Hampden County, Massachusetts Population 2021

Hampden County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 462,340 with a growth rate of -0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hampden County, Massachusetts is the null largest county in Massachusetts. The 2010 Population was 464,237 and has seen a growth of -0.41% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021462,340-2,016-0.43%
2020464,356-2,016-0.43%
2019466,372-2,016-0.43%
2018468,3886830.15%
2017467,705-73-0.02%
2016467,778-1,335-0.28%
2015469,113-342-0.07%
2014469,4551,7080.37%
2013467,7477920.17%
2012466,9557840.17%
2011466,1711,9340.42%
2010464,2377,9271.74%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.43%
County Website
Founded
1812
County Seat
2010 Population
464,237
Growth Since 2010
-0.41%
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Hampden County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White381,04081.44%
Black or African American41,4718.86%
Some Other Race19,0954.08%
Two or More Races13,8032.95%
Asian11,1972.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1440.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1210.03%
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Hampden County, Massachusetts Population By Race

Hampden County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2021

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Median Age

39


Total

37.1


Male

40.8


Female

Hampden County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 366,129 adults, (77,013 of whom are seniors) in Hampden County, Massachusetts.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hampden County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Mujer

241,907

51.70%

Masculino

225,964

48.30%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Population by Age

Hampden County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All61.1%38.9%
Masculino56.6%43.4%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Mujer38%62%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hampden County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All179,4232.5361.1
Married72,8233.2282.6
Non Family65,2361.2249.1
Mujer31,6893.3738
Masculino9,6753.3356.6

3.16

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17,8505.62%
9th to 12th Grade27,2258.58%
High School Graduate97,33030.66%
Some College59,06918.61%
Associates Degree29,8409.40%
Bachelors Degree52,42716.52%
Graduate Degree33,70910.62%
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Hampden County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hampden County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White219,899200,91470,475
Hispanic62,97442,1936,630
Black25,65222,1245,681
Other Race11,6217,9251,370
Asian7,6095,6322,603
2+ Races5,0184,2821,296
Native American75142166
Islander80454

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.21%.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$41,776$47,838$36,216
Less Than 9th Grade$23,778$27,161$19,654
High School Graduate$34,312$41,582$27,212
Some College$38,837$50,318$31,586
Bachelors Degree$53,928$61,517$48,756
Graduate Degree$67,271$76,196$64,011

$41,776

Average Earnings

$47,838

Average Male

$36,216

Average Female

Hampden County, Massachusetts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hampden County, Massachusetts Language by Age

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Language

74.29% of Hampden County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 25.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.68% of the population.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Language

Hampden County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic116,01041,81836.05%
White282,67721,9627.77%
Black40,3289,55023.68%
Other18,9517,13937.67%
Multiple13,5473,20023.62%
Asian10,9101,76916.21%
Native1,13828725.22%
Islander11043.64%

16.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.74%

Male Poverty Rate

17.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hampden County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hampden County, Massachusetts is Other, with 37.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hampden County, Massachusetts is Islander, with 3.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.85%.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.99%
High School14.23%
Some College10.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.89%
Male Unemployed25.86%
Female Employed6.89%
Male Employed4.34%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hampden County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,429$76,473
Families$72,079$91,137
Married Families$95,389$113,643
Non Families$32,551$46,272
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Income by Household Type

Hampden County, Massachusetts Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

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 55-64, 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 Marital Status

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24,504

Number of Veterans

22,747

Male Veterans

1,757

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,677
First Gulf War4,089
Second Gulf War3,976
Korea2,295
World War II1,231

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 746,419
75+6,272
35 to 545,194
55 to 644,751
18 to 341,868

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22,3997.36%
Hispanic1,9262.46%
Black1,3204.31%
2+ Races3454.99%
Other Race2191.56%
Asian1631.84%
Native American586.58%

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans by Race

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

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7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hampden County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hampden County, Massachusetts Employment by Age

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Employment by Race

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Hampden County, Massachusetts Employment by Education

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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64.79%

Born in Hampden County, Massachusetts

91.46%

Native Born

8.54%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

5.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.46% of Hampden County, Massachusetts residents were born in the United States, with 64.79% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Place of Birth

  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

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