Northampton, Massachusetts 

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Population

28,362

-0.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$58,179

Median Home Price

$358,200

Median Age

39.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.7

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Northampton, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Northampton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampshire County
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
City: Northampton
Zip Codes: 01060 01062 01053 01063
Cost of Living: 7.6% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

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Northampton, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Nearby mountains
Museums
Cost of living
Cons
Economy
Entertainment
Violent crime

What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield, once a major center of industrial innovation, is the state’s third-largest city and a regional health, retail and financial center. Locals are credited with development of the Springfield Rifle, the 1895 Duryea motorcar, and basketball (thanks to Dr. James Naismith, in 1891. Some credit the motorcycle to area inventors and the early Indian Manufacturing Company. At one time that area was a significant manufacturing center, but most has left the area (including most recently a forge that made Craftsman tools).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Northampton is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Northampton jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Northampton's cost of living is 7.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Northampton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Northampton, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Hampshire county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 72.1% to 25.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Northampton's population is 28,362 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Northampton is Real Estate: $358,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.1%.

SCHOOLS
Northampton public schools spend $14,904 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Northampton. More Education



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Housing Market in Northampton

It's a good time to buy in Northampton. Home Appreciation is up 12.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Northampton is $358,200.
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Reviews for Northampton   8 Reviews
Northampton is a one of a kind place to live. - 7/27/2018
I was born in Northampton in the 1960"s and have lived other places but always came back to live here. My two children were born here too. What draws be back to... Read More

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Pricey housing and long winters, but a pretty good - 8/13/2015
The greater Northampton, MA area is generally a pretty good place to live, if you're interested in Western MA or southern New England in general. MA is more affordable... Read More

Update the dad gum population stats, Bert! - 4/26/2011
Why are we looking at old (6/10) numbers when the census statistics have been in for... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN NORTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS
01060 01062 01053 01063

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