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East Falmouth, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

East Falmouth is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the East Falmouth Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Barnstable County at latitude 41.5784 and longitude -70.5586. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The formal boundaries for the East Falmouth Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.85 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Falmouth: Sokones, Succonusset.

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East Falmouth, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,247
Population in Households 6,242
Population in Familes 4,839
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,148
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 2,817
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,781
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,277 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 540 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,081 (42.5%)
Median Home Value $324,586
Average Home Value $398,298


Median Household Income $55,233
Average Household Income $73,057
Per Capita Income $32,788
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.8% 0.66%
Households 1.04% 0.76%
Families 1.19% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   3.21%
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.


East Falmouth, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Falmouth to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 101 59th
Population Density1 # 147 40th
Diversity Index2 # 98 60th
Median Household Income # 169 31st
Per Capita Income # 142 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.