U.S. Beacon July 19, 2019

Palmer, MA

Hampden County, Massachusetts

Latitude: 42.157157     Longitude: -72.326855
Population 3,900 (2000)
Elevation of Palmer, Massachusetts: 330 feet



General Demographic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2552070, place: Palmer CDP, Massachusetts)

Total Population: 3,900
Male: 1,875 (48.08%)
Female: 2,025 (51.92%)

Population data by age, 2000 data
Under 5 years: 207 (5.31%)
5 to 9 years: 228 (5.85%)
10 to 14 years: 286 (7.33%)
15 to 19 years: 237 (6.08%)
20 to 24 years: 172 (4.41%)
25 to 34 years: 541 (13.87%)
35 to 44 years: 654 (16.77%)
45 to 54 years: 477 (12.23%)
55 to 59 years: 196 (5.03%)
60 to 64 years: 154 (3.95%)
65 to 74 years: 316 (8.1%)
75 to 84 years: 305 (7.82%)
85 years and over: 127 (3.26%)

Median age: 39.4 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2000 data
18 years and over: 3,028 (77.64%)
21 years and over: 2,915 (74.74%)
62 years and over: 848 (21.74%)
65 years and over: 748 (19.18%)

18 years and older by gender, 2000 data
18 years and over: 3,028 (77.64%)
--Male: 1,396 (35.79%)
--Female: 1,632 (41.85%)

65 years and older by gender, 2000 data
65 years and over: 748 (19.18%)
--Male: 260 (6.67%)
--Female: 488 (12.51%)

Races, 2000 data
One Race: 3,845 (98.59%)
--White: 3,693 (94.69%)
--Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 59 (1.51%)
--Black or African American: 56 (1.44%)
--American Indian and Alaska Native: 11 (0.28%)
--Asian: 40 (1.03%)
----Asian Indian: 13 (0.33%)
----Chinese: 24 (0.62%)
----Filipino: 2 (0.05%)
----Japanese: 1 (0.03%)
----Korean: 0 (0%)
----Vietnamese: 0 (0%)
----Other Asian: 0 (0%)
--Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0 (0%)
----Native Hawaiian: 0 (0%)
----Guamanian or Chamorro: 0 (0%)
----Samoan: 0 (0%)
----Other Pacific Islander: 0 (0%)
--Some other race: 20 (0.51%)
Two or more Races: 55 (1.41%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2000 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 59 (1.51%)
--Mexican: 5 (0.13%)
--Puerto Rican: 35 (0.9%)
--Cuban: 2 (0.05%)
--Other Hispanic or Latino: 17 (0.44%)
Not Hispanic or Latino: 3,841 (98.49%)
--White Alone: 3,693 (94.69%)

Housedold Data, 2000 data
Household population: 3,834 (98.31%)
--Householder: 1,778 (45.59%)
--Spouse: 659 (16.9%)
--Child: 1,033 (26.49%)
----Child with own child under 18 years: 807 (20.69%)
--Other relatives: 145 (3.72%)
----Other relatives under 18 years: 43 (1.1%)
--Nonrelatives: 219 (5.62%)
----Unmarried partner: 113 (2.9%)
Living in group quarters: 66 (1.69%)
--Institutionalized Population: 66 (1.69%)
--Non Institutionalized Population: 0 (0%)
Total households: 1,778
Family households (families): 970 (54.56%)
----With own children under 18 years: 460 (25.87%)
--Married-couple families: 659 (37.06%)
----With own children under 18 years: 265 (14.9%)
--Female householder, no husband present: 225 (12.65%)
----With own children under 18 years: 144 (8.1%)
Nonfamily households: 808 (45.44%)
--Householder living alone: 699 (39.31%)
----Householder 65 years and over: 297 (16.7%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 492 (27.67%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 541 (30.43%)
Average household size: 2.16 people
Average family size: 2.89 people

Housing Units, 2000 data
Total housing units: 1,874
Occupied housing units: 1,778 (94.88%)
Vacant housing units: 96 (5.12%)
--For seasonal, occasional, or recreational use: 8 (0.43%)
Home owner vacancy rate (percent): 1.3%
Rental vacancy rate (percent): 3.9%
Occupied housing units: 1,778 (94.88%)
Owner occupied housing units: 882 (47.07%)
Renter occupied housing units: 896 (47.81%)
Average household size of owner occupied units: 2.5 people
Average household size of renter occupied units: 1.82 people

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