1. Agawam Legal Resources
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  4. Agawam Employment Information
  5. Agawam Family Information
  6. Agawam Education Information
  7. Agawam Business Information
  8. Agawam Public Benefits Information
  9. Agawam Criminal Information
  10. Agawam Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Agawam Zip Codes


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Agawam Statistics

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Agawam Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 26,860 2002 28,493 2005 28,537
2000 27,438 2003 28,416 2006 28,771
2001 28,278 2004 28,453 2007 28,573

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Houses (2000): 11,659
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 940
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 915

Agawam Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 25,926 92.12%
 Rural, Farm 69 0.25%
 Rural, Non-farm 2,149 7.64%

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Agawam Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 8,448
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $271,048,000 / $61,611,000

Agawam Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 15,139 14,394 744 4.92% 49
1991 15,114 13,969 1,145 7.57% 76
1992 15,201 13,941 1,260 8.29% 83
1993 15,029 13,913 1,116 7.42% 74
1994 15,000 14,016 984 6.56% 66
1995 14,450 13,670 781 5.40% 54
1996 14,461 13,845 617 4.26% 43
1997 14,772 14,190 582 3.94% 39
1998 14,732 14,242 490 3.33% 33
1999 14,768 14,323 446 3.02% 30
2000 15,711 15,295 416 2.65% 26
2001 15,870 15,357 513 3.23% 32
2002 16,061 15,309 752 4.68% 47
2003 16,062 15,187 875 5.45% 55
2004 16,012 15,226 786 4.91% 49
2005 15,977 15,238 739 4.63% 46
2006 16,022 15,269 753 4.70% 47
2007 15,893 15,202 691 4.35% 43
2008 15,830 15,062 768 4.85% 49
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 15,905 15,028 877 5.51% 55
Feb 2008 15,875 15,075 800 5.04% 50
Mar 2008 15,941 15,134 807 5.06% 51
Apr 2008 15,839 15,208 631 3.98% 40
May 2008 15,766 15,059 707 4.48% 45
Jun 2008 15,920 15,129 791 4.97% 50
Jul 2008 15,846 15,064 782 4.93% 49
Aug 2008 15,710 14,940 770 4.90% 49
Sep 2008 15,666 14,919 747 4.77% 48
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Agawam Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 597 7.89%
2. Metal Manufactuing 424 5.60%
3. Finance and Insurance 415 5.49%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 368 4.86%
5. Public Administration 350 4.63%
6. Health Care 327 4.32%
7. Educational Services 308 4.07%
8. Repair and Maintenance 277 3.66%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 269 3.56%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 260 3.44%
11. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 247 3.27%
12. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 238 3.15%
13. U.S. Postal Service 191 2.52%
14. Paper Manufacturing 178 2.35%
15. Truck Transportation 170 2.25%
16. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 169 2.23%
17. Utilities 166 2.19%
18. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 161 2.13%
19. Machinery Manufacturing 140 1.85%
20. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 137 1.81%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,353 18.52%
2. Educational Services 869 11.89%
3. Finance and Insurance 706 9.66%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 421 5.76%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 397 5.43%
6. Public Administration 303 4.15%
7. Social Assistance 278 3.81%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 233 3.19%
9. Department and Other General Stores 232 3.18%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 158 2.16%
11. Personal and Laundry Services 155 2.12%
12. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 122 1.67%
13. Construction 118 1.62%
14. Other Transportation 116 1.59%
15. Paper Manufacturing 114 1.56%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 105 1.44%
17. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 98 1.34%
18. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 82 1.12%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 82 1.12%
20. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 72 0.99%

