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Pocasset, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Pocasset Census Designated Place had a population of 3,012 as of July 1, 2017. Pocasset 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 Pocasset is located at latitude 41.687 and longitude -70.6496 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Pocasset Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.68 sq. miles and a water area of 6.11 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Pocasset Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378204) 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 Pocasset Census Designated Place is located within Town of Bourne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barnstable County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pocasset population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pocasset: Pocasset Village.


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Pocasset, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,012
Daytime Population: Workers 1,125
Daytime Population: Residents 1,364
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,489
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 2,996
Population in Familes 2,221
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 819
Diversity Index3 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,887
Average Household Income $94,661
Per Capita Income $44,752

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,125 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 355 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,015 (40.7%)
Median Home Value $421,181
Average Home Value $527,711
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,480
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 854
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.76% 0.74%
Households 0.82% 0.71%
Families 1.15% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Pocasset, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pocasset to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 154 38th
Population Density # 185 25th
Diversity Index # 187 24th
Median Household Income # 134 46th
Per Capita Income # 74 70th

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