Pocasset, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Pocasset, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Pocasset Census Designated Place had a population of 3,050 as of July 1, 2018. Pocasset ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pocasset is located at latitude 41.687 and longitude -70.6496 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Pocasset Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.68 sq. miles and a water area of 6.11 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Pocasset Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378204) 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 Pocasset Census Designated Place is located within Town of Bourne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barnstable County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pocasset: Pocasset Village.

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Pocasset, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,050
Population in Households 3,033
Population in Familes 2,268
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 829
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $75,860
Average Household Income $102,704
Per Capita Income $47,981


Total Housing Units 2,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,164 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 317 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 931 (38.6%)
Median Home Value $469,286
Average Home Value $592,153


Total Households 1,481
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 856
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 0.82% 0.58%
Households 0.73% 0.53%
Families 1.04% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Pocasset, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pocasset 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 # 154 38th
Population Density # 183 26th
Diversity Index # 183 25th
Median Household Income # 128 48th
Per Capita Income # 71 72nd

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