Ware, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Ware, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Ware Census Designated Place had a population of 6,144 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Ware is located at latitude 42.2501 and longitude -72.2477 in Hampshire County. The formal boundaries for the Ware Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Hampshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 423 feet.

The Ware Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378359) 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 Ware Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ware, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hampshire County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ware: Equivalent Lands, Ware Village.

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


Total Population 6,144
Population in Households 6,137
Population in Familes 4,609
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 994
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $47,682
Average Household Income $63,015
Per Capita Income $26,909


Total Housing Units 3,030 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,358 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,250 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 421 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $191,971
Average Home Value $232,167


Total Households 2,609
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,551
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 -0.05% 0.06%
Households -0.16% -0.02%
Families -0.15% -0.03%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Ware, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ware 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 # 104 58th
Population Density # 160 35th
Diversity Index # 108 57th
Median Household Income # 226 9th
Per Capita Income # 219 11th

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