Barnstable Town, Massachusetts

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Population in July 2007: 47,607.
Males: 22,761  (47.8%)
Females: 24,846  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Massachusetts median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 02632.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,597 (it was $46,811 in 2000)
Barnstable Town:

$72,597
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,097 (it was $25,554 in 2000)

Barnstable Town city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $384,425 (it was $170,600 in 2000)
Barnstable Town:

$384,425
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $478,893; detached houses: $496,570; townhouses or other attached units: $364,339; in 2-unit structures: $543,046; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $365,806; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $227,982; mobile homes: $52,082
March 2019 cost of living index in Barnstable Town: 127.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Barnstable Town, MA (2000)
    • 43,44390.8%White alone
    • 1,2712.7%Black alone
    • 1,0402.2%Two or more races
    • 8121.7%Hispanic
    • 5971.2%Other race alone
    • 3840.8%Asian alone
    • 2570.5%American Indian alone
    • 170.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Barnstable Town detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Irish (28.2%), English (17.7%), Italian (11.1%), German (7.9%), French (6.4%), United States (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 60.0 square miles.

Population density: 793 people per square mile   (low).

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts map

3,322 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 2.3% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% North America).

This city:

6.9%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Barnstable Town city:

1.1% ($1,936)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (30.0 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (59.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (191.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

West Yarmouth, MA (2.4 miles ),
East Sandwich, MA (2.6 miles ),
Mashpee Neck, MA (2.6 miles ),
Yarmouth, MA (2.7 miles ),
Yarmouth Port, MA (2.7 miles ),
Popponesset Island, MA (2.8 miles),
Mashpee, MA (2.8 miles ),
South Yarmouth, MA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.66 N, Longitude: 70.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,763 (+5.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,147 (54.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Barnstable Town, MA in 2017

Property values in Barnstable Town, MA

Barnstable Town satellite photo by USGS

Barnstable Town tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Barnstable Town, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.8%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Barnstable Town, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Barnstable Town-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.3 miles away from Barnstable Town center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 176.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 259.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from Barnstable Town center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 216.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barnstable County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Barnstable Town topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Barnstable Town:

  • CENTERVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CENTERVILLE, MA)
  • CAPE REGENCY, A RADIUS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CENTERVILLE, MA)
  • PAVILION , THE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYANNIS, MA)
  • CAPE COD HOSP EXTD CARE COMMUN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYANNIS, MA)
  • CAPE REGENCY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BARNSTABLE, MA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; HYANNIS, MA)
  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF CAPE COD (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HYANNIS, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barnstable Town:

  • Cape Cod Community College (about 3 miles; West Barnstable, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,491)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 34 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 39 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Bristol Community College (about 40 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 44 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 47 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Roger Williams University (about 47 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)

Private high school in Barnstable Town:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 131, Location: 979 MARY DUNN RD, Grades: PK-12)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Barnstable Town: Maraspin Creek Entrance Light (A), Yarmouth Campgrounds (B), Capetown Plaza (C), Barnstable County Fairgrounds (D), Benjamin Marstons Mill Site (E), Barnstable Municipal Airport Aero Light (F), West Barnstable Station (G), Centerville - Osterville- Marstons Mills Fire District Marston Mills (H), Hyannis Fire Department (I), West Barnstable Fire Department (J), Centerville - Osterville - Marstons Mills Fire District Centerville Headquarters (K), Barnstable Fire Department (L), Centerville - Osterville - Marstons Mills Fire District Osterville (M), Cotuit Fire District (N), Donald G Trayer Museum (O), Osterville Free Library (P), Sandy Neck Light (Q), Old Parsonage (R), Sturgis Library (S), Barnstable County Court House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Airport Shopping Center (1), Capetown Shopping Center (2), Centerville Shopping Center (3), All Cape Shopping Center Picture Pond Plaza (4), Cape Cod Mall (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Barnstable Town include: Covenant On The Rock Family Church (A), Saint Marys Church (B), West Parrish Church (C), Saint Judes Chapel (D), Saint Francis Xavier Church (E), Osterville Baptist Church (F), Assembleia De Deus (G), South Congregational Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Neck Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Saint Francis Xaviers Cemetery (3), Beechwood Cemetery (4), East Barnstable Cemetery (5), Lothrop Hill Cemetery (6), