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Population (year 2000): 39,838. Estimated population in July 2005: 39,958 (+0.3% change)
Males: 18,664 (46.8%), Females: 21,174 (53.2%)

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Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $30,441 (year 2000)
Median house value: $105,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Holyoke:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.0%)
  • Hispanic (41.4%)
  • Other race (26.4%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (17.2%), Polish (10.1%), French (9.8%), French Canadian (6.0%), German (4.7%), English (4.0%).

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Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 21.3 square miles

Holyoke,

For population 25 years and over in Holyoke

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holyoke city

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

5.4% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.6% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,881 (-8.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (3.3 miles Chicopee, pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (100.8 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (136.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (3.3 miles Chicopee, Hadley, MA South (5.1 miles MA Easthampton, (5.3 miles Springfield, MA (6.4 miles West MA (7.5 miles Southampton, MA Granby, (8.0 miles .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $162,100

Latitude: 42.20 N, Longitude: 72.62 W

Area code: 413


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.2%), Manufacturing (16.5%), Retail trade (12.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,440 (+18.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,513 (44.9%)


 

Crime in Holyoke by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 8 4 5 3 4 3
    per 100,000 20.1 10.0 12.6 7.5 10.0 7.5
Rapes 29 23 38 35 44 54
    per 100,000 72.8 57.7 95.4 87.9 110.4 135.5
Robberies 102 95 125 92 92 77
    per 100,000 256.0 238.5 313.8 230.9 230.9 193.3
Assaults 268 338 424 332 341 373
    per 100,000 672.7 848.4 1064.3 833.4 856.0 936.3
Burglaries 418 486 608 433 537 492
    per 100,000 1049.2 1219.9 1526.2 1086.9 1348.0 1235.0
Thefts 1,743 1,622 2,065 2,049 1,985 1,804
    per 100,000 4375.2 4071.5 5183.5 5143.3 4982.7 4528.3
Auto thefts 242 204 244 402 300 262
    per 100,000 607.5 512.1 612.5 1009.1 753.0 657.7
557.6 563.6 720.9 641.2 648.6 627.2


Average climate in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Holyoke,

Holyoke-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Holyoke city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/13/1971, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Paul Azinger - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 1/6/60).


Hospitals/medical centers in Holyoke:
  • HOLYOKE HOSPITAL INC (575 BEECH ST)
  • SOLDIERS HOME OF HOLYOKE (CHERRY ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Holyoke:
  • BAYSTATE MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL, INC (about 7 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA)
  • PARK VIEW SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Holyoke:
  • BARNES MUNI (about 7 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; ID: BAF)
  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 7 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; ID: CEF)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 19 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Holyoke:
  • NORTHAMPTON (about 8 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; ID: 7B2)
  • SKYLARK AIRPARK (about 21 miles; WAREHOUSE POINT, CT; ID: 7B6)
  • SIMSBURY (about 23 miles; SIMSBURY, CT; ID: 4B9)

Amtrak stations near Holyoke:
  • 8 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 85 $415,698 $58,686 10 $5,900
Gas Supply 62 $277,131 $53,638 2 $1,417
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1079 $3,833,882 $42,638 94 $95,955
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 435 $893,367 $24,644 93 $108,942
Local Libraries 5 $13,021 $31,250 15 $13,459
Other and Unallocable 49 $126,207 $30,907 2 $4,525
Solid Waste Management 15 $43,231 $34,584 0 $0
Financial Administration 29 $85,108 $35,217 0 $0
Other Government Administration 17 $45,433 $32,070 17 $29,309
Judicial and Legal 5 $18,739 $44,973 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 129 $748,500 $69,627 6 $2,914
Police - Other 24 $64,928 $32,464 6 $6,038
Firefighters 126 $494,324 $47,078 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,312 $39,744 0 $0
Streets and Highways 22 $67,817 $36,991 0 $0
Welfare 15 $36,478 $29,182 3 $4,012
Health 14 $30,325 $25,992 1 $1,581
Sewerage 28 $93,015 $39,863 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 15 $36,478 $29,182 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9 $28,049 $37,398 0 $0
Natural Resources 3 $8,765 $35,060 0 $0
Water Supply 43 $67,766 $18,911 0 $0
Totals for Government 2210 $7,431,574 $40,352 249 $274,051


