Hampden County, Massachusetts Population 2020

Hampden County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 474,682 with a growth rate of 0.45% 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
2020474,6822,1380.45%
2019472,5442,1380.45%
2018470,4062,1380.46%
2017468,2681000.02%
2016468,168-1,062-0.23%
2015469,230-277-0.06%
2014469,5071,7290.37%
2013467,7788190.18%
2012466,9598220.18%
2011466,1371,8810.41%
2010464,2567,9461.74%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.45%
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Founded
1812
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Hampden County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White380,94481.20%
Black or African American41,1668.78%
Some Other Race21,5014.58%
Two or More Races13,0862.79%
Asian11,0522.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2800.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander870.02%
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Hampden County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2020

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Median Age

38.9


Total

37


Male

40.7


Female

Hampden County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 366,213 adults, (75,229 of whom are seniors) in Hampden County, Massachusetts.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hampden County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

242,561

51.71%

Male

226,555

48.29%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Hampden County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All60.8%39.2%
Male53.2%46.8%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female37%63%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All179,0432.5460.8
Married73,6763.2382.1
Non Family64,1471.2349.4
Female32,0273.3737
Male9,1933.2653.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,6775.90%
9th to 12th Grade27,8328.80%
High School Graduate93,23629.48%
Some College60,14719.02%
Associates Degree30,5079.64%
Bachelors Degree51,74216.36%
Graduate Degree34,17110.80%
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Hampden County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White221,287201,70470,803
Hispanic60,87339,5936,163
Black24,94921,1495,254
Other Race12,5247,8881,255
Asian7,3105,4222,768
Multiple Races4,9474,2001,315
Native American77143559
Islander75456

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.87%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,640$46,485$34,827
Less Than High School$24,147$27,540$19,088
High School Grad$32,244$40,316$26,205
Some College$37,816$48,177$31,046
Bachelors Degree$53,208$61,623$47,131
Graduate Degree$65,145$74,122$62,121

$40,640

Average Earnings

$46,485

Average Male

$34,827

Average Female

Hampden County, Massachusetts Language

Hampden County, Massachusetts Language by Age

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Language

74.43% of Hampden County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 25.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.53% of the population.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Poverty

Hampden County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic113,57344,84339.48%
White285,70622,2767.80%
Other21,2309,13543.03%
Black40,1368,62021.48%
Multiple12,8633,42026.59%
Asian10,7702,00218.59%
Native1,27440031.40%

17.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.44%

Male Poverty Rate

18.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hampden County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hampden County, Massachusetts is Other, with 43.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hampden County, Massachusetts is White, with 7.80% 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 15.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.80%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.68%
High School14.60%
Some College11.22%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.52%
Male Unemployed28.78%
Female Employed7.44%
Male Employed4.42%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Income

Hampden County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,403$73,364
Families$68,728$86,969
Married Families$90,944$108,648
Non Families$31,704$44,807
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Hampden County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Hampden County, Massachusetts Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hampden County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans

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26,372

Number of Veterans

24,400

Male Veterans

1,972

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,541
First Gulf War4,372
Second Gulf War4,083
Korea2,547
World War II1,422
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747,096
75+6,438
35 to 545,542
55 to 645,089
18 to 342,207
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Name Veterans % of Total
White24,0647.92%
Hispanic2,0042.63%
Black1,3704.54%
2 or More3204.66%
Other3031.98%
Asian2202.57%
Indian898.87%
Hawaiian66.90%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

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7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hampden County, Massachusetts Employment Status

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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64.85%

Born in Massachusetts

91.36%

Native Born

8.64%

Foreign Born

3.46%

Non Citizen

5.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.36% of Hampden County, Massachusetts residents were born in the United States, with 64.85% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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