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Northampton has the 1088th largest population in the United States. The population stayed the same from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Northampton is part of the Springfield metro area. Unemployment in the Springfield area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Springfield has the 96th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Northampton is below average at $49,570, and the median cost of a home in Northampton is $280,300, which is above the national average. 56% of workers in Northampton hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Northampton. 70% of Northampton workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 19% walk. People in Northampton spend an average of 21 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Franklin/Hampshire Career Center

178 Industrial Drive
Suite 1
Northampton, MA 1060