Chicopee, MA

56,100 Population
22.8 square miles 2,457.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.8%
was 0.8%
 
Population Density
2,457.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.2%
was 48.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.1%
was 9.3%
 
Percent Under 18
19.5%
was 19.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.5%
was 16.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5
was 6.6
Ranked 24th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
14.5%
was 13.3%
 
Median Household Income
$49,005
was $47,684
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.4
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
24,626
was 24,798
 
Median Rent
$845
was $831
 
Total Building Permits
38
was 34
 
Occupied Housing Units
22,988
was 22,993
 
Homeownership Rate
58.2%
was 56.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
32
was 28
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,078.5
was 1,086.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
14.6%
was 15.4%
 
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
99.4%
was 99.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.3%
was 85.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.1%
was 17.3%
 

 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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