Agawam Town, MA

28,688 Population
23.3 square miles 1,228.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
1,228.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.7%
was 49.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.0%
was 8.6%
 
Percent Under 18
20.0%
was 20.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.0%
was 16.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.3
was 5
Ranked 18th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
8.5%
was 9.9%
 
Median Household Income
$61,494
was $63,609
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.2
39.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,914
was 11,952
 
Median Rent
$900
was $852
 
Total Building Permits
18
was 16
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,488
was 11,497
 
Homeownership Rate
74.0%
was 75.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
18
was 16
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
511.1
was 512.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.5%
was 13.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.5
was 1.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.6
was 0.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.1%
was 99.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.4%
was 92.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
28.4%
was 26.6%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
69.4%
was 68.9%
Ranked 123rd Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
5.0%
was 5.4%
Ranked 113th Highest in MA
Revenue
$82,267,414
was $78,562,947
Ranked 64th Highest in MA
Expenditure
$78,133,983
was $75,809,416
Ranked 63rd Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$2,874
was $2,751
Ranked 132nd Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,729
was $2,655
Ranked 126th Highest in MA

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