Harwich Center CDP, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harwich Center CDP, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Harwich Center Census Designated Place had a population of 1,897 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Harwich Center CDP is located at latitude 41.6922 and longitude -70.0695 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Harwich Center Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

The Harwich Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378028) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harwich Center CDP 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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Harwich Center CDP, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,897
Population in Households 1,875
Population in Familes 1,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 844
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 890
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 536
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 677 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 384 (30.1%)
Median Home Value $436,131
Average Home Value $502,142


Median Household Income $60,677
Average Household Income $85,429
Per Capita Income $39,437
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.69%
Households 0.81% 0.67%
Families 1.45% 0.66%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Harwich Center CDP, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harwich Center CDP 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 # 194 22nd
Population Density1 # 180 27th
Diversity Index2 # 136 45th
Median Household Income # 160 35th
Per Capita Income # 107 57th

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