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Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Buzzards Bay Census Designated Place had a population of 3,956 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Buzzards Bay is located at latitude 41.7542 and longitude -70.6163 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Buzzards Bay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 1.02 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Buzzards Bay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377998) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Buzzards Bay Census Designated Place is located within Town of Bourne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barnstable County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buzzards Bay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Buzzards Bay, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,956
Population in Households 2,799
Population in Familes 2,099
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,157
Population Density1 2,068
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,263
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 740
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 884 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 379 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 446 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $286,420
Average Home Value $340,498
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,752
Average Household Income $66,908
Per Capita Income $27,044
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.32%
Households 0.45% 0.44%
Families 0.57% 0.4%
Median Household Income   -0.57%
Per Capita Income   0.92%
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.

Buzzards Bay, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buzzards Bay to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 138 44th
Population Density1 # 78 69th
Diversity Index2 # 157 37th
Median Household Income # 205 17th
Per Capita Income # 205 17th

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