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Monument Beach, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Monument Beach Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Barnstable County at latitude 41.7189 and longitude -70.6. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The formal official name is the Monument Beach Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Monument Beach, Massachusetts.

The U5 Census Class Code for Monument Beach indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monument Beach: Monumet Beach.

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Monument Beach, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,779
Population in Households 2,779
Population in Familes 2,221
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,081
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,239
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 809
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,027 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 319 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $279,381
Average Home Value $303,728


Median Household Income $64,889
Average Household Income $78,718
Per Capita Income $35,304
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.09% 0.03%
Households 0.11% 0.1%
Families 0.18% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   3.19%
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.


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, 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 # 160 35th
Population Density1 # 153 38th
Diversity Index2 # 170 30th
Median Household Income # 123 50th
Per Capita Income # 119 52nd

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