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The economy of Northampton, MA employs 15,219 people. The economy of Northampton, MA is specialized in Educational Services; Healthcare & Social Assistance; and Information, which employ respectively 3; 1.23; and 1.2 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Northampton, MA are Educational Services (4,254), Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,601), and Retail trade (1,410), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,673), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($59,762), and Finance & Insurance ($57,989).

Median household income in Northampton, MA is $61,813. Males in Northampton, MA have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,632. The income inequality of Northampton, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Northampton, MA. In Hampshire County, MA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 18-24 and 18-24, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 141 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,992. Suffolk County, MA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Massachusetts.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Northampton, MA is from the county of Hampshire County, MA.

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Northampton, MA is home to a population of 28,534 people, from which 96.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Northampton, MA is composed of 23,075 White residents (80.9%), 2,398 Hispanic residents (8.4%), 1,611 Asian residents (5.65%), 750 Black residents (2.63%), and 669 Two+ residents (2.34%). The most common foreign languages in Northampton, MA are Spanish (1,452 speakers), French (364 speakers), and Chinese (196 speakers), but compared to other places, Northampton, MA has a relative high number of Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (90 speakers), French (364 speakers), and Polish (147 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Northampton, MA awarded 994 degrees. The student population of Northampton, MA is skewed towards females, with 25 male students and 969 female students. Most students in Northampton, MA are White (500 and 50.3%), followed by Asian (126 and 12.7%), Unknown (84 and 8.45%), and Hispanic or Latino (75 and 7.55%). The largest universities in Northampton, MA by number of graduates are Smith College (994 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Northampton, MA are General Economics (82 and 8.25%), General Psychology (73 and 7.34%), and General Political Science & Government (61 and 6.14%). The median tuition costs in Northampton, MA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $47,620 and $47,620 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Northampton, MA is $313,200, which is 1.53 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $290,800 to $313,200, a 7.7% increase. The homeownership rate of Northampton, MA is 55.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Northampton, MA have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Northampton, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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