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Sandwich, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Sandwich Census Designated Place had a population of 3,091 as of July 1, 2016. Sandwich ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Sandwich is located at latitude 41.7571 and longitude -70.498 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Sandwich Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Sandwich Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378216) 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 Sandwich Census Designated Place is located within Town of Sandwich, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barnstable County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sandwich population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandwich: Aquetnet, Sandwich Village.


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Sandwich, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,091
Population in Households 2,989
Population in Familes 2,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density1 854
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,471
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 823
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,924 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,045 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 426 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 453 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $410,789
Average Home Value $470,239
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,617
Average Household Income $101,353
Per Capita Income $48,290
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.61%
Households 0.6% 0.58%
Families 0.29% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Sandwich, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandwich to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 151 39th
Population Density1 # 178 28th
Diversity Index2 # 228 8th
Median Household Income # 74 70th
Per Capita Income # 53 79th

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