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Hatfield, Massachusetts
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Hampshire
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Land 2.3 sq mi (6.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 121 ft (37 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,298
 • Density 555.8/sq mi (214.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 01038
Area code(s) 413
FIPS code 25-29230
GNIS feature ID 0609017

Hatfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Hatfield in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 1,298 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Hatfield is located at 42°22′11″N 72°36′20″W / 42.369665°N 72.605426°W / 42.369665; -72.605426 (42.369665, -72.605426).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.2 km2 (2.4 mi2), of which 6.1 km2 (2.3 mi2) is land and 0.2 km2 (0.1 mi2) (2.90%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,298 people, 566 households, and 336 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 214.2/km2 (555.8/mi2). There were 585 housing units at an average density of 96.5/km2 (250.5/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.07% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.77% Asian, 0.85% from other races, and 0.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.23% of the population.

There were 566 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.5% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,281, and the median income for a family was $63,833. Males had a median income of $39,167 versus $31,477 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,145. None of the families and 2.4% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 4.5% of those over 64.

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