Northampton City PUMA, MA

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Population

145,139

0.103% growth

Median Age

43.5


Median Household Income

$67,515

4.13% growth

Number of Employees

72,492

0.788% growth

Median Property Value

$250,200

1.54% growth

About

In 2017, Northampton City PUMA, MA had a population of 145k people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $67,515. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Northampton City PUMA, MA grew from 144,989 to 145,139, a 0.103% increase and its median household income grew from $64,839 to $67,515, a 4.13% increase.

The population of Northampton City PUMA, MA is 89.2% White Alone, 4.79% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.34% Asian Alone. 8.09% of the people in Northampton City PUMA, MA speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northampton City PUMA, MA are Smith College (1,057 degrees awarded in 2016) and Mount Holyoke College (697 degrees).

The median property value in Northampton City PUMA, MA is $250,200, and the homeownership rate is 72.2%. Most people in Northampton City PUMA, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Northampton City PUMA, MA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Northampton City PUMA, MA employs 72.5k people. The largest industries in Northampton City PUMA, MA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,755 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,897 people), and Hospitals (4,883 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($238,070), Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers ($170,903), and Sawmills & wood preservation ($125,733).

Median household income in Northampton City PUMA, MA is $67,515. Males in Northampton City PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,968. The income inequality in Northampton City PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,515

2017 value

± $2,004

4.13%

1 Year Growth

± 4.18%

Households in Northampton City PUMA, MA have a median annual income of $67,515, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,839 in 2016, which represents a 4.13% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$71,436

Average Male Salary

± $10,240

$55,968

Average Female Salary

± $6,889

In 2017, full-time male employees in Northampton City PUMA, MA made 1.28 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. American Indian

    $62,831 ± $118,240

  2. Other

    $56,830 ± $116,713

  3. White

    $52,069 ± $5,194

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Northampton City PUMA, MA workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.455

2017 Wage GINI

0.457

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Northampton City PUMA, MA was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Northampton City PUMA, MA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northampton City PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northampton City PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $163,261, followed by Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA and Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA, with respective values of $132,841 and $124,673.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northampton City PUMA, MA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

72.5k

2017 Value

0.788%

1 Year growth

± 0.788%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Northampton City PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 0.788%, from 71.9k employees to 72.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northampton City PUMA, MA, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,644 people), Postsecondary teachers (2,358 people), and Registered nurses (2,307 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northampton City PUMA, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Northampton City PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,644 people), Postsecondary teachers (2,358 people), and Registered nurses (2,307 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Northampton City PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Molders, shapers, & casters, except metal & plastic (5.78 times higher than expected), Residential advisors (5.69 times), and Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers (5.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Northampton City PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($272,842), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($206,834), and Web developers ($193,648).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

72.5k

2017 Value

0.788%

1 Year growth

± 0.788%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Northampton City PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 0.788%, from 71.9k employees to 72.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northampton City PUMA, MA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,755 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,897 people), and Hospitals (4,883 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northampton City PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Northampton City PUMA, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Northampton City PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,755 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,897 people), and Hospitals (4,883 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Northampton City PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of Ordnance (8.76 times higher than expected), Paperboard container manufacturing (5.21 times), and Miscellaneous paper & pulp products (3.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Northampton City PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($238,070), Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers ($170,903), and Sawmills & wood preservation ($125,733).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $31.5B

  2. $27.2B

  3. $24.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $31.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.2B) and Electronics ($24.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$240B

2015 Value

$364B

Projected 2045 Value

51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $240B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $364B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $13.2B

  2. $13.2B

  3. $12.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Hampshire with $13.2B, followed by New York with $13.2B and Connecticut and $12.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.2% of the population of Northampton City PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 57.2% on employee plans, 15.2% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.49% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Northampton City PUMA, MA was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Northampton City PUMA, MA see 954 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1010 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.4%). Additionally, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 954 patients per year. This represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,302

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,922

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,899

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.76%

Uninsured

57.2%

Employer Coverage

15.2%

Medicaid

11.7%

Medicare

11.7%

Non-Group

1.49%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northampton City PUMA, MA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 2.76%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Northampton City PUMA, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.4% prevalence

