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