Agawam Town, MA

28,701 Population
23.3 square miles 1,231.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
1,231.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.5%
was 51.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.9%
was 8.0%
 
Percent Under 18
19.6%
was 20.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
19.2%
was 18.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.3
was 5
Ranked 18th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
9.3%
was 8.5%
 
Median Household Income
$60,201
was $61,494
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41
40.2
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
12,059
was 11,914
 
Median Rent
$926
was $900
 
Total Building Permits
18
was 16
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,621
was 11,488
 
Homeownership Rate
73.8%
was 74.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
18
was 16
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
516.7
was 511.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.6%
was 12.5%
 
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
98.5%
was 98.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.1%
was 92.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
28.8%
was 28.4%
 

 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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