College/University in Holyoke:
  • HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,747; Location: 303 HOMESTEAD AVE; Public; Website: www.hcc.mass.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Holyoke:
  • MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE (about 4 miles; SOUTH HADLEY, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,029)
  • SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE (about 8 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,176)
  • SPRINGFIELD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,026)
  • SMITH COLLEGE (about 8 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • WESTERN NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE (about 10 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 3,285)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST (about 12 miles; AMHERST, MA; FT enrollment: 21,468)
  • WESTFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; WESTFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,058)
Public high schools in Holyoke:
  • HOLYOKE HIGH (Students: 1,263; Location: 500 BEECH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WM J DEAN VOC TECH HIGH (Students: 767; Location: 1045 MAIN STREET; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high school in Holyoke:
  • HOLYOKE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 91 CHESTNUT STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Holyoke:
  • DR WM R PECK MIDDLE (Students: 826; Location: 1916 NORTHAMPTON STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • KELLY ELEM (Students: 610; Location: 216 WEST STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
  • MAURICE A DONAHUE ELEM (Students: 606; Location: WHITING FARMS RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LT CLAYRE SULLIVAN ELEM (Students: 593; Location: 400 JARVIS AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • E N WHITE ELEM (Students: 534; Location: ONE JEFFERSON STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MORGAN ELEM (Students: 502; Location: 596 SOUTH BRIDGE STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LAWRENCE ELEM (Students: 481; Location: 156 CABOT STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LT ELMER J MCMAHON ELEM (Students: 423; Location: 75 KANE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JOHN J LYNCH MIDDLE (Students: 398; Location: 1575 NORTHAMPTON STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOSEPH METCALF PRESCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: 2019 NORTHAMPTON STREET; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Holyoke:
  • MATER DOLOROSA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 25 MAPLE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FIRST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 1810 NORTHAMPTON STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 261 CHESTNUT STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HOLYOKE STREET SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 130 RACE STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
  • N E A R I (Students: 27; Location: 70 NORTH SUMMER ST.; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Holyoke:
  • HOLYOKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $555,517; Location: 335 MAPLE ST.; 52,036 books; 873 audio materials; 3,644 video materials; 217 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Holyoke: Mount Tom Ski and Recreation Area (A), Ward 1 Pool (B), Ward 2 Pool (C), Ward 4 Pool (D), Wyckoff Park Country Clubv (E), Hampden Plaza (F), Holyoke Country Club (G), Holyoke Heights Plaza (H), Holyoke Mini-Mall (I), Holyoke Community College Library (J), Holyoke Public Library (K), YMCA (L), Wistariahurst Museum (M).

Shopping Centers: Lincoln Plaza Shopping Center (1), South Street Mall Shopping Center (2), Stop and Shop Plaza Shopping Center (3), Holyoke Crossing Shopping Center (4), Holyoke Heights Plaza Shopping Center (5), Holyoke Mall (6), Holyoke Mall Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Holyoke include: United Congregational Church (A), True Deliverance Church of God (B), Christian Celebration Center (C), Christian Pentecostal Church (D), Church of God (E), Salvation Army (F), Saint Peters Lutheran Church (G), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Forestdale Cemetery West (2), Forestdale Cemetery (3), Saint Jerome Cemetery (4), Rock Valley Cemetery (5).

Lakes and reservoirs: Snake Pond (A), High Service Reservoir (B), Wright Pond (C), Clear Pond (D), Ashley Pond (E), Ashley Cutoff (F), Connor Reservoir (G), Cedar Pond (H).

Parks in Holyoke include: Hampden Park (1), Kenny Park (2), Deroy Park (3), MacKenzie Field (4), Roberts Field (5), Mitchell Field (6), Mount Tom State Reservation (7), Riverside P (8), Pilsuoski Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Holyoke compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Holyoke:
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WMAS (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WACM (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. GOIS)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHMP (1400 AM; 1 kW; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holyoke:
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WEIB (106.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: CUTTING EDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WTCC (90.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SPRINGFIELD TECH. COMM. COLLEGE)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; TURNERS FALLS, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Holyoke:
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)

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