Westhampton, Massachusetts

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Westhampton, Massachusetts

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High Points

Westhampton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Westhampton Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Westhampton Low Violent Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Westhampton People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Westhampton Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Westhampton College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Westhampton Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Westhampton Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Westhampton Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Westhampton, Massachusetts

Comparing Westhampton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 3
Well-Paid Single Men 9 3
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 1
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 9 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 8
Median Family Income 10 6
College Educated Adults 10 6
People Above Poverty 10 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 7
Short Commute Times 4 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4
People Living Alone 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 10 10

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Westhampton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NW of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hampshire
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01027
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.302
Longitude -72.775

Westhampton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station CHESTER 2
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
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Westhampton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,468 100%
Male 728 49.6%
Female 740 50.4%
Under 18 373 25.4%
18+ 1,095 74.6%
65+ 135 9.2%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 3.07
White 1,446 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.3%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 11 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.5%

Estimated Westhampton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,568
Growth 100
Growth % 6.8%

Westhampton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 15.6%
Polish 14.2%
Irish 12.8%
French (except Basque) 12.7%
French Canadian 12%
Italian 6.3%
US/American 6.1%
German 5.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Scottish 2%
Russian 1.9%
Swedish 1.5%
Greek 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
European 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Slovak 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Other Subsaharan African 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Westhampton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Loudville (01027)
Mount Tom (01027)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Westhampton 1,468 $66,625
Easthampton 15,994 $54,312
Huntington 2,174 $52,308
Montgomery 654 $66,250
Southampton 5,387 $64,960
Williamsburg 2,427 $55,833
Worthington 1,270 $60,132

Westhampton Public Libraries

Westhampton Memorial Library
Westhampton, Massachusetts
(413) 527-5386

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Westhampton High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 837 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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