West Yarmouth, MA Profile: Facts & Data

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West Yarmouth, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The West Yarmouth Census Designated Place had a population of 5,946 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for West Yarmouth is located at latitude 41.6501 and longitude -70.2411 in Barnstable County. The formal boundaries for the West Yarmouth Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.68 sq. miles and a water area of 2.41 sq. miles. Barnstable County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The West Yarmouth Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378040) 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 West Yarmouth Census Designated Place is located within Town of Yarmouth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barnstable County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Yarmouth: West Yarmouth Village.

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West Yarmouth, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Yarmouth, MA Housing Affordability Index is 91
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

West Yarmouth, MA Wealth Index is 118
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 5,946
Population in Households 5,890
Population in Familes 4,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density 889
Diversity Index1 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,161
Average Household Income $89,346
Per Capita Income $41,072
Wealth Index3 118

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,923 (36.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 802 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,539 (48.2%)
Median Home Value $346,262
Housing Affordability Index2 91
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,726
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 1,543
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 -0.12% -0.16%
Households -0.24% -0.27%
Families -0.28% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

West Yarmouth, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Yarmouth 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 # 107 57th
Population Density # 174 30th
Diversity Index # 79 68th
Median Household Income # 178 28th
Per Capita Income # 126 49th

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