Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area MA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 223,413
Population in Households 219,421
Population in Familes 167,596
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,992
Population Density1 567
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 98,729
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 60,282
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 165,733 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75,129 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,600 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 67,004 (40.4%)
Median Home Value $417,311
Average Home Value $500,041


Median Household Income $62,314
Average Household Income $88,327
Per Capita Income $39,381
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.52%
Households 0.49% 0.49%
Families 0.42% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.