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Who Lives Here

Northampton Demographics

Education

High School

23%

Associate's

19%

Bachelor's

28%

Master's

23%

Doctorate

7%

Family Size

2 people

47%

3 people

27%

4 people

18%

5 people

7%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

39%

50-100k

29%

100-150k

14%

150-200k

8%

200k+

10%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

14%

20-45

34%

45-65

26%

65+

18%

Getting Around Northampton

Northampton Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

35%

15-30 Mins

36%

30-40 Mins

18%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5858

Walk Score®

Percentage: 7777

Bike Score®

Top Scores: Retail, Restaurant, Pet

Things To Do In Northampton

Top Score

Retail Shops

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Northampton's retail scene is in the bag.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 20% more shops than average
  3. 92% more shops than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 35% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 6% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Northampton is a good place for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 63% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 63% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with Northampton.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 11% fewer gyms than average
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Northampton gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 65% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 41% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 23% more coffee shops than average
  3. 30% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 49% more fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Northampton is running dry.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. An average number of bars and clubs
  3. 21% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Northampton.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Northampton's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 88% more medical facilities than average
  3. 20% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 87% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 84% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Northampton Education

Schools

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Living in Northampton, MA

A small city in Massachusetts, Northampton has a population of approximately 29,000. Young adults aged 15-24 can expect to fit right in, as they account for an above-average percentage of the population. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 45% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $1,062/month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Massachusetts. Over the course of a year, renters in Northampton will save around $1,900 compared to the state average.

Averaging about 23 minutes, the commute time for Northampton residents outperforms the Massachusetts average of about 31 minutes. Many residents (36%) drive themselves to work, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Few residents (7%) walk to work, though the number far surpasses the national average.

Many Northampton residents work in one of three industries: education, healthcare, and retail. Combined, these industries account for 28% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in management, which ranks as the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of around $79,000, Northampton workers earn about $5,000 less than the average Massachusetts resident. However, Northampton compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345. Northampton has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 18% possess a Master's or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 17% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

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