Northwest Harwich CDP, MA Profile: Facts & Data

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Northwest Harwich CDP, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Northwest Harwich Census Designated Place had a population of 4,121 as of July 1, 2019. Northwest Harwich CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Northwest Harwich CDP is located at latitude 41.6916 and longitude -70.1026 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Northwest Harwich Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.98 sq. miles and a water area of 1.57 sq. miles.

The Northwest Harwich Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378190) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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


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Northwest Harwich CDP, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Northwest Harwich CDP, MA Housing Affordability Index is 74
State of Massachusetts Housing Affordability Index is 87
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Northwest Harwich CDP, MA Wealth Index is 140
State of Massachusetts Wealth Index is 139
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,121
Population in Households 3,984
Population in Familes 3,053
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density 516
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,089
Average Household Income $93,586
Per Capita Income $40,416
Wealth Index3 140

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,460 (41.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 311 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,712 (49.2%)
Median Home Value $481,119
Housing Affordability Index2 74
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,771
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,088
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.52% 0.3%
Households 0.39% 0.2%
Families 0.26% 0.15%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Northwest Harwich CDP, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northwest Harwich CDP to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 134 46th
Population Density # 225 9th
Diversity Index # 119 52nd
Median Household Income # 150 39th
Per Capita Income # 131 47th

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