Dukes County MA Information


Dukes County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,575
Population in Households 17,470
Population in Familes 12,664
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density1 170
Diversity Index2 33


Median Household Income $71,169
Average Household Income $101,706
Per Capita Income $45,440


Total Housing Units 17,976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,861 (27.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,991 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,124 (56.3%)
Median Home Value $692,016
Average Home Value $834,422


Total Households 7,852
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 4,475
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.74% 0.66%
Households 0.77% 0.66%
Families 0.71% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.96%


Dukes County MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dukes County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents 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 # 13 14th
Population Density # 12 21st
Diversity Index # 11 29th
Median Household Income # 7 57th
Per Capita Income # 4 79th

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