Longmeadow, MA

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Population

15,876

0.246% growth

Median Age

46.2


Median Household Income

$112,831

4.5% growth

Poverty Rate

3.62%


Number of Employees

7,512

3.15% decline

Median Property Value

$328,000

0% growth

About

In 2017, Longmeadow, MA had a population of 15.9k people with a median age of 46.2 and a median household income of $112,831. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Longmeadow, MA grew from 15,837 to 15,876, a 0.246% increase and its median household income grew from $107,976 to $112,831, a 4.5% increase.

The population of Longmeadow, MA is 86% White Alone, 7.04% Asian Alone, and 4.58% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Longmeadow, MA speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Longmeadow, MA are Bay Path University (984 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Longmeadow, MA is $328,000, and the homeownership rate is 89%. Most people in Longmeadow, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Longmeadow, MA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Longmeadow, MA employs 7.51k people. The largest industries in Longmeadow, MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,418 people), Educational Services (1,134 people), and Finance & Insurance (785 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($112,689), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,056), and Wholesale Trade ($94,408).

Median household income in Longmeadow, MA is $112,831. Males in Longmeadow, MA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,850. The income inequality in Longmeadow, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.485, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$112,831

2017 value

± $9,064

4.5%

1 Year Growth

± 10.9%

Households in Longmeadow, MA have a median annual income of $112,831, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $107,976 in 2016, which represents a 4.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$84,043

Average Male Salary

± $1,786

$62,850

Average Female Salary

± $1,306

In 2017, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $68,516 ± $4,051

  2. White

    $64,668 ± $1,113

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $49,586 ± $39,015

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Longmeadow, MA is from Massachusetts.

0.485

2017 Wage GINI

0.485

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.485 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0457% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Massachusetts across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8133.04

  2. Census Tract 8133.03

  3. Census Tract 8133.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Longmeadow, MA was Census Tract 8133.04 with a value of $128,542, followed by Census Tract 8133.03 and Census Tract 8133.01, with respective values of $115,735 and $99,511.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.62% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Longmeadow, MA (549 out of 15.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Males 16 - 17 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    508 ± 166

  2. Asian

    28 ± 99

  3. Hispanic

    19 ± 94

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Longmeadow, MA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.51k

2017 Value

± 514

-3.15%

1 Year decline

± 10.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Longmeadow, MA declined at a rate of -3.15%, from 7.76k employees to 7.51k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Longmeadow, MA, are Management Occupations (1,246 people), Sales & Related Occupations (944 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (791 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Longmeadow, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Longmeadow, MA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,246 people), Sales & Related Occupations (944 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (791 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Longmeadow, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (2.95 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.48 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Longmeadow, MA, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($105,208), Legal Occupations ($104,886), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($100,219).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.51k

2017 Value

± 514

-3.15%

1 Year decline

± 10.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Longmeadow, MA declined at a rate of -3.15%, from 7.76k employees to 7.51k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Longmeadow, MA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,418 people), Educational Services (1,134 people), and Finance & Insurance (785 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Longmeadow, MA, though some of these residents may live in Longmeadow, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Longmeadow, MA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,418 people), Educational Services (1,134 people), and Finance & Insurance (785 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Longmeadow, MA has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.35 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (2.23 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Longmeadow, MA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($112,689), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,056), and Wholesale Trade ($94,408).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.9B

  2. $29.2B

  3. $27.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $30.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($29.2B) and Electronics ($27.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$260B

2020 Value

$364B

Projected 2045 Value

40% growth

In 2020, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $260B. This is expected to increase 40% to $364B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $14.6B

  2. $13.9B

  3. $13.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $14.6B, followed by Connecticut with $13.9B and New Hampshire and $13.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

99% of the population of Longmeadow, MA has health coverage, with 66.4% on employee plans, 5.22% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 0.626% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Longmeadow, MA was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Longmeadow, MA see 1426 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0701% decrease from the previous year (1427 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1270 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 129 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.4%). Additionally, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,426 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hampden County, MA see an average of 1,426 patients per year. This represents a 0.0701% decrease from the previous year (1,427 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hampden County, MA in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,302

