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Dennis Port, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Dennis Port Census Designated Place had a population of 3,232 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dennis Port is located at latitude 41.6681 and longitude -70.137 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Dennis Port Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Dennis Port Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378006) 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 Dennis Port Census Designated Place is located within Town of Dennis, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barnstable County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dennis Port: Dennisport.

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Dennis Port, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,232
Population in Households 3,224
Population in Familes 2,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,067
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 1,618
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 781
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 898 (17.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 719 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,484 (68.3%)
Median Home Value $336,891
Average Home Value $367,964


Median Household Income $43,894
Average Household Income $67,161
Per Capita Income $34,130
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.34%
Households 0.27% 0.28%
Families -0.12% 0.25%
Median Household Income   -0.45%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
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.

Dennis Port, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dennis Port 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 # 147 41st
Population Density1 # 156 37th
Diversity Index2 # 83 66th
Median Household Income # 223 10th
Per Capita Income # 150 39th

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