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 4,105 as of July 1, 2018. 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 41.6936 and longitude -70.1053 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Northwest Harwich Census Designated Place (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 4,105
Population in Households 3,967
Population in Familes 3,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density2 514
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $75,512
Average Household Income $105,156
Per Capita Income $46,093


Total Housing Units 3,465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,424 (41.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 341 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,700 (49.1%)
Median Home Value $486,585
Average Home Value $647,754


Total Households 1,765
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,084
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.53% 0.32%
Households 0.4% 0.24%
Families 0.25% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.86%

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, 2018 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 # 129 48th
Per Capita Income # 82 67th

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