Monument Beach, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Monument Beach, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Monument Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 2,779 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Monument Beach is located at latitude 41.7189 and longitude -70.6 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Monument Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.89 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Monument Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378173) 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 Monument Beach 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 Monument Beach: Monumet Beach.

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Monument Beach, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,779
Population in Households 2,779
Population in Familes 2,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,081
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,241
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 807
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,030 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $292,166
Average Home Value $320,744


Median Household Income $70,050
Average Household Income $80,222
Per Capita Income $36,029
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 0.09%
Households 0.12% 0.18%
Families 0.09% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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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Monument Beach, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monument Beach 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 # 161 34th
Population Density1 # 153 38th
Diversity Index2 # 174 30th
Median Household Income # 113 54th
Per Capita Income # 115 53rd

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