Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA

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Population

123,513

0.178% growth

Median Age

35.7


Median Household Income

$57,962

2.99% growth

Poverty Rate

15.3%


Number of Employees

58,909

0.0136% decline

Median Property Value

$248,700

0.566% growth

About

In 2017, Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA had a population of 124k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $57,962. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA grew from 123,293 to 123,513, a 0.178% increase and its median household income grew from $56,279 to $57,962, a 2.99% increase.

The population of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA is 85.4% White Alone, 5.09% Asian Alone, and 4.32% Hispanic or Latino. 10.4% of the people in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA speak a non-English language, and 95.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA are University of Massachusetts-Amherst (8,265 degrees awarded in 2016), Amherst College (605 degrees), and Greenfield Community College (412 degrees).

The median property value in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA is $248,700, and the homeownership rate is 65.3%. Most people in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA employs 58.9k people. The largest industries in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (10,345 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,585 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,898 people), and the highest paying industries are Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($122,527), Wired telecommunications carriers ($99,738), and Offices of physicians ($97,594).

Median household income in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA is $57,962. Males in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,530. The income inequality in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.504, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,962

2017 value

± $1,986

2.99%

1 Year Growth

± 4.22%

Households in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA have a median annual income of $57,962, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,279 in 2016, which represents a 2.99% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$64,634

Average Male Salary

± $10,593

$49,530

Average Female Salary

± $7,427

In 2017, full-time male employees in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $42,448 ± $5,223

  2. Other

    $37,435 ± $91,581

  3. American Indian

    $29,900 ± $82,950

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.504

2017 Wage GINI

0.507

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was 0.504 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.556% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $163,261, followed by Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA and Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA, with respective values of $132,841 and $124,673.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA (16.3k out of 106k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    13,280 ± 835

  2. Black

    1,198 ± 386

  3. Hispanic

    1,046 ± 232

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA is White, followed by Black 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

58.9k

2017 Value

-0.0136%

1 Year decline

± -0.0136%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA declined at a rate of -0.0136%, from 58.9k employees to 58.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA, are Postsecondary teachers (3,376 people), Cashiers (1,510 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,497 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (3,376 people), Cashiers (1,510 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,497 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Residential advisors (14.2 times higher than expected), Switchboard operators, including answering service (8.32 times), and Tour & travel guides (6.16 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($281,809), Civil engineers ($137,368), and Insurance sales agents ($116,347).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

58.9k

2017 Value

-0.0136%

1 Year decline

± -0.0136%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA declined at a rate of -0.0136%, from 58.9k employees to 58.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (10,345 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,585 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,898 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, 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 Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (10,345 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,585 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,898 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of Cutlery & hand tool manufacturing (10.6 times higher than expected), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6.03 times), and Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production & processing (5.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($122,527), Wired telecommunications carriers ($99,738), and Offices of physicians ($97,594).

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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. $31.5B

  2. $27.2B

  3. $24.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $31.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.2B) and Electronics ($24.1B).

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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$240B

2015 Value

$364B

Projected 2045 Value

51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $240B. This is expected to increase 51.4% 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. $13.2B

  2. $13.2B

  3. $12.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Hampshire with $13.2B, followed by New York with $13.2B and Connecticut and $12.7B.

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

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Health

96.9% of the population of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 55.5% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 9.91% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 0.783% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA see 954 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1010 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 185 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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954 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 954 patients per year. This represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients).

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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%).

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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

3.07%

Uninsured

55.5%

Employer Coverage

15.7%

Medicaid

9.91%

Medicare

15%

Non-Group

0.783%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 3.07%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, 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

Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA is home to a population of 124k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA is composed of 105k White Alone residents (85.4%), 6.29k Asian Alone residents (5.09%), 5.33k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.32%), 3.23k Black or African American Alone residents (2.61%), 2.64k Two or More Races residents (2.13%), 255 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.206%), 165 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.134%), and 115 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0931%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA are Spanish (2,655 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,046 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (887 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

31

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was 35.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 31. But people in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

8.11%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

10k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was 8.11%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    1,662 ± 994 people

  2. Korea

    825 ± 703 people

  3. India

    563 ± 581 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was China, the natal country of 1,662 Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA residents, followed by Korea with 825 and India with 563.

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Citizenship

95.2%

2017 Citizenship

95.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.2% of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    105k ± 640

  2. Asian Alone

    6.29k ± 391

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5.33k ± 516

In 2017, there were 16.8 times more White Alone residents (105k people) in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.29k Asian Alone and 5.33k 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 Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    2,655 speakers (2.23%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    2,046 speakers (1.72%)

  3. French (Incl. Cajun)

    887 speakers (0.745%)

10.4% of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was Spanish. 2.23% of the overall population of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA are native Spanish speakers. 1.72% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.745% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,706 ± 240

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    660 ± 170

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    567 ± 141

Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA awarded 9,713 degrees. The student population of Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA is skewed towards women, with 17,394 male students and 17,794 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA are White (6,348 and 69.4%), followed by Unknown (876 and 9.57%), Asian (743 and 8.12%), and Hispanic or Latino (534 and 5.84%).

The largest universities in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are University of Massachusetts-Amherst (8,265 and 85.1%), Amherst College (605 and 6.23%), and Greenfield Community College (412 and 4.24%).

The most popular majors in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA are General Business Administration & Management (553 and 5.69%), General Psychology (497 and 5.12%), and General Economics (355 and 3.65%).

The median tuition costs in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA are $50,215 for private four year colleges, and $14,590 and $31,823 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 337 degrees awarded

  2. 291 degrees awarded

  3. 486 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was General Economics with 337 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 8,265 degrees awarded

  2. 605 degrees awarded

  3. 412 degrees awarded

$14,590

Median In-State Public

$50,215

Median Private

In 2016, the Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Massachusetts-Amherst with 8,265 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

4,601

Degrees Awarded to Men

5,112

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 4,601 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA, which is 0.9 times less than the 5,112 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

    6,348 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    876 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    743 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA were to White students. These 6,348 degrees mean that there were 7.25 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 876 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was $248,700 in 2017, which is 1.14 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $247,300 to $248,700, a 0.566% increase. The homeownership rate in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA is 65.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$57,962

Median Household Income

± $1,986

45.5k

Number of Households

± 1,205

In 2017, the median household income of the 45.5k households in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA grew to $57,962 from the previous year's value of $56,279.

The following chart displays the households in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$248,700

2017 Median

± $3,817

$247,300

2016 Median

± $3,655

In 2017, the median property value in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA grew to to $248,700 from the previous year's value of $247,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, 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 Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65.3%

2017 Homeownership

65.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.3% of the housing units in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.97% of the workforce in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    68.8%

  2. Walked

    9.14%

  3. Carpooled

    8.4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Franklin & Hampshire (North) Counties PUMA, MA was Drove Alone (68.8%), followed by those who Walked (9.14%) and those who Carpooled (8.4%).

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