Hampden County, Massachusetts 

0 Reviews | Review This PlaceHomes For Sale

Population

463,986

+1.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.5%

Median Income

$50,036

Median Home Price

$268,600

Median Age

38.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.6

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Hampden County, 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 Hampden County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampden County
Metro Area: Springfield
City: Springfield, Chicopee, 23 total
Zip Codes: 01085, 01040, 01109, 01020, 01108, 01089, 01104, 01013, 01056, 01001, 40 total
Cost of Living: -4.9% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

New! Data for all 32,900 zip codes in one easy-to-use Excel file

hampden, 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 Hampden County is 8.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hampden County jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hampden County's cost of living is 4.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Hampden County's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Hampden county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.7% to 40.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Hampden County's population is 463,986 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hampden County is Real Estate: $268,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%.

SCHOOLS
Hampden County public schools spend $17,041 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 52 students per teacher in Hampden County. More Education



Best Places to Live in hampden Rankings


Housing Market in hampden

It's a good time to buy in Hampden. Home Appreciation is up 17.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Hampden is $268,600.
Real Estate: See Homes

Reviews for Hampden   0 Reviews

Start Your Review of Hampden



View More Data >

COMPARE COST OF LIVING
Compare Hampden County, Massachusetts to any other place in the USA.

MAPS OF HAMPDEN COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time. You can also use our New Interactive Map to explore places.Hampden,Massachusetts County Map
ZIP CODES IN HAMPDEN COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
01085, 01040, 01109, 01020, 01108, 01089, 01104, 01013, 01056, 01001, 40 total

PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

Members receive 10 FREE city profile downloads a month, unlimited access to our detailed cost of living calculator and analysis, unlimited access to our DataEngine, and more.

Try Now
Join BestPlaces