Loading map data...


Hampden County, Massachusetts Facts

Facts
State Massachusetts
Land area 617.1 square miles
Population Density 751 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 467,319
Population change 0.8%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 22.7%
65 and over 15%
Females 51.8%
White 83.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 22.6
Asian 2.3%
Two or more races 2.4%
Black or African American 10.6%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 24.5%
Veterans 32,603
Households and Housing
Households 177,990
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.2%
Median household income $49,094
The per capita income $25,817
Live below the poverty line. 17.7%
housing units 191,464
Multi-unit structures 39%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $197,900
Residents owning their homes. 61.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 31,456
Women-owned firms 28.5%
Asian-owned firms 3%
Hispanic-owned firms 4.8%
Black-owned firms 4.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $5,668,671
Retail sales per capita $12,119
Manufacturers shipments $6,001,102
Merchant wholesaler sales $4,991,824