Easthampton Town, MA

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Population

16,051

0.0561% growth

Poverty Rate

10.7%


Median Age

44.7


Median Household Income

$61,004

4.19% growth

Number of Employees

8,991

2.32% growth

Median Property Value

$243,200

0.413% growth

About

In 2017, Easthampton Town, MA had a population of 16.1k people with a median age of 44.7 and a median household income of $61,004. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Easthampton Town, MA grew from 16,042 to 16,051, a 0.0561% increase and its median household income grew from $58,552 to $61,004, a 4.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Easthampton Town, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.1%), White (Hispanic) (3.97%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.56%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.89%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.66%). N/A% of the people in Easthampton Town, MA speak a non-English language, and 98.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Easthampton Town, MA are Conway School of Landscape Design (14 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Easthampton Town, MA is $243,200, and the homeownership rate is 56.7%. Most people in Easthampton Town, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Easthampton Town, MA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Easthampton Town, MA employs 8.99k people. The largest industries in Easthampton Town, MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,942 people), Educational Services (1,464 people), and Retail Trade (1,006 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,302), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,813), and Public Administration ($69,946).

Median household income in Easthampton Town, MA is $61,004. Males in Easthampton Town, MA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,850. The income inequality in Easthampton Town, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.485, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$61,004

2017 value

± $6,167

4.19%

1 Year Growth

± 13.6%

Households in Easthampton Town, MA have a median annual income of $61,004, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $58,552 in 2016, which represents a 4.19% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$84,043

Average Male Salary

± $1,786

$62,850

Average Female Salary

± $1,306

In 2017, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $68,516 ± $4,051

  2. White

    $64,668 ± $1,113

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $49,586 ± $39,015

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Easthampton Town, MA is from Massachusetts.

0.485

2017 Wage GINI

0.485

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.485 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0457% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8224.01

  2. Census Tract 8224.02

  3. Census Tract 8223

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Easthampton Town, MA was Census Tract 8224.01 with a value of $85,505, followed by Census Tract 8224.02 and Census Tract 8223, with respective values of $56,623 and $46,625.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Easthampton Town, MA (1.71k out of 16k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,520 ± 305

  2. Black

    149 ± 189

  3. Hispanic

    46 ± 102

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Easthampton Town, MA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.99k

2017 Value

± 740

2.32%

1 Year growth

± 11.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Easthampton Town, MA grew at a rate of 2.32%, from 8.79k employees to 8.99k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Easthampton Town, MA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,687 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,039 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (865 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Easthampton Town, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Easthampton Town, MA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,687 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,039 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (865 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Easthampton Town, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.09 times higher than expected), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.91 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Easthampton Town, MA, by median earnings, are Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($94,438), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($81,172), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($74,112).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.99k

2017 Value

± 740

2.32%

1 Year growth

± 11.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Easthampton Town, MA grew at a rate of 2.32%, from 8.79k employees to 8.99k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Easthampton Town, MA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,942 people), Educational Services (1,464 people), and Retail Trade (1,006 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Easthampton Town, MA, though some of these residents may live in Easthampton Town, 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 Easthampton Town, MA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,942 people), Educational Services (1,464 people), and Retail Trade (1,006 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Easthampton Town, MA has an unusually high number of Educational Services (1.76 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.72 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Easthampton Town, MA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($78,302), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,813), and Public Administration ($69,946).

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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. $30.9B

  2. $29.2B

  3. $27.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $30.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($29.2B) and Electronics ($27.7B).

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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$260B

2020 Value

$364B

Projected 2045 Value

40% growth

In 2020, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $260B. This is expected to increase 40% 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. $14.6B

  2. $13.9B

  3. $13.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $14.6B, followed by Connecticut with $13.9B and New Hampshire and $13.9B.

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

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Health

97% of the population of Easthampton Town, MA has health coverage, with 51.8% on employee plans, 19.2% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 2.39% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Easthampton Town, MA see 717 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% increase from the previous year (709 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1445 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 129 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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717 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hampshire County, MA see an average of 717 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% increase from the previous year (709 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hampshire County, MA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

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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

3%

Uninsured

51.8%

Employer Coverage

19.2%

Medicaid

13.1%

Medicare

10.5%

Non-Group

2.39%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Easthampton Town, MA declined by 13.4% from 3.47% to 3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Easthampton Town, 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%.

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Diversity

Easthampton Town, MA is home to a population of 16.1k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.6% of Easthampton Town, MA residents were born outside of the country (738 people).

In 2017, there were 22.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.1k people) in Easthampton Town, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 638 White (Hispanic) and 411 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.9

52

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Easthampton Town, MA was 44.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in Easthampton Town, MA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Easthampton Town, MA residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

738 people

4.46%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

715 people

As of 2017, 4.6% of Easthampton Town, MA residents (738 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Easthampton Town, MA was 4.46%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. China

    88,014 ± 7,236 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    84,884 ± 7,108 people

  3. Brazil

    66,506 ± 6,300 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 88,014 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 84,884 and Brazil with 66,506.

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Citizenship

98.2%

2017 Citizenship

98.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.2% of Easthampton Town, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Easthampton Town, MA was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Easthampton Town, MA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    14.1k ± 568

  2. White (Hispanic)

    638 ± 472

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    411 ± 319

In 2017, there were 22.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.1k people) in Easthampton Town, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 638 White (Hispanic) and 411 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Easthampton Town, MA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    551 ± 195

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    269 ± 149

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    86 ± 71

Easthampton Town, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Easthampton Town, MA awarded 14 degrees. The student population of Easthampton Town, MA is skewed towards men, with 9 male students and 9 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Easthampton Town, MA are White (12 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Easthampton Town, MA by number of degrees awarded are Conway School of Landscape Design (14 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Easthampton Town, MA are Other Architecture & Related Services (14 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Easthampton Town, MA are $N/A 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. 14 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Easthampton Town, MA was Other Architecture & Related Services with 14 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Easthampton Town, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

14 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Easthampton Town, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Conway School of Landscape Design with 14 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

7

Degrees Awarded to Men

7

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 7 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Easthampton Town, MA, which is 1 times approximately the same the 7 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

    12 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Easthampton Town, MA were to White students. These 12 degrees mean that there were N/A times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Easthampton Town, MA was $243,200 in 2017, which is 1.06 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $242,200 to $243,200, a 0.413% increase. The homeownership rate in Easthampton Town, MA is 56.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Easthampton Town, MA have an average commute time of 23 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Easthampton Town, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$243,200

2017 Median

± $7,622

$242,200

2016 Median

± $8,503

In 2017, the median property value in Easthampton Town, MA grew to to $243,200 from the previous year's value of $242,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Easthampton Town, 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 Easthampton Town, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$61,004

Median Household Income

± $6,167

7.21k

Number of Households

± 631

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.21k households in Easthampton Town, MA grew to $61,004 from the previous year's value of $58,552.

The following chart displays the households in Easthampton Town, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

56.7%

2017 Homeownership

56.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.7% of the housing units in Easthampton Town, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.2%.

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

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Commute Time

23 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Easthampton Town, MA have a shorter commute time (23 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.68% of the workforce in Easthampton Town, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.6%

  2. Carpooled

    6%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.97%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Easthampton Town, MA was Drove Alone (81.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (6%) and those who Worked At Home (4.97%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Easthampton Town, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Easthampton Town, MA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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