Agawam, Massachusetts Census Data & Community Profile

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Agawam GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Agawam, MA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Agawam, MA was 28,144.

Agawam Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Agawam was 13,369, which represents 47.5 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Agawam, MA
There are an estimated 6,275 married men in the town. 58.5 percent of men over 15 years old in Agawam are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Agawam is 14,775 which is 52.5 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Agawam, Massachusetts
There are an estimated 6,038 married women in the community. 49.1 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Agawam, MA
The median age of people living in Agawam, MA was 40.3 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Agawam was 1,560. There were 21,931 people above the age of 18, which represents 77.9 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 16.7 percent of the population (4,703) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Agawam, MA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Agawam, MA was 27,920.

White Population in Agawam, MA
The estimated White population in the Agawam community is 27,217, which is 96.7 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Agawam, Massachusetts
The estimated Black/African American population is 257, which is 0.9 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Agawam, MA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Agawam, MA was 48.

Asian Population in Agawam, Massachusetts
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 275.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Agawam, MA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Agawam was an estimated 3.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 120, while those of “two or more races” was 224 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Agawam community was 514, or 1.8 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Agawam, MA
The household population number in Agawam was 27,418.

Group Quarters Population in Agawam, MA
Group Quarters population in the community was 726.

Average Household Size in Agawam, MA
The average household size in Agawam is 2.43 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.01 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Agawam, MA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 11,659 total housing units in Agawam.

The number of occupied housing units was 11,260, or 96.6 of the total units in town. Of these, 8,288 were owner-occupied (73.6), and 2,972 were renter-occupied (26.4, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 399 vacant homes in Agawam at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Agawam, Massachusetts
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 7,233, with a median value in dollars of 132,000.

Monthly Owner Costs in Agawam, MA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,162 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Agawam, average costs per month were $346 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 17,645 people in the community had a high school degree, or 87.5 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Agawam, Massachusetts
4,323 people in Agawam also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 21.4 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Agawam, MA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Agawam was 3,231, or 14.7 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Agawam, MA
In 2000, there were 4,371 people in Agawam, MA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Agawam, MA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 2,297 people in Agawam who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 8.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Agawam, Massachusetts
There were 15,525 in the labor force in Agawam at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 68 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Agawam was 20.5 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Agawam, MA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $49,390. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Agawam, MA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $59,088. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Agawam, Massachusetts
Per capita income in Agawam in the last full census was 22,562. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Agawam numbered 317, or 4.3 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Agawam, MA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 1,537, or 5.6 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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