Agawam Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 431 5.70%
2. Other Management Occupations 431 5.70%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 405 5.35%
4. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 374 4.94%
5. Other Production Occupations 356 4.71%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 321 4.24%
7. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 319 4.22%
8. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 310 4.10%
9. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 272 3.60%
10. Vehicle Mechanics 248 3.28%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 201 2.66%
12. Engineers 195 2.58%
13. Business Operations Specialists 190 2.51%
14. Computer Specialists 180 2.38%
15. Operations Managers Non Finance 178 2.35%
16. Other Office and Admin Support 164 2.17%
17. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 161 2.13%
18. Law Enforcement Workers 160 2.12%
19. Top Executives 126 1.67%
20. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 124 1.64%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 579 7.92%
2. Secretaries and Admins 479 6.56%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 347 4.75%
4. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 312 4.27%
5. Registered Nurses 256 3.50%
6. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 255 3.49%
7. Cashiers 230 3.15%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 224 3.07%
9. Other Management Occupations 223 3.05%
10. Business Operations Specialists 222 3.04%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 209 2.86%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 205 2.81%
13. Customer Service Representatives 175 2.40%
14. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 171 2.34%
15. Health Technologists and Technicians 165 2.26%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 161 2.20%
17. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 150 2.05%
18. Other Healthcare Support 138 1.89%
19. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 135 1.85%
20. Waiters and Waitresses 134 1.83%

Agawam Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 12,511 54.83%
15-35 hours 3,432 15.04%
1-14 hours 662 2.90%
No regular hours 6,212 27.23%

Agawam Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 462 3.22%
5 AM-5:29 AM 291 2.03%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 534 3.72%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,121 7.81%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,765 12.30%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,012 14.02%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,386 16.62%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,753 12.21%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 871 6.07%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 689 4.80%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 229 1.60%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 139 0.97%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,163 8.10%
4 PM-11:59 PM 940 6.55%

Agawam Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 406 2.83%
5-9 1,919 13.37%
10-14 2,669 18.59%
15-19 2,352 16.38%
20-24 2,891 20.14%
25-29 1,052 7.33%
30-34 1,495 10.41%
35-39 212 1.48%
40-44 280 1.95%
45-59 532 3.71%
60-89 334 2.33%
At least 90 213 1.48%

Agawam Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 28 0.20% 11,261 78.45%
30-44 27 0.19% 1,960 13.65%
45-59 5 0.03% 527 3.67%
At least 60 15 0.10% 532 3.71%

Agawam Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 7 0.05%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,000 6.81%
 Car / truck / van, solo 13,118 89.38%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 16 0.11%
 Public transportation 75 0.51%
 Walked 139 0.95%
 Worked at home 321 2.19%

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Agawam Family Information

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Households (2000): 11,271 (27,418 people)
Families (2000): 7,447 (22,441 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 3,477
People at same address in 1995: 17,344

Agawam Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 660 5.86%
$10,000-$14,999 572 5.07%
$15,000-$19,999 524 4.65%
$20,000-$24,999 510 4.52%
$25,000-$29,999 619 5.49%
$30,000-$34,999 720 6.39%
$35,000-$39,999 713 6.33%
$40,000-$44,999 744 6.60%
$45,000-$49,999 656 5.82%
$50,000-$59,999 1,235 10.96%
$60,000-$74,999 1,540 13.66%
$75,000-$99,999 1,606 14.25%
$100,000-$124,999 696 6.18%
$125,000-$149,999 269 2.39%
$150,000-$199,999 153 1.36%
$200,000 or more 54 0.48%

Agawam Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 3,157 28.04%
 Family, 2 people 3,211 28.52%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 559 4.96%
 Family, 3 people 1,772 15.74%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 52 0.46%
 Family, 4 people 1,635 14.52%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 25 0.22%
 Family, 5 people 597 5.30%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 4 0.04%
 Family, 6 people 185 1.64%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 62 0.55%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Agawam Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 9,192 29.32%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,557 14.53%
Public Assistance 170 0.54%
Retirement 2,027 6.46%
Self Employment 1,126 3.59%
Social Security 3,253 10.38%
Supplemental Security 315 1.00%
Wage / Salary 8,967 28.60%
Other 1,747 5.57%

Agawam Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,468 57.27%
 With children under 18 2,588 42.73%

Agawam Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 889 8.28%
 Married 6,490 60.47%
 Never Married 3,009 28.04%
 Widowed 345 3.21%

