Hampden in Hampden county, Massachusetts

Hampden, MA

The nearly 20 square miles of Hampden, Massachusetts is located near the Connecticut border and is considered part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Today, the largely-residential town benefits those seeking quiet and peaceful surroundings. Hampden features over 100 acres of open space and parks, including the Peak of Minnechaug Mountain. Hikers enjoy trails through the conservation area.

More than a dozen casual restaurants dot the town of Hampden. Reid's Corner is known for their delicious breakfast, and Gio's Pizzeria has received rave reviews for their fare.

As of 2010, the population of Hampden was 5,139. Common industries are in construction, public administration, and professional, scientific, and technical services.

Hampden is part of the Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District. Green Meadows Elementary School educates nearly 400 Hampden children in grades PK-4. Thornton Burgess School enrolls nearly 300 students in grades 5-8. Older children attend the Minnechaug Regional High School located in nearby Wilbraham. NEWLINE}For its peaceful surroundings, great educational system, and extensive employment opportunities Hampden makes a wonderful place to settle.

Hampden, MA Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Hampden, MA Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$222K
Up 91.8 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$234K
Up 102.4 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
266
Up 216.7 % since November 2015

Hampden, MA Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Hampden, MA Condo Sales Overview

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Demographic Information for Hampden, MA

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -0.21 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 261.2
Household Size (people) 2.66
Households w/ Children 29.42 %
Annual Residential Turnover 5.65 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $403
One Bedroom $511
Two Bedroom $637
Three Bedroom $790
Four Bedroom $930

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

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Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 5,128
Households: 1,893
Median Age: 49.42

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $79,903)

Climate & Weather

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School Information for Hampden, MA

Public Elementary

School

GREEN MEADOWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
38 NORTH RD
HAMPDEN, MA 01036

Public Middle

School

THORNTON BURGESS
Grades: 5-8
85 WILBRAHAM RD
HAMPDEN, MA 01036

Public High

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Hampden, MA Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Hampden, MA

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Featured Homes for Sale in Hampden, MA

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