Northampton is located in west Massachusetts. Northampton is part of Hampshire County. Northampton has 34.24 square miles of land area and 1.51 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Northampton population is 28,637, which has shrunk 1.18% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.85% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Northampton median household income is $58,179 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.16% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.34% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Northampton median house value is $280,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 93.85% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 77.65% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Northampton is close to the state average in quality. The Northampton area code is 413.