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Agawam, MA
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Agawam profile

Living in Agawam

Agawam is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 28,393 people and six associated neighborhoods, Agawam is the 67th largest community in Massachusetts.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.12% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The citizens of Agawam are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.49% of adults in Agawam have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Agawam in 2018 was $43,172, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $172,688 for a family of four. However, Agawam contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Agawam is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. 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 Russian and Spanish.