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Granby, Massachusetts
Location in Hampshire County in Massachusetts
Location in Hampshire County in Massachusetts
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Hampshire
Town Granby
 • Total 3.48 sq mi (9.01 km2)
 • Land 3.47 sq mi (9.00 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
312 ft (95 m)
 • Total 1,368
 • Density 394/sq mi (152.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 413
FIPS code 25-26500
GNIS feature ID 0609013

Granby is a census-designated place (CDP) comprising the main village in the town of Granby in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States. The population of the CDP was 1,368 at the 2010 census, out of a total town population of 6,240. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Granby is located at 42°15′29″N 72°31′18″W / 42.25806°N 72.52167°W / 42.25806; -72.52167 (42.258128, -72.52186).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.0 km² (3.5 mi²), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,344 people, 530 households, and 357 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 149.5/km2 (386.8/mi2). There were 541 housing units at an average density of 60.2/km2 (155.7/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.43% White, 0.67% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.04% from other races, and 1.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.31% of the population.

There were 530 households, out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 21.7% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,250, and the median income for a family was $59,960. Males had a median income of $40,611 versus $31,964 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,631. None of the families and 1.5% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 3.0% of those over 64.

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