Agawam, MA

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Living in Agawam

Agawam is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 28,854 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Agawam is the 61st largest community in Massachusetts.

Unlike some cities, Agawam isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Agawam are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Agawam is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Agawam who work in office and administrative support (11.70%), sales jobs (9.78%), and management occupations (9.58%).

Also of interest is that Agawam has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Agawam is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.11% of adults in Agawam have a college degree.

The per capita income in Agawam in 2018 was $35,812, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,248 for a family of four. However, Agawam contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Agawam home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Agawam residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Agawam include Irish, Italian, French, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Agawam is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.