Easthampton, MA


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Easthampton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 16,030 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Easthampton is the 119th largest community in Massachusetts.

Unlike some cities, Easthampton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Easthampton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Easthampton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Easthampton who work in office and administrative support (16.45%), sales jobs (11.61%), and teaching (9.77%).

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

The overall education level of Easthampton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.77% of adults in Easthampton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Easthampton in 2010 was $31,700, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,800 for a family of four. However, Easthampton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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