Agawam Hampden County, Massachusetts

Agawam: City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States

About

Agawam is a city located in the county of Hampden in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 28,438 and a population density of 453 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 28,467 inhabitants.

The city was created 386 years ago in 1635.

Agawam Quick Facts

Population : 28,467 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Hampden County
Postal code : 01001
Phone Area Codes : 413
Area : 62.8 km2
Altitude : 89 feet / 27 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1636 (386 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 09:53:56 (25th May 2022)
Density : 453 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.1% (2010-2020)
Agawam locator map
Location of Agawam on Massachusetts map.
Capt. Charles Leonard House  Agawam MA image
Capt. Charles Leonard House Agawam MA
Capt. Charles Leonard House  Agawam MA image

Geography

Agawam is located at 42°4'10"N 72°36'53"W (42.0695400, -72.6148100).

Agawam map

Demographics

The population of Agawam increased by 0.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 28,438 - census
2011 28,608 0.59% estimation process
2012 28,653 0.16% estimation process
2013 28,726 0.25% estimation process
2014 28,733 0.02% estimation process
2015 28,762 0.1% estimation process
2016 28,696 -0.23% estimation process
2017 28,683 -0.05% estimation process
2018 28,733 0.17% estimation process
2019 28,613 -0.42% estimation process
2020 28,467 -0.51% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,534
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,172
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,360
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,173
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.5%
People over 65 (%) : 20.2%
Female persons, % : 50.7%
White only, percent : 91.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 89.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 941
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.3%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,108

Agawam zip code is 01001. County name: Hampden, County fips: 25013

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,108
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $82,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,133
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $424
2015-2019 median gross rent : $648
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1
2015-2019 Households : 5,636
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,163
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 70,018
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 174,910
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 132,695
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,907
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $43,917
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,102
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.6%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 352
2019 total employment : 4,379
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 148,724
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -8.6%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 953
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,371
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 716
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 395
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 44
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,271
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 107
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,148
2010 population per square mile : 23.9
2010 land area in square miles : 635.47

People born in Agawam (9)

People born in Agawam, including ice hockey player Doug Janik, country musician, guitarist Charlie Aldrich, Boston Red Sox announcer Carl Beane, .

List

  • Edwin Leonard (American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 17/11/1823
  • Frank Rosso (American baseball player) he was born in 01/03/1921
  • Frankie Arion (American professional wrestler) he was born in 22/11/1985
  • Mike Martin (American basketball coach and basketball player) he was born in 04/07/1982
  • Anthony Clark (American bicycle racer) he was born in 14/06/1987
  • Scott Adams (American librarian) he was born in 20/11/1909

Schools in Agawam

College & universities near Agawam, MA

Code Name City ZIP
164632 Bay Path University Longmeadow (MA) 01106

Stations (28)

Amtrak & bus stations near Agawam, MA

Code Name Address Type
SPG Springfield Union Station 66 Lyman St. RAIL
WNL Windsor Locks South Main St at Stanton Road RAIL
WND Windsor station 41 Central St. RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL
HFD Hartford Union Station One Union Place RAIL

Post offices near Agawam

Post Office Name City ZIP
Agawam Post Office Agawam (MA) 01001

Other cities in Hampden County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hampden County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Springfield 152,646 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
North Chicopee 55,179 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Chicopee 54,825 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Westfield 41,094 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Westfield 41,063 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Holyoke 39,921 City in Massachusetts, United States
West Springfield 28,397 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts
Ludlow 21,101 Town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
East Longmeadow 16,093 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Longmeadow 15,624 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Wilbraham 14,670 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Palmer 12,174 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Southwick 9,715 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Monson 8,750 Town in Massachusetts
Hampden 5,154 Town in Massachusetts
Brimfield 3,679 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Agawam distances to largest Massachusetts cities