Barnstable County MA Information

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  1. Barnstable County 2019 Demographic Data
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Barnstable County MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 226,707
Population in Households 222,573
Population in Familes 169,885
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,134
Population Density2 576
Diversity Index3 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $72,664
Average Household Income $98,706
Per Capita Income $43,425

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 165,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79,487 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,987 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 65,537 (39.7%)
Median Home Value $463,687
Average Home Value $594,491
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 99,474
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 60,733
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.53% 0.26%
Households 0.41% 0.18%
Families 0.36% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

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Barnstable County MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barnstable County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 9 43rd
Population Density # 8 50th
Diversity Index # 13 14th
Median Household Income # 6 64th
Per Capita Income # 4 79th

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