Sandwich, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Sandwich, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Sandwich Census Designated Place had a population of 3,075 as of July 1, 2018. Sandwich 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 Sandwich is located at latitude 41.7571 and longitude -70.498 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the Sandwich Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Sandwich Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378216) 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 Sandwich Census Designated Place is located within Town of Sandwich, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barnstable County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandwich: Aquetnet, Sandwich Village.

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


Total Population 3,075
Population in Households 2,969
Population in Familes 2,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 850
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $86,263
Average Household Income $116,630
Per Capita Income $55,124


Total Housing Units 1,859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,070 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 384 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 405 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $460,748
Average Home Value $526,682


Total Households 1,454
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 811
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 0.45% 0.3%
Households 0.31% 0.16%
Families 0.04% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Sandwich, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandwich 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 # 153 38th
Population Density # 181 27th
Diversity Index # 228 8th
Median Household Income # 80 68th
Per Capita Income # 46 82nd

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