Chicopee, Massachusetts Population 2020

55,624
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Chicopee is a city located in Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 55,624, it is the 21st largest city in Massachusetts and the 700th largest city in the United States. Chicopee is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 55,298 in 2010. Chicopee reached it's highest population of 66,676 in 1970. Spanning over 24 miles, Chicopee has a population density of 2,429 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chicopee is $63,718 with a poverty rate of 15.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $917 per month, and the median house value is $176,700. The median age in Chicopee is 40.2 years, 38.5 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.3 males.

Chicopee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chicopee was:

  • White: 85.88%
  • Black or African American: 4.85%
  • Other race: 4.73%
  • Two or more races: 2.29%
  • Asian: 2.13%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chicopee, Massachusetts is 55,624, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 55,582.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 55,298.

Chicopee, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,79985.88%
Black or African American2,7024.85%
Some Other Race2,6304.73%
Two or More Races1,2742.29%
Asian1,1882.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.12%
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Chicopee Population Pyramid 2020

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Chicopee Median Age

40.2


Total

38.5


Male

41.6


Female

Chicopee Adults

There are 44,743 adults, (9,762 of whom are seniors) in Chicopee.

Chicopee Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Chicopee Sex Ratio

Female

28,652

51.48%

Male

27,009

48.52%

Chicopee Households and Families

Chicopee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chicopee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
All57%43%
Non Family48.2%51.8%
Male40.3%59.7%
Female36.1%63.9%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,0022.3657
Non Family9,0961.248.2
Married8,7213.1277.9
Female3,8363.1736.1
Male1,3493.0340.3

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Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Chicopee Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0385.21%
9th to 12th Grade3,8549.85%
High School Graduate13,11133.51%
Some College8,20820.98%
Associates Degree4,61411.79%
Bachelors Degree4,64611.87%
Graduate Degree2,6546.78%
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Chicopee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,85926,9536,396
Hispanic5,7074,125483
Black1,6901,448126
Other Race1,41184896
Asian799660254
Multiple Races42633960
Native American3535

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.79%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,126$45,550$31,812
Less Than High School$25,642$30,888$17,623
High School Grad$32,541$42,568$26,314
Some College$38,820$49,545$31,159
Bachelors Degree$47,649$49,529$45,813
Graduate Degree$54,146$62,724$52,033

$38,126

Average Earnings

$45,550

Average Male

$31,812

Average Female

Chicopee Language

Chicopee Language by Age

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Chicopee Language

78.66% of Chicopee residents speak only English, while 21.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.93% of the population.

Chicopee Poverty

Chicopee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,1593,8109.73%
Hispanic11,3503,56131.37%
Other2,62794335.90%
Black2,64879830.14%
Multiple1,21234628.55%
Asian1,16212310.59%

15.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.54%

Male Poverty Rate

16.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chicopee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chicopee is Other, with 35.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chicopee is White, with 9.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.04%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.21%
High School14.12%
Some College8.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.18%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.82%
Male Unemployed21.39%
Female Employed7.31%
Male Employed4.96%

Chicopee Income

Chicopee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,434$63,718
Families$61,380$73,525
Married Families$80,805-
Non Families$33,759$43,709
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Chicopee Marital Status

Chicopee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Chicopee Married by Age and Sex

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Chicopee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chicopee Marital Status by Race

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Chicopee Veterans

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4,264

Number of Veterans

3,930

Male Veterans

334

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,586
Second Gulf War858
First Gulf War734
Korea394
World War II197
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,168
75+950
35 to 54880
55 to 64803
18 to 34463
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,94910.08%
Hispanic4235.88%
Black1406.68%
2 or More548.54%
Other543.20%
Asian535.29%
Indian1440.00%

Chicopee Veterans by Education

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6.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chicopee Employment Status

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62%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.32%

Born in Massachusetts

92.16%

Native Born

7.84%

Foreign Born

3.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.16% of Chicopee residents were born in the United States, with 71.32% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202055,624210.04%
201955,603210.04%
201855,5822190.40%
201755,363210.04%
201655,342-447-0.80%
201555,789-444-0.79%
201456,2333510.63%
201355,882870.16%
201255,7952120.38%
201155,5832780.50%
201055,3056520.12%
200054,653-1,979-0.36%
199056,6321,5200.27%
198055,112-11,564-1.89%
197066,6765,1230.80%
196061,55312,3422.26%
195049,2117,5471.68%
194041,664-2,266-0.53%
193043,9307,7161.95%
192036,21410,8133.61%
191025,4016,2342.86%
190019,1675,1173.15%
189014,0502,7642.21%
188011,2861,6791.62%
18709,6072,3462.84%
18607,261-1,030-1.32%
18508,2910.00%