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West Yarmouth, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The West Yarmouth Census Designated Place had a population of 5,838 as of July 1, 2020.

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.


West Yarmouth, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 5,838 (100%)
Population in Households 5,782 (99.0%)
Population in Families 4,133 (70.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 56 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 873
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $63,026
Average Household Income $89,795
% of Income for Mortgage4 22%
Per Capita Income $41,437
Wealth Index5 110


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,962 (37.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 726 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,572 (48.9%)
Median Home Value $338,585
Average Home Value $468,721
Housing Affordability Index3 106


Total Households 2,689
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 1,513
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.29% -0.42%
Households -0.35% -0.47%
Families -0.45% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.33%


West Yarmouth, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Yarmouth to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 110 56th
Population Density # 178 28th
Median Household Income # 186 24th
Housing Affordability Index # 117 48th
Per Capita Income # 127 49th
Diversity Index # 87 65th

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