North Eastham, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Eastham, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The North Eastham Census Designated Place had a population of 1,974 as of July 1, 2015. North Eastham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Eastham is located at latitude 41.8333 and longitude -70.0038 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the North Eastham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.44 sq. miles and a water area of 8.51 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The North Eastham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378182) 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.

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

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

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North Eastham, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,974
Population in Households 1,974
Population in Familes 1,496
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 575
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 984
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 603
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 2,906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 846 (29.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 ( 4.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,922 (66.1%)
Median Home Value $419,495
Average Home Value $481,302


Median Household Income $62,738
Average Household Income $74,152
Per Capita Income $36,100
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.71% 1.39%
Households 2.02% 1.48%
Families 1.66% 1.42%
Median Household Income   4.02%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.


North Eastham, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Eastham 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 # 192 22nd
Population Density1 # 210 14th
Diversity Index2 # 211 14th
Median Household Income # 150 39th
Per Capita Income # 113 54th

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