Northampton employment information

IndexNorthamptonMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$33,440$35,485$28,051
Median household income$56,999$66,658$53,046
Median income owner occupied$77,185$88,739$67,062
Median income renter occupied$32,219$36,246$32,212
Median earnings male$35,415$43,985$35,771
Median earnings female$23,699$30,888$25,299
Unemployment rate5.3%5.7%6.0%
Poverty level13.5%11.0%14.9%

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Northampton is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Northampton is 7% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Northampton is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Northampton is 9% lower than the national average.
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Northampton median earnings by income bracket

Northampton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.7%0.6%
Manufacturing sector9.3%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.1%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services14.4%9.3%
Public administration4.0%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%0.8%
Education, health & social services31.7%56.2%
Other27.9%22.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wilbraham, MA3,174$95,86781%
Blandford, MA495$83,90658%
Granby, MA1,506$74,60541%
Russell, MA594$68,59429%
South Amherst, MA4,780$59,25012%
Northampton, MA28,642$56,9997%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wheeling, WV28,662$35,24534%
Mehlville, MO28,615$47,24911%
Farmers Branch, TX28,681$59,16912%
Lawrenceville, GA28,595$42,42020%
Norwood, MA28,580$75,79543%
Northampton, MA28,642$56,9997%
Source: The Northampton, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.