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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The South Yarmouth Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Barnstable County at latitude 41.6671 and longitude -70.2008. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for South Yarmouth 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 South Yarmouth Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.86 sq. miles.

South Yarmouth Census Designated Place, MA Boundary Map


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South Yarmouth, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 11,058
Population in Households 10,949
Population in Familes 7,978
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density1 1,590
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 5,231
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 2,936
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,764 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,467 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,886 (35.6%)
Median Home Value $250,503
Average Home Value $289,612


Median Household Income $45,100
Average Household Income $58,993
Per Capita Income $27,934
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.07% 0.02%
Households 0.0% 0.04%
Families -0.11% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.


South Yarmouth, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Yarmouth 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 # 83 66th
Population Density1 # 108 56th
Diversity Index2 # 105 57th
Median Household Income # 209 15th
Per Capita Income # 187 24th

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