Hampden County, Massachusetts Population 2019

Hampden County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 469,818 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hampden County, Massachusetts is the 8th largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017469,8188150.17%
2016469,003-829-0.18%
2015469,8322200.05%
2014469,6121,9370.41%
2013467,6758870.19%
2012466,7887260.16%
2011466,0621,8970.41%
2010464,1657,8551.72%
1990456,31013,2923.00%
1980443,018-16,032-3.49%
1970459,05029,6976.92%
1960429,35361,38216.68%
1950367,97135,86410.80%
1940332,107-3,389-1.01%
1930335,49635,19111.72%
1920300,30568,93629.79%
1910231,36955,76631.76%
1900175,60339,89029.39%
1890135,71331,57130.32%
1880104,14225,73332.82%
187078,40921,04336.68%
186057,3666,08311.86%
185051,28313,91737.25%
184037,3665,72718.10%
183031,6393,61812.91%
182028,0210.00%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White377,092
Black or African American41,026
Some Other Race26,326
Two or More Races12,752
Asian10,417
American Indian and Alaska Native1,405
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Hampden County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2019

5,00010,00015,00020,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hampden County, Massachusetts Median Age

38.7


Total

36.9


Male

40.4


Female

Hampden County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 365,255 adults, (73,787 of whom are seniors) in Hampden County, Massachusetts.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hampden County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

242,797

51.75%

Male

226,391

48.25%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Hampden County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Hampden County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All61.2%38.8%
Male51.9%48.1%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Female36.6%63.4%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hampden County, Massachusetts Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All178,9312.5461.2
Married74,1853.1982.9
Non Family63,1741.2349.5
Female31,8423.3936.6
Male9,7303.2951.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hampden County, Massachusetts Households

Hampden County, Massachusetts Education

Hampden County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19,2746.12%
9th to 12th Grade26,7288.49%
High School Graduate95,08630.20%
Some College59,72318.97%
Associates Degree30,7069.75%
Bachelors Degree49,41615.70%
Graduate Degree33,87610.76%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White222,860202,71469,154
Hispanic58,27438,1735,807
Black24,71820,5424,753
Other Race14,7739,0651,255
Asian6,8755,2012,664
Multiple Races4,8403,9911,133
Native American877494107
Islander1241003

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.75%.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,058$45,861$33,686
Less Than High School$23,893$27,034$18,087
High School Grad$32,117$39,311$26,095
Some College$36,643$47,016$30,820
Bachelors Degree$51,961$60,083$45,763
Graduate Degree$63,950$72,661$60,617

$40,058

Average Earnings

$45,861

Average Male

$33,686

Average Female

Hampden County, Massachusetts Language

Hampden County, Massachusetts Language by Age

Hampden County, Massachusetts Language

74.87% of Hampden County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 25.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.21% of the population.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Poverty

Hampden County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic110,32143,93539.82%
White289,61423,3298.06%
Other25,76911,53144.75%
Black39,9878,64721.62%
Multiple12,5933,54428.14%
Asian10,0901,86518.48%
Native1,39238327.51%
Islander15874.43%

17.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.58%

Male Poverty Rate

18.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hampden County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hampden County, Massachusetts is Other, with 44.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hampden County, Massachusetts is Islander, with 4.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.62%.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.00%
High School14.27%
Some College11.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.28%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.14%
Male Unemployed29.01%
Female Employed7.61%
Male Employed4.24%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Income

Hampden County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,205$71,106
Families$65,994$83,564
Married Families$87,982$104,699
Non Families$31,029$44,208

Hampden County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Hampden County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hampden County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

Hampden County, Massachusetts Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans by War

27,547

Number of Veterans

25,769

Male Veterans

1,778

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam9,852
First Gulf War4,200
Second Gulf War4,052
Korea2,879
World War II1,861

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 747,275
75+7,028
35 to 545,925
55 to 644,944
18 to 342,375

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White25,0538.35%
Hispanic1,9652.67%
Black1,4394.77%
Other4272.31%
2 or More3314.92%
Asian1942.39%
Indian817.32%
Hawaiian2216.18%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

7.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hampden County, Massachusetts Employment Status

Hampden County, Massachusetts Employment by Age

62%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Hampden County, Massachusetts Employment by Race

Hampden County, Massachusetts Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hampden County, Massachusetts

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Springfield1531951540748790.57%
Chicopee55298559916931.25%
Westfield41094415524581.11%
Holyoke39880402804001.00%
Agawam Town28438287182800.98%
West Springfield Town28391285291380.49%
Palmer Town1213412108-26-0.21%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990