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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Housing
    C+
  3. Nightlife
    A
  4. Good for Families
    A-
  5. Diversity
    B
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    C-
  8. Cost of Living
    C
  9. Health & Fitness
    A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    A
  11. Commute
    A
Hampshire County is located in Massachusetts with a population of 161,159. Hampshire County is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. In Hampshire County, most residents own their homes. In Hampshire County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Hampshire County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Hampshire County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$277,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,083
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Hampshire County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    226.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    45.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    27
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    231.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    906.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    41.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    23%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Hampshire County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$67,044
National
$55,322

Hampshire County Reviews

1 review
I grew up here but have not had much oppurtunity to establish a career yet. I love the rural landscape and the wide access to green spaces.
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