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Hampshire County Statistics

Facts

Land area527.3 square miles
Population Density299.8 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)159,596
Population change1%
Under 5 years of age3.6%
Under 1815.7%
65 and over14.2%
Females53.3%
White89.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race5.1
Asian5%
Two or more races2.3%
Black or African American2.9%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school93%
Had a bachelor degree or higher42.3%
Veterans10,038

Households and Housing

Households58,828
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more82.6%
Median household income$61,227
The Per capita income$29,460
Live below the poverty line13%
Housing units62,680
Multi-unit structures33%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$262,600
Residents owning their homes67%

Business Facts

Total number of firms15,970
Women-owned firms32.7%
Asian-owned firms3.4%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms1.9%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$1,546,067
Retail sales per capita$9,962
Manufacturers shipments$1,098,826
Merchant wholesaler sales$2,021,848
Source US Census Data