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Easthampton is a town in Hampshire County, in the Springfield metro area.
The community was named for its location east of Northampton and Southampton
The latitude of Easthampton is 42.266N. The longitude is -72.669W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 161 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,340.
Home to Williston Northampton prep school
Sections below provide additional information and links about Easthampton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hampshire County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Springfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01027 ZIP code.
7% of Easthampton residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Easthampton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Easthampton was $21,922, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Easthampton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Easthampton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $506. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,101.
Libraries in Easthampton include Emily Williston Memorial Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Easthampton workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Easthampton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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