Holyoke, MA

40,280 Population
21.3 square miles 1,892.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
1,892.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.4%
was 51.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.6%
was 5.7%
 
Percent Under 18
24.1%
was 24.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.6%
was 13.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.6
was 8.1
Ranked 27th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
28.6%
was 28.8%
 
Median Household Income
$38,829
was $36,608
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.8
50.3
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
16,531
was 16,776
 
Median Rent
$742
was $700
 
Total Building Permits
7
was 11
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,005
was 15,324
 
Homeownership Rate
41.6%
was 40.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
7
was 11
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
777.5
was 788.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
14.8%
was 13.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
 
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
98.9%
was 99.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 99.1%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
79.2%
was 77.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
25.6%
was 23.4%
 

 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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