Economic Indicators

Downtown Northampton Economic Indicators

These economic indicators, compiled by Economic Development Director Terry Masterson, offer statistics and data trends on the health and vibrancy of downtown Northampton. These measures are important ways for us to work towards improving the attractiveness and vitality of our downtown. Data collection and analysis began in March 2016, references are cited when applicable. Numbers of businesses are an estimate. Only first floor retail is included, however all of Thorne's Marketplace is included. These economic indicators will be updated annually.

The boundary lines used in the report include:

West: Smith College Gates
East: Market and Hawley Streets
North: Center and King Streets and Allan Place
South: Pleasant and Holyoke Streets