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Dennis Port, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Dennis Port Census Designated Place had a population of 3,218 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dennis Port is located at latitude 41.6681 and longitude -70.137 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Dennis Port Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Dennis Port Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378006) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Dennis Port Census Designated Place is located within Town of Dennis, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barnstable County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dennis Port population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dennis Port: Dennisport.

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Dennis Port, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,218
Daytime Population: Workers 1,387
Daytime Population: Residents 1,300
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,687
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 3,210
Population in Familes 2,101
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,062
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $47,005
Average Household Income $71,116
Per Capita Income $36,277


Total Housing Units 5,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 894 (17.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 725 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,490 (68.3%)
Median Home Value $347,348
Average Home Value $382,338


Total Households 1,620
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 778
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.22%
Households 0.25% 0.22%
Families -0.16% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Dennis Port, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dennis Port to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 149 40th
Population Density # 156 37th
Diversity Index # 84 66th
Median Household Income # 216 13th
Per Capita Income # 142 43rd

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