MA

National Population : 333,590,059
Massachusetts State Population : 6,732,054

About Palmer, MA

Palmer, MA is located in Hampden County in the state of Massachusetts.

The total City Population for Palmer is about 8,469 with about 149 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 12,232.

The Average Home Value is $200,900.00, which is roughly 49% lower than the Average Home Value of $394,572.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 6% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $63,398.00, which is roughly 27% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $86,370.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 9% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Palmer is about 5.9%.

Massachusetts is ranked #3 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Hampden County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 30.66% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 57.04%
Republican: 39.55%
Other: 1.54%
Libertarian: 1.35%
Green: 0.53%


Nearby Locations

Three Rivers, MA (3.15 mi.)
Monson, MA (4.96 mi.)
Brimfield, MA (6.75 mi.)
Ware, MA (7.16 mi.)
Hardwick, MA (7.16 mi.)
Wilbraham, MA (7.28 mi.)
Ludlow, MA (8.10 mi.)
Wales, MA (8.46 mi.)
Hampden, MA (9.24 mi.)
Belchertown, MA (9.40 mi.)
W Brookfield, MA (9.85 mi.)
Indian Orch, MA (9.88 mi.)
Fiskdale, MA (10.90 mi.)
Sturbridge, MA (10.90 mi.)
Brookfield, MA (11.27 mi.)
E Longmeadow, MA (11.81 mi.)
Holland, MA (11.97 mi.)
Granby, MA (12.22 mi.)
Westover AFB, MA (12.83 mi.)
Gilbertville, MA (13.63 mi.)
New Braintree, MA (13.87 mi.)
E Brookfield, MA (13.94 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 01069
Latitude : 42.192062
Longitude : -72.307682
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 430 ft.
Area Code(s) : 413

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.36
Male Population Estimate : 49.92%
Female Population Estimate : 50.08%
Median Age : 43.5
Male Median Age : 42.3
Female Median Age : 44.7

White Population Estimate : 97.18%
Black Population Estimate : 1.74%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.33%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.22%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.78%
Other Population Estimate : 0.76%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Palmer specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Hampden County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Hampden County: About 616 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Hampden County is about 17% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.