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East Falmouth, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The East Falmouth Census Designated Place had a population of 6,279 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for East Falmouth is located at latitude 41.5682 and longitude -70.5574 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the East Falmouth Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.85 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The East Falmouth Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378012) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Falmouth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Falmouth: Sokones, Succonusset.

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East Falmouth, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,279
Population in Households 6,274
Population in Familes 4,858
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,154
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 2,834
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,782
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,292 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 543 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,037 (41.8%)
Median Home Value $338,143
Average Home Value $414,921


Median Household Income $58,152
Average Household Income $72,561
Per Capita Income $32,588
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.72%
Households 0.96% 0.81%
Families 0.97% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 100 59th
Population Density1 # 146 41st
Diversity Index2 # 99 60th
Median Household Income # 166 32nd
Per Capita Income # 146 41st

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