Hampshire County, Massachusetts Population 2020

Hampshire County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 161,589 with a growth rate of 0.07% 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
2020161,5891170.07%
2019161,4721170.07%
2018161,3551170.07%
2017161,238-272-0.17%
2016161,5107420.46%
2015160,768-156-0.10%
2014160,924760.05%
2013160,8484400.27%
2012160,4082810.18%
2011160,1278070.51%
2010159,32012,7528.70%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.07%
County Website
Founded
1662
County Seat
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Hampshire County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White141,79587.98%
Asian8,4285.23%
Two or More Races4,6632.89%
Black or African American4,4882.78%
Some Other Race1,4500.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native2720.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander630.04%
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Hampshire County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2020

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Hampshire County, Massachusetts Median Age

36.3


Total

35.4


Male

36.9


Female

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 136,824 adults, (25,710 of whom are seniors) in Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

85,733

53.20%

Male

75,426

46.80%

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hampshire County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All65.8%34.2%
Male61.1%38.9%
Female56.8%43.2%
Non Family45.4%54.6%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,6652.3665.8
Married25,8113.0287.6
Non Family24,2921.4345.4
Female6,217356.8
Male2,3452.9661.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hampshire County, Massachusetts Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7231.73%
9th to 12th Grade3,8363.86%
High School Graduate23,45723.60%
Some College14,72414.82%
Associates Degree9,4279.49%
Bachelors Degree22,81622.96%
Graduate Degree23,39423.54%
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Hampshire County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White88,29184,06941,494
Hispanic4,0693,4221,384
Asian3,5473,0491,889
Black2,0491,891486
Multiple Races1,4361,374957
Other Race744579131
Native American17514852
Islander413627

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 66.64%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,534$51,956$40,427
Less Than High School$25,136$30,000$21,263
High School Grad$37,302$41,972$29,850
Some College$40,216$44,419$34,615
Bachelors Degree$48,630$58,307$42,187
Graduate Degree$65,767$77,536$60,856

$44,534

Average Earnings

$51,956

Average Male

$40,427

Average Female

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Language

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Language by Age

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Hampshire County, Massachusetts Language

87.62% of Hampshire County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 12.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.98% of the population.

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Poverty

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White119,58413,94111.66%
Hispanic7,2461,41819.57%
Asian4,9291,19424.22%
Black3,3091,13134.18%
Multiple3,78269118.27%
Other1,14116014.02%
Native20112562.19%
Islander632234.92%

13.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.42%

Male Poverty Rate

13.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hampshire County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hampshire County, Massachusetts is Native, with 62.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hampshire County, Massachusetts is White, with 11.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.19%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.29%
High School12.62%
Some College10.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.37%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.48%
Female Unemployed39.74%
Male Employed7.11%
Female Employed6.95%

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Income

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,044$89,156
Families$93,139$112,521
Married Families$108,486$129,461
Non Families$38,463$52,965
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Hampshire County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

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Hampshire 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 35-44.

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race

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Hampshire County, Massachusetts Veterans

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8,323

Number of Veterans

7,729

Male Veterans

594

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,121
Second Gulf War1,242
First Gulf War1,199
Korea801
World War II553
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Age Group Veterans
75+2,455
65 to 742,374
35 to 541,598
55 to 641,335
18 to 34561
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,9796.60%
Hispanic1602.48%
Black1564.09%
2 or More732.46%
Asian470.62%
Indian3816.10%
Other302.69%

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

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7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hampshire County, Massachusetts Employment Status

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64%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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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61.89%

Born in Massachusetts

91.52%

Native Born

8.48%

Foreign Born

4.53%

Non Citizen

3.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.52% of Hampshire County, Massachusetts residents were born in the United States, with 61.89% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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