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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Vineyard Haven Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Dukes County at latitude 41.4575 and longitude -70.6051. Dukes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Vineyard Haven 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 Vineyard Haven Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vineyard Haven: Holmes Hole, Holmes Hole Neck, Homes Hole, Nobnocket, Tisbury.

Vineyard Haven Census Designated Place, MA Boundary Map


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Vineyard Haven, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,356
Population in Households 2,356
Population in Familes 1,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,909
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 1,101
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 578
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,791 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 641 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 459 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 690 (38.5%)
Median Home Value $464,583
Average Home Value $573,520


Median Household Income $59,316
Average Household Income $72,189
Per Capita Income $33,272
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.58% 2.56%
Households 2.68% 2.6%
Families 3.52% 2.56%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.


Vineyard Haven, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vineyard Haven 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 # 175 29th
Population Density1 # 85 66th
Diversity Index2 # 64 74th
Median Household Income # 150 39th
Per Capita Income # 138 44th

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