Belchertown, MA

3,120 Population
5 square miles 620.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
620.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.1%
was 53.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.3%
was 5.5%
 
Percent Under 18
21.7%
was 22.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.0%
was 14.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
21.0%
was 20.5%
 
Median Household Income
$50,116
was $41,425
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.7
51.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
142.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,132.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,298
was 1,392
 
Median Rent
$785
was $805
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
1,262
was 1,345
 
Homeownership Rate
53.8%
was 51.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
258.0
was 276.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
5.8%
was 6.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

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

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.3%
was 85.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
32.3%
was 33.5%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
60.6%
was 60.2%
Ranked 138th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
12.8%
was 13.6%
Ranked 16th Highest in MA
Revenue
$44,793,947
was $43,523,363
Ranked 96th Highest in MA
Expenditure
$44,515,876
was $43,403,733
Ranked 94th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$14,882
was $14,099
Ranked 20th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$14,789
was $14,060
Ranked 18th Highest in MA

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