  2. 11.1% prevalence

  3. 10.8% prevalence

Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Northampton City PUMA, MA is home to a population of 145k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Northampton City PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Northampton City PUMA, MA is composed of 129k White Alone residents (89.2%), 6.95k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.79%), 3.4k Asian Alone residents (2.34%), 2.64k Two or More Races residents (1.82%), 2.47k Black or African American Alone residents (1.7%), 165 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.114%), 51 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0351%), and 8 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00551%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Northampton City PUMA, MA are Spanish (3,984 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (1,260 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (775 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Northampton City PUMA, MA was 43.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Northampton City PUMA, MA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Northampton City PUMA, MA residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

5.01%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

7.26k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Northampton City PUMA, MA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northampton City PUMA, MA was 5.01%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    887 ± 729 people

  2. Canada

    611 ± 606 people

  3. India

    489 ± 542 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northampton City PUMA, MA was China, the natal country of 887 Northampton City PUMA, MA residents, followed by Canada with 611 and India with 489.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

97.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Northampton City PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Northampton City PUMA, MA was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    129k ± 779

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6.95k ± 611

  3. Asian Alone

    3.4k ± 467

In 2017, there were 18.6 times more White Alone residents (129k people) in Northampton City PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.95k Hispanic or Latino and 3.4k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Northampton City PUMA, MA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    3,984 speakers (2.87%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    1,260 speakers (0.906%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    775 speakers (0.557%)

8.09% of Northampton City PUMA, MA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Northampton City PUMA, MA was Spanish. 2.87% of the overall population of Northampton City PUMA, MA are native Spanish speakers. 0.906% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.557% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Education

In 2016, universities in Northampton City PUMA, MA awarded 1,754 degrees. The student population of Northampton City PUMA, MA is skewed towards women, with 76 male students and 5,147 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northampton City PUMA, MA are White (861 and 59.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (168 and 11.5%), Asian (155 and 10.7%), and Unknown (106 and 7.29%).

The largest universities in Northampton City PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Smith College (1,057 and 60.3%) and Mount Holyoke College (697 and 39.7%).

The most popular majors in Northampton City PUMA, MA are Social Work (123 and 7.01%), General Economics (117 and 6.67%), and General Biological Sciences (113 and 6.44%).

The median tuition costs in Northampton City PUMA, MA are $46,650 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 109 degrees awarded

  2. 102 degrees awarded

  3. 117 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northampton City PUMA, MA was General Biological Sciences with 109 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Northampton City PUMA, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,057 degrees awarded

  2. 697 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$46,650

Median Private

In 2016, the Northampton City PUMA, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Smith College with 1,057 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

25

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,729

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 25 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northampton City PUMA, MA, which is 0.0145 times less than the 1,729 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    861 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    168 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    155 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Northampton City PUMA, MA were to White students. These 861 degrees mean that there were 5.13 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 168 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northampton City PUMA, MA was $250,200 in 2017, which is 1.15 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $246,400 to $250,200, a 1.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Northampton City PUMA, MA is 72.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Northampton City PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Northampton City PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$67,515

Median Household Income

± $2,004

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Northampton City PUMA, MA grew to $67,515 from the previous year's value of $64,839.

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Housing

Property Value

$250,200

2017 Median

± $3,697

$246,400

2016 Median

± $3,807

In 2017, the median property value in Northampton City PUMA, MA grew to to $250,200 from the previous year's value of $246,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Northampton City PUMA, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Northampton City PUMA, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Northampton City PUMA, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Northampton City PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

72.2%

2017 Homeownership

71.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.2% of the housing units in Northampton City PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Northampton City PUMA, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Northampton City PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northampton City PUMA, MA have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northampton City PUMA, MA have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.11% of the workforce in Northampton City PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.5%

  2. Carpooled

    6.91%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.02%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Northampton City PUMA, MA was Drove Alone (79.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.91%) and those who Worked At Home (6.02%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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