Dukes County MA Information

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Dukes County Subdivisions

Dukes County MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 17,126
Population in Households 16,983
Population in Familes 12,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 143
Population Density1 166
Diversity Index2 30
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,714
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 4,382
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,996 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,214 (29.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,500 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,282 (57.1%)
Median Home Value $557,705
Average Home Value $634,014
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,984
Average Household Income $86,677
Per Capita Income $39,042
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 1.0%
Households 0.88% 1.09%
Families 0.72% 1.01%
Median Household Income   3.53%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
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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Dukes County MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dukes County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents 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 # 13 14th
Population Density1 # 12 21st
Diversity Index2 # 11 29th
Median Household Income # 7 57th
Per Capita Income # 4 79th

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

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