In 2021, Hampden County, MA had a population of 466k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $61,310. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Hampden County, MA declined from 466,647 to 466,265, a −0.0819% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,623 to $61,310, a 6.4% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hampden County, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.9%), White (Hispanic) (13.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.68%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.27%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.22%).
None of the households in Hampden County, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.7% of the residents in Hampden County, MA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hampden County, MA are Westfield State University (168263) (1,421 degrees awarded in 2021), Bay Path University (164632) (1,231 degrees), and Western New England University (1,120 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Hampden County, MA was $228,700, and the homeownership rate was 61.2%.
Most people in Hampden County, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Hampden County, MA was 2 cars per household.