South Chatham, MA 02659 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02659: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Chatham, MA 02659

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 66
  • Single Family Addresses: 473
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Barnstable County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.68, Longitude -70.021
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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South Chatham, MA 02659 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,234
Population in Households 1,234
Population in Familes 939
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 566
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 575
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 462 (34.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 780 (57.6%)
Median Home Value $526,144
Average Home Value $607,089


Median Household Income $56,561
Average Household Income $78,232
Per Capita Income $36,453
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.29%
Households 0.2% 0.24%
Families 0.18% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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 Chatham, MA 02659 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02659 to the other 515 ZIP Codes 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 # 452 12th
Population Density1 # 303 41st
Diversity Index2 # 376 27th
Median Household Income # 399 23rd
Per Capita Income # 287 44th

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