Chicopee, MA

56,186 Population
22.8 square miles 2,435.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.8%
was 0.8%
 
Population Density
2,435.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.8%
was 49.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.3%
was 9.3%
 
Percent Under 18
19.9%
was 20.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.7%
was 16.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5
was 6.6
Ranked 24th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
13.3%
was 13.6%
 
Median Household Income
$47,684
was $46,708
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.5
41.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 1.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
482.8
was 489.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,540.9
was 2,812.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
24,798
was 24,760
 
Median Rent
$831
was $794
 
Total Building Permits
38
was 34
 
Occupied Housing Units
22,993
was 23,003
 
Homeownership Rate
56.8%
was 57.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
32
was 28
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,086.2
was 1,084.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.4%
was 15.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
6
was 6
 
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
0.7
was 0.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.3%
was 99.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.2%
was 83.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
17.3%
was 17.6%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
54.9%
was 54.5%
Ranked 145th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
5.9%
was 5.9%
Ranked 93rd Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$158,478,336
$152,228,925
Ranked 23rd Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$157,582,399
$148,976,266
Ranked 19th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$2,850
was $2,744
Ranked 133rd Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,834
was $2,685
Ranked 118th Highest in MA

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