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North Falmouth, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

North Falmouth is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the North Falmouth Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Barnstable County at latitude 41.6459 and longitude -70.6184. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The formal boundaries for the North Falmouth Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.9 sq. miles and a water area of 2.72 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for North Falmouth: North Falmouth Village.

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North Falmouth, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Falmouth 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 # 148 40th
Population Density1 # 184 25th
Diversity Index2 # 192 21st
Median Household Income # 63 75th
Per Capita Income # 42 83rd

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North Falmouth, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,154
Population in Households 3,057
Population in Familes 2,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density1 807
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,408
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 938
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,207 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 ( 7.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,271 (47.4%)
Median Home Value $431,303
Average Home Value $528,459


Median Household Income $82,174
Average Household Income $106,503
Per Capita Income $47,623
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.53% 0.51%
Households 0.8% 0.62%
Families 0.74% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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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