Holyoke, MA

40,342 Population
21.3 square miles 1,883.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
1,883.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.3%
was 54.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.7%
was 5.8%
 
Percent Under 18
24.5%
was 25.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.9%
was 14.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.6
was 8.1
Ranked 27th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
28.8%
was 31.5%
 
Median Household Income
$36,608
was $31,628
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.3
49.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5
was 9.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
948.3
was 1,041.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,960.4
was 6,624.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
16,776
was 16,922
 
Median Rent
$700
was $658
 
Total Building Permits
7
was 11
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,324
was 15,846
 
Homeownership Rate
40.4%
was 40.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
7
was 11
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
788.3
was 795.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.7%
was 10.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.4
was 0.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.0%
was 98.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.1%
was 98.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
77.3%
was 74.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
23.4%
was 20.2%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
41.4%
was 41.2%
Ranked 158th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
6.8%
was 7.4%
Ranked 82nd Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$142,555,882
$138,564,253
Ranked 28th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$143,582,222
$140,500,530
Ranked 22nd Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,557
was $3,462
Ranked 92nd Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$3,582
was $3,510
Ranked 85th Highest in MA

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