Siasconset, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Siasconset, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Siasconset Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Nantucket County at latitude 41.2653 and longitude -69.973. Nantucket County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Siasconset 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 Siasconset Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Siasconset: Oggawame, Sconset, 'Sconset, Seconset, Siasconsett, Sweseckechi.

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


Total Population 201
Population in Households 199
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 95
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 ( 8.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 ( 2.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 847 (89.3%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $975,962


Median Household Income $77,047
Average Household Income $91,731
Per Capita Income $41,184
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.46% 0.39%
Households -0.68% 0.58%
Families 3.76% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Siasconset, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Siasconset 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 # 240 2nd
Population Density1 # 243 1st
Diversity Index2 # 157 36th
Median Household Income # 79 68th
Per Capita Income # 71 71st

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