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,922

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,899

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.01%

Uninsured

66.4%

Employer Coverage

5.22%

Medicaid

14.8%

Medicare

12%

Non-Group

0.626%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Longmeadow, MA declined by 8.38% from 1.1% to 1.01%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Longmeadow, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.4% prevalence

  2. 11.1% prevalence

  3. 10.8% prevalence

Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Longmeadow, MA is home to a population of 15.9k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 10.3% of Longmeadow, MA residents were born outside of the country (1.64k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Longmeadow, MA is composed of 13.7k White Alone residents (86%), 1.12k Asian Alone residents (7.04%), 727 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.58%), 271 Two or More Races residents (1.71%), 106 Black or African American Alone residents (0.668%), 1 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0063%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

54

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Longmeadow, MA was 46.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Longmeadow, MA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Longmeadow, MA residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.64k people

10%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.59k people

As of 2017, 10.3% of Longmeadow, MA residents (1.64k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Longmeadow, MA was 10%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. China

    88,014 ± 7,236 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    84,884 ± 7,108 people

  3. Brazil

    66,506 ± 6,300 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 88,014 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 84,884 and Brazil with 66,506.

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Citizenship

97.2%

2017 Citizenship

97.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.2% of Longmeadow, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Longmeadow, MA was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    13.7k ± 383

  2. Asian Alone

    1.12k ± 260

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    727 ± 336

In 2017, there were 12.2 times more White Alone residents (13.7k people) in Longmeadow, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.12k Asian Alone and 727 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Longmeadow, MA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    292 ± 90

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    174 ± 90

  3. Korea

    120 ± 49

Longmeadow, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.68 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Longmeadow, MA awarded 984 degrees. The student population of Longmeadow, MA is skewed towards women, with 182 male students and 3,116 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Longmeadow, MA are White (635 and 65.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (108 and 11.2%), Black or African American (101 and 10.5%), and Unknown (75 and 7.76%).

The largest universities in Longmeadow, MA by number of degrees awarded are Bay Path University (984 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Longmeadow, MA are Occupational Therapy (130 and 13.2%), General Education (112 and 11.4%), and General Business Administration & Management (104 and 10.6%).

The median tuition costs in Longmeadow, MA are $33,557 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 130 degrees awarded

  2. 74 degrees awarded

  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Longmeadow, MA was Occupational Therapy with 130 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Longmeadow, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

984 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$33,557

Median Private

In 2017, the Longmeadow, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bay Path University with 984 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

80

Degrees Awarded to Men

904

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 80 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Longmeadow, MA, which is 0.0885 times less than the 904 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    635 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    108 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    101 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Longmeadow, MA were to White students. These 635 degrees mean that there were 5.88 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 108 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Longmeadow, MA was $328,000 in 2017, which is 1.43 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $328,000 to $328,000, a 0% change. The homeownership rate in Longmeadow, MA is 89%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Longmeadow, MA have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Longmeadow, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$328,000

2017 Median

± $9,567

$328,000

2016 Median

± $11,906

In 2017, the median property value in Longmeadow, MA stayed at to $328,000 from the previous year's value of $328,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Longmeadow, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Longmeadow, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$112,831

Median Household Income

± $9,064

5.69k

Number of Households

± 425

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.69k households in Longmeadow, MA grew to $112,831 from the previous year's value of $107,976.

The following chart displays the households in Longmeadow, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Longmeadow, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Longmeadow, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

89%

2017 Homeownership

90.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 89% of the housing units in Longmeadow, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 90.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Longmeadow, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Longmeadow, MA have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.98% of the workforce in Longmeadow, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    7.39%

  3. Carpooled

    5.9%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Longmeadow, MA was Drove Alone (82.9%), followed by those who Worked At Home (7.39%) and those who Carpooled (5.9%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Longmeadow, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Longmeadow, MA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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