Hampshire County, Massachusetts Population 2018

Hampshire County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 161,834 with a growth rate of 0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hampshire County, Massachusetts is the 10th largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017161,8347990.50%
2016161,035-623-0.39%
2016161,6587940.49%
2015160,864-3-0.00%
2014160,8671050.07%
2013160,7624350.27%
2012160,3272320.14%
2011160,0958050.51%
2010159,29012,7228.68%
1990146,5687,7555.59%
1980138,81314,83211.96%
1970123,98120,75220.10%
1960103,22915,63517.85%
195087,59415,13320.88%
194072,461-340-0.47%
193072,8013,2024.60%
192069,5996,2729.90%
191063,3274,5077.66%
190058,8206,96113.42%
189051,8594,6279.80%
188047,2322,8446.41%
187044,3886,56517.36%
186037,8232,0915.85%
185035,7324,83515.65%
184030,8976432.13%
183030,2543,76714.22%
182026,487-49,788-65.27%
181076,2753,8435.31%
180072,43212,75121.37%
179059,6810.00%

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White142,579
Asian8,326
Black or African American4,543
Two or More Races3,874
Some Other Race1,362
American Indian and Alaska Native276
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander75

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Median Age

36


Total

35.3


Male

36.7


Female

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 136,075 adults, (23,833 of which are seniors) in Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

43.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

85,720

53.23%

Male

75,315

46.77%

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All66.2%33.8%
Male59.7%40.3%
Female57.4%42.6%
Non Family46.3%53.7%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,4482.3666.2
Married25,7173.0287.7
Non Family24,4761.4846.3
Female5,9682.9357.4
Male2,2873.0459.7

2.92

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Households

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8661.90%
9th to 12th Grade3,7843.85%
High School Graduate23,91924.31%
Some College15,57115.82%
Associates Degree9,2589.41%
Bachelors Degree21,49621.84%
Graduate Degree22,51522.88%

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White88,09583,79139,574
Hispanic3,7213,0751,226
Asian3,5503,1482,050
Black1,8901,592533
Multiple Races1,1921,127628
Other Race59743753
Native American17615164
Islander444221

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 57.75%.

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,804$49,749$36,914
Less Than High School$22,791$31,627$17,717
High School Grad$33,824$40,964$27,888
Some College$37,726$42,449$32,971
Bachelors Degree$45,461$53,806$40,479
Graduate Degree$61,712$71,667$54,983

$41,804

Average Earnings

$49,749

Average Male

$36,914

Average Female

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Language

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Language by Age

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Language

89.26% of Hampshire County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 10.74% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.78% of the population.

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Poverty

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White119,91415,29112.75%
Hispanic6,9611,93527.80%
Black3,2011,32041.24%
Asian5,3261,31124.62%
Multiple3,21748615.11%
Other93630532.59%
Native24811144.76%
Islander7568.00%

14.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.52%

Male Poverty Rate

14.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hampshire County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hampshire County, Massachusetts is Native, with 44.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hampshire County, Massachusetts is Islander, with 8.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.49%.

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.95%
High School13.81%
Some College9.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.64%

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.13%
Male Unemployed40.01%
Female Employed8.62%
Male Employed7.83%

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Income

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,608$82,568
Families$85,585$104,392
Married Families$98,348$118,719
Non Families$35,242$49,492

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

Hampshire 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 35To44.

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Veterans

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Veterans by War

9,491

Number of Veterans

8,895

Male Veterans

596

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,696
First Gulf War1,501
Second Gulf War1,248
Korea930
World War II588

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,594
75+2,441
35 to 542,101
55 to 641,891
18 to 34464

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,1077.53%
Black1854.78%
Hispanic1412.29%
2 or More923.95%
Asian410.55%
Indian3416.35%
Hawaiian1836.00%
Other141.34%

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

7.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Employment Status

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Employment by Race

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hampshire County, Massachusetts

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Northamn2854928483-66-0.23%
Easthamn Town160531605960.04%
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