Agawam is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 28,613 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Agawam is the 61st largest community in Massachusetts.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Agawam is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Agawam is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Agawam who work in office and administrative support (11.36%), management occupations (10.43%), and sales jobs (9.44%).
Also of interest is that Agawam has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Agawam citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.17% of adults in Agawam have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Agawam in 2018 was $37,405, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,620 for a family of four. However, Agawam contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Agawam home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Agawam residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Agawam include Irish, Italian, Polish, French, and English.
The most common language spoken in Agawam is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.