West Wareham, MA Profile: Facts & Data

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West Wareham, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The West Wareham Census Designated Place had a population of 2,088 as of July 1, 2018. West Wareham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 West Wareham is located at latitude 41.7917 and longitude -70.7579 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the West Wareham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 62 feet.

The West Wareham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378039) 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 Wareham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wareham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Plymouth County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Wareham: Tremont.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,088
Population in Households 2,088
Population in Familes 1,605
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 560
Diversity Index3 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,500
Average Household Income $72,131
Per Capita Income $32,514

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 789 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $193,684
Average Home Value $253,014
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 949
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 563
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% 0.27%
Households 0.01% 0.15%
Families 0.09% 0.11%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   3.43%

West Wareham, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Wareham 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 # 188 24th
Population Density # 215 13th
Diversity Index # 63 75th
Median Household Income # 196 21st
Per Capita Income # 182 26th

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