Hampden, Massachusetts 

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Population

5,193

+1.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$78,722

Median Home Price

$272,600

Best Places to Live in Hampden, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Hampden, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Nearby mountains
Museums
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Cons
Economy
Entertainment
Violent crime
 $519,000 
9 Perennial Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3238 SqFt
 $399,000 
135 Glendale Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2545 SqFt
 $219,999 
46 Brookside Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1591 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield, once a major center of industrial innovation, is the state’s third-largest city and a regional health, retail and financial center. Locals are credited with development of the Springfield Rifle, the 1895 Duryea motorcar, and basketball (thanks to Dr. James Naismith, in 1891. Some credit the motorcycle to area inventors and the early Indian Manufacturing Company. At one time that area was a significant manufacturing center, but most has left the area (including most recently a forge that made Craftsman tools).


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City: Hampden
Zip Codes: 01036
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Hampden is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hampden jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hampden's cost of living is 5.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Hampden's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Hampden, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Hampden county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Hampden's population is 5,193 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hampden is $272,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Hampden public schools spend $14,411 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Hampden. More Education



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NEW LISTINGS IN HAMPDEN
$519,000
9 Perennial Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$399,000
135 Glendale Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$219,999
46 Brookside Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$269,900
39 Circleview Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,800
241 North Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$314,900
26 Martin Farms Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$299,900
575 Main St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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