Westhampton, MA (2.4 miles ),
South Amherst, MA (2.6 miles ),
South Hadley, MA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.33 N, Longitude: 72.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,614 (+23.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,527 (45.1%)

Area code: 413

Distribution of median household income in Northampton, MA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Northampton, MA in 2019
Northampton satellite photo by USGS

Northampton tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 1999: 64 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $235,300
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $402,400
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $298,900
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $252,100
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $225,800
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $273,600
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $261,000
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $282,300
  • 2016: 36 buildings, average cost: $282,300
  • 2017: 50 buildings, average cost: $297,000
  • 2018: 21 buildings, average cost: $285,800
  • 2019: 20 buildings, average cost: $285,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Northampton, MA residents
Average permit cost in Northampton, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Northampton, MA
Historical housing units in Northampton, MA
Most common industries in Northampton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (26.2%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (34.1%)
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Northampton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Northampton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Northampton, 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 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.318. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.318
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 9.83. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.83
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.486. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.486
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.17. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.17
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Northampton-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 19.3 miles away from the Northampton city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/13/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northampton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 70% 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 141.0 miles away from Northampton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from Northampton 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) earthquake occurred 158.6 miles away from the city 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 97.2 miles away from Northampton center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 134.1 miles away from Northampton center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 413.7 miles away from Northampton 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 Hampshire County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Northampton:

  • COOLEY DICKINSON HOSPITAL INC,THE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 30 LOCUST STREET)
  • CALVIN COOLIDGE NURING AND REHAB CTR - NORTHAMPTON (548 ELM STREET)
  • NORTHAMPTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (737 BRIDGE ROAD)
  • PINE REST NURSING HOME (5 FRANKLIN ST)
  • HAMPSHIRE COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (84 CONZ STREET)
  • SERVICENET HOMECARE (216 NORTH KING STREET)
  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF COOLEY DICKINSON (168 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE)
  • VNA OF HAMPSHIRE COUNTY, INC (243 KING STREET)

Airports located in Northampton:

Amtrak stations near Northampton:

  • 9 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.
  • 16 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.

College/University in Northampton:

  • Smith College (Full-time enrollment: 3,549; Location: Elm St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.smith.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Northampton:

  • Mount Holyoke College (about 7 miles; South Hadley, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,573)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 8 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 26,583)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 10 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Westfield State University (about 16 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 16 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • American International College (about 16 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Springfield College (about 17 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)

Public high schools in Northampton:

  • NORTHAMPTON HIGH (Students: 887, Location: 380 ELM STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • SMITH VOCATIONAL AND AGRICULTURAL HIGH (Location: 80 LOCUST STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Northampton:

  • NEW DIRECTIONS SCHOOL AT NCCF (Students: 30, Location: 78 POMEROY TER, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Northampton:

  • JACKSON STREET (Students: 408, Location: 120 JACKSON STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • BRIDGE STREET (Students: 287, Location: 2 PARSONS STREET, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Northampton:

  • THE MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF NORTHAMPTON (Students: 115, Location: 51 BATES ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • LANDER GRINSPOON ACADEMY - SOLOMON SCHECHTER (Students: 113, Location: 257 PROSPECT ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • CLARKE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF (Students: 45, Location: 47 ROUND HILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Northampton

Library in Northampton:

  • FORBES LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,323,319; Location: 20 WEST ST.; 171,803 books; 930 e-books; 13,414 audio materials; 7,076 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 297 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Additional Schools in Northampton. NOTE:Leeds and Florence are simply sections of the City of Northampton. Public Primary/Elementary Schools: Northampton School Superintendant 413-587-1451 for data. Leeds Elementary School, 20 Florence St R.K. Finn Ryan Road School, 498 Ryan Road JFK Middle School 100 Bridge Road Private Primary/Elementary Schools Solomon Schechter Day School of the Pioneer Valley, 257 Prospect Street (413-584-6622 for data)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Northampton: Sheldon Field (A), Northampton Country Club (B), Hamp Plaza (C), Florence Plaza (D), Hampshire County Fairgrounds (E), Northampton Industrial Park (F), Pine Grove Golf Course (G), John M Greene Hall (H), Lily Hall (I), Lyman Point House (J), Mason Infirmary (K), McConnell Hall (L), Mendenhall Center (M), Northampton Center for the Arts (N), Northampton Chamber of Commerce (O), Northampton City Hall (P), Northampton Historical Society Building (Q), Pierce Hall (R), Presidents House (S), Richard H Dolloff Medical Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Potpourri Shopping Center (1), Kingsgate Mall (2), Hill and Dale Mall (3), Florence Plaza Shopping Center (4), Hill and Dale Mall Shopping Center (5), Kingsgate Plaza Shopping Center (6), Northampton Place Shopping Center (7), Thornes Market Place Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northampton include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), Helen Hills Chapel (D), Florence Congregational Church (E), First Church United Church of Christ (F), First Church of Christ Scientist (G), Cornerstone Chapel (H), College Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Cemetery (1), West Farms Cemetery (2), Spring Grove Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Park Street Cemetery (5), Saint Marys Cemetery (6), Bridge Street Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: The Oxbow (A), Florence Pond (B), Danks Pond (C), Clear Falls Pond (D), Paradise Pond (E), Roberts Meadow Reservoir (F), Rocky Hill Pond (G), Mill River Diversion Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Marble Brook (A), Roberts Meadow Brook (B), Mill River (C), Turkey Brook (D), Day Brook (E), Clark Brook (F), Beaver Brook (G), Parsons Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Northampton include: Childs Park (1), Look Memorial Park (2), Arcadia Sanctuary (3), Maines Field (4), Childs Park (5), Northampton Downtown Historic District (6), Kearney Field (7), Japanese Garden and Tea Hut (8), Fort Hill Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: ScienceNet Productions (Nature Centers; 6 Ahwaga Avenue 5) (1), Northampton Historical Society (46 Bridge Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hotel Northampton (36 King St) (1), Best Western Valley Inn Stes (117 Conz Street) (2), Montana's Steakhouse (1 Atwood Drive) (3), Clarion Hotel (1 Atwood Drive) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Superior Court- Probation Office (15 Gothic Street) (1), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Superior Court- Jury Pool (15 Gothic Street) (2), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Superior Court- Clerk (15 Gothic Street) (3), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Probate And Family Court- Probation (33 King Street) (4), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Northampton District Court- Probation Of (15 Gothic Street) (5), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Northampton District Court- Jury Of Six (15 Gothic Street) (6), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Northampton District Court- Clerk's Office (15 Gothic Street) (7), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Probate And Family Court (33 King Street) (8), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Northampton District Court- Small Claims (15 Gothic Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Dyer Lum - Labor leader, Timothy Dwight IV - Theologian, Benjamin Smith Lyman - Engineer, Benjamin Tappan - Politician, Caleb Strong - Massachusetts lawyer, Constance Mabel Winchell - Librarian, John Miles Foley - Literary scholar, Frank Philbrick - Writer, James M. Bower - Neuroscientist, Jeremy Arel - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt.

Hampshire 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 Northampton and their reported violations in the past:

YMCA CAMP NORWICH (Address: 286 PROSPECT STREET , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • NORTHAMPTON WATER DEPT (Population served: 27,244, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

49.1%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.3%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Northampton in 2010:

  • 2,015 people in college/university student housing
  • 527 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 249 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 178 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 67 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Northampton in 2000:

  • 2,270 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 675 people in nursing homes
  • 245 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 145 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 112 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 58 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 28 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 26 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Northampton (2011 data):

  • Florence Savings Bank: King Street Branch at 176 King Street, branch established on 1986/09/18; Northampton Branch at 58 Main Street, branch established on 1994/02/14. Info updated 2006/11/30: Bank assets: $1,088.0 mil, Deposits: $825.9 mil, headquarters in Florence, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Florence Bancorp, Mhc
  • United Bank: Pleasant Branch at 491 Pleasant Street, branch established on 2008/09/15; Northampton Branch at 180 Main Street, branch established on 2007/06/01. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: King Street Branch at 79 King Street, branch established on 1984/09/24; North Hampton Center Branch at 144 Main Street, branch established on 1994/10/31. 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
  • Easthampton Savings Bank: Locust Street Branch at 21 Locust Street, branch established on 1989/05/30; Northampton Branch at 297 King Street, branch established on 1997/09/08. Info updated 2008/10/14: Bank assets: $939.2 mil, Deposits: $757.1 mil, headquarters in Easthampton, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Esb Bancorp Mhc
  • People's United Bank: Northampton Branch at 43 King Street, branch established on 1996/07/15. 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: Northampton Branch at 175 Main Street, branch established on 1800/01/01. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Northampton Stop & Shop at 228 King Street, branch established on 2001/12/19. 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
  • The Northampton Co-operative Bank: The Northampton Co-Operative Bank at 67 King Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.1 mil, Deposits: $126.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Northampton:

Marital status in Northampton, MA
  • Never married: 42.3%
  • Now married: 39.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Northampton:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Northampton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Northampton, MA (based on Hampshire County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,64322
Mainline Protestant8,45445
Other4,72227
Evangelical Protestant3,12822
Black Protestant291
None91,104-
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: 32
This county:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hampshire County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
This county:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Here:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 158
Hampshire County:

10.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Northampton:

50.0%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Northampton:

47.6%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Northampton:

21.0%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Northampton:

32.8%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Northampton:

57.2%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Northampton:

79.2%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Northampton, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 398$2,307,839$69,583605$556,967
Firefighters 125$1,200,295$115,2280$0
Police Protection - Officers 119$1,116,540$112,5920$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 90$451,099$60,147115$177,958
Other Government Administration 60$377,612$75,5220$0
Streets and Highways 42$262,832$75,0950$0
Police - Other 41$202,834$59,3660$0
Sewerage 41$271,698$79,5210$0
Financial Administration 34$185,025$65,3030$0
Health 34$180,185$63,5950$0
Solid Waste Management 31$180,333$69,8060$0
Welfare 26$113,253$52,2710$0
Water Supply 20$119,134$71,4800$0
Local Libraries 20$96,655$57,99352$61,334
Parks and Recreation 17$107,385$75,8010$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 15$99,054$79,2430$0
Other and Unallocable 4$14,300$42,9000$0
Fire - Other 2$12,242$73,4520$0
Airports 2$8,475$50,8500$0
Totals for Government 1,121$7,306,790$78,217772$796,259

Northampton government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,488,000 ($87.45)
    Regular Highways: $1,685,000 ($59.22)
    General - Other: $201,000 ($7.06)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,673,000 ($1499.88)
    General - Other: $26,957,000 ($947.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,597,000 ($196.72)
    Police Protection: $5,418,000 ($190.43)
    Sewerage: $2,530,000 ($88.92)
    Water Utilities: $2,449,000 ($86.08)
    Regular Highways: $2,310,000 ($81.19)
    Libraries: $1,642,000 ($57.71)
    General Public Buildings: $1,398,000 ($49.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,139,000 ($40.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,067,000 ($37.50)
    Central Staff Services: $966,000 ($33.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $793,000 ($27.87)
    Public Welfare - Other: $769,000 ($27.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $482,000 ($16.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $354,000 ($12.44)
    Parking Facilities: $347,000 ($12.20)
    Health - Other: $278,000 ($9.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $199,000 ($6.99)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,539,000 ($54.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,157,000 ($40.67)
    Other - Health - Other: $8,000 ($0.28)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $427,000 ($15.01)
    General - Other: $82,000 ($2.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,916,000 ($137.64)
    Water Utilities: $2,610,000 ($91.74)
    Regular Highways: $2,027,000 ($71.25)
    Sewerage: $1,992,000 ($70.02)
    General Public Building: $1,048,000 ($36.84)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $941,000 ($33.07)
    Police Protection: $493,000 ($17.33)
    Parking Facilities: $297,000 ($10.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000 ($5.98)
    Central Staff Services: $94,000 ($3.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($1.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000 ($1.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($1.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $49,562,000 ($1742.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($2.95)

Northampton government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $10,707,000 ($376.33)
    Sewerage: $6,382,000 ($224.32)
    Parking Facilities: $1,796,000 ($63.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $517,000 ($18.17)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $371,000 ($13.04)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $163,000 ($5.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($3.20)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $49,000 ($1.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,561,000 ($54.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $793,000 ($27.87)
    Education: $144,000 ($5.06)
    Highways: $38,000 ($1.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,417,000 ($49.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,641,000 ($92.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $867,000 ($30.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $331,000 ($11.63)
    Interest Earnings: $266,000 ($9.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,804,000 ($239.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $12,865,000 ($452.18)
    Other: $5,015,000 ($176.27)
    General Local Government Support: $4,687,000 ($164.74)
    Highways: $1,757,000 ($61.76)
    Public Welfare: $571,000 ($20.07)
  • Tax - Property: $60,236,000 ($2117.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,561,000 ($54.87)
    Other License: $1,403,000 ($49.31)

Northampton government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,431,000 ($1948.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,021,000 ($1828.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,820,000 ($239.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,410,000 ($119.86)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $86,000 ($3.02)
    Beginning: $86,000 ($3.02)

Northampton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,253,000 ($184.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,744,000 ($1642.97)

6.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($304 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampden County, MA  2.24% ($46,371 average AGI)
from Franklin County, MA  0.70% ($42,432)
from Worcester County, MA  0.34% ($47,054)


7.39% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampden County, MA  2.14% ($44,170 average AGI)
to Franklin County, MA  0.79% ($43,790)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.34% ($45,114)
Businesses in Northampton, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Quality1
AT&T1RadioShack1
AutoZone1SAS Shoes1
Blockbuster1Staples1
Burger King1Starbucks2
CVS2Stop & Shop1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Clarion1T-Mobile2
Curves1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1Talbots1
Dunkin Donuts4Toyota1
FedEx3True Value1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS6
H&R Block1Urban Outfitters1
Honda1Volkswagen1
KFC1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
New Balance2YMCA1
Nike3

Strongest AM radio stations in Northampton:

  • WHMP (1400 AM; 1 kW; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northampton:

  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEIB (106.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: CUTTING EDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WOZQ (91.9 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE SMITH COLLEGE)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; TURNERS FALLS, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MA; Owner: TRUATEES OF DEERFIELD ACADEMY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Northampton:

  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W35BK (Channel 35; PLAINFIELD, MA; Owner: LYDIA SYLVANE STOCKWELL)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Northampton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 518ft / 158mTotal length
  • $132,173,000Total costs
  • 759,764Total average daily traffic
  • 34,501Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Northampton, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 6Before 1900
  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 221960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Northampton, MA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Northampton)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Northampton, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Northampton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Northampton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$212,265200$201,435576$206,83294$116,1389$804,00046$212,543
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$182,40019$216,26329$204,0695$83,0000$08$185,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$242,20016$192,188126$215,28613$127,7692$839,0007$198,714
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$180,40023$237,78372$227,0973$58,3330$03$197,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$08$187,62528$207,4643$155,6670$01$108,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8216.01 , 8216.02, 8217.00, 8219.01, 8219.02, 8220.00, 8222.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$239,7009$267,778
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$204,0003$351,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$198,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$255,5003$204,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$188,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8216.01 , 8216.02, 8217.00, 8219.01, 8219.02, 8220.00, 8222.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Northampton, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Northampton, MA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 72. The highest number of fires - 119 took place in 2002, and the least - 43 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Northampton, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.6%), and Outside Fires (29.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Northampton, MA
    • 53243.6%Structure Fires
    • 36529.9%Outside Fires
    • 20116.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 12310.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Northampton, MA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Northampton, Massachusetts:

  • The Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 1 Atwood Dr, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060 , Phone: (413) 586-1211, Fax: (413) 586-0630
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 117 Conz St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060 , Phone: (413) 586-1500, Fax: (413) 586-6549
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Northampton, Massachusetts
Most common first names in Northampton, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John34974.1 years
Mary34582.1 years
William21275.1 years
Joseph19874.7 years
Helen18079.3 years
Edward17072.1 years
Charles13574.9 years
Anna13483.3 years
Margaret13382.2 years
George12574.3 years
Most common last names in Northampton, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7277.4 years
Sullivan5476.7 years
Miller4174.5 years
Murphy4075.9 years
Ryan3577.7 years
Mccarthy3076.6 years
Obrien2777.6 years
Johnson2780.2 years
Brown2581.6 years
Clark2472.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Northampton, MA
  • 54.1%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Northampton, MA
  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 9.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Northampton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Northampton on our top lists:

  • #1 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+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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  • David M. Melanson (10)
  • Christopher H. Patstone (7)
  • Kelly Slough (6)
  • Stephen S. Daniell (6)
  • S. Christopher Anderson (5)
  • David Julian Mcclements (5)
  • Elsa Petit (5)
  • Uzodinma Okoroanyanwu (5)
  • Norbert I. Goldfield (4)
  • Kurt Breitenkamp (4)

Total of 117 patent applications in 2008-2021.