Agawam Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,440 11.71%
 Married 6,249 50.81%
 Never Married 2,716 22.08%
 Widowed 1,894 15.40%

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Agawam Education Information

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Agawam Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 754 3.43%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,062 9.37%
 High school diploma or equivalent 7,922 36.02%
 Some college, no degree 4,731 21.51%
 Associate degree 2,023 9.20%
 Bachelors degree 3,191 14.51%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,313 5.97%

Agawam Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 315 1.12% 241 0.86% 556 1.98%
Kindergarten 298 1.06% 38 0.14% 336 1.19%
Grades 1-4 1,370 4.87% 118 0.42% 1,488 5.29%
Grades 5-8 1,333 4.74% 81 0.29% 1,414 5.02%
Grades 9-12 1,235 4.39% 147 0.52% 1,382 4.91%
Undergrad college 871 3.09% 431 1.53% 1,302 4.63%
Graduate or professional school 93 0.33% 115 0.41% 208 0.74%
Total 5,515 19.60% 1,171 4.16% 6,686 23.76%

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Agawam Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 505
Wholesale trade sales (2002): $406,832,000
Retail sales (2002): $207,049,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $22,283,000
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Agawam Public Benefits Information

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Agawam Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 25,769 94.37%
 Below Poverty Level 1,537 5.63%

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Agawam Criminal Information

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Agawam Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 9.159 0.074 0.037 0.372 9.643 0.186 5.733 12.100 2.829 20.849
2000 6.852 0.364 0.000 0.146 7.362 0.146 4.993 11.007 2.588 18.733
2001 2.475 0.318 0.000 0.106 2.900 0.283 7.921 12.023 2.582 22.809
2002 2.457 0.140 0.000 0.246 2.843 0.175 13.512 10.424 2.808 26.919
2003 1.056 0.352 0.000 0.106 1.513 0.211 10.241 9.818 2.463 22.523
2004 1.652 0.211 0.000 0.246 2.109 0.035 9.384 10.895 1.968 22.247
2005 1.191 0.175 0.000 0.140 1.507 0.140 7.219 8.375 2.663 18.257
2006 1.217 0.139 0.000 0.139 1.495 0.209 5.978 7.820 1.529 15.328
2007 1.015 0.140 0.000 0.280 1.435 0.105 4.830 8.680 1.470 14.979

Agawam Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 9 50
2005 8 52
2006 8 52
2007 8 46

Agawam Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 819
2000 716
2001 727
2002 848

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Agawam Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Agawam Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,285 11.67%
10-19 Years 3,557 12.64%
20-29 Years 2,764 9.82%
30-39 Years 4,340 15.42%
40-49 Years 4,654 16.54%
50-59 Years 3,738 13.28%
60-69 Years 2,165 7.69%
70-79 Years 2,038 7.24%
80-89 Years 1,276 4.53%
90+ Years 327 1.16%

Agawam Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,369 47.50%
 Female 14,775 52.50%

Agawam Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 26,871 95.48%
 Hispanic/Latino 514 1.83%
 Asian 272 0.97%
 African-American 249 0.88%
 Multiracial 182 0.65%
 Amerindian 40 0.14%
 Other Race 14 0.05%
 Pacific Islander 2 0.01%

Agawam Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Italian 6,633 19.00%
2. Irish 5,752 16.48%
3. French Non-Basque 4,839 13.86%
4. Polish 3,614 10.35%
5. English 2,984 8.55%
6. French Canadian 2,909 8.33%
7. German 2,143 6.14%
8. United States Or American 1,161 3.33%
9. Scottish 680 1.95%
10. Russian 523 1.50%

Agawam Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 24,304 91.36%
2. French 434 1.63%
3. Italian 427 1.61%
4. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 351 1.32%
5. Polish 238 0.89%
6. Russian 209 0.79%
7. Chinese 117 0.44%
8. Arabic 116 0.44%
9. German 115 0.43%
10. Other Slavic 57 0.21%

Agawam Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 26,642 94.66%
 Naturalized immigrant 967 3.44%
 Not a citizen 535 1.90%

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Agawam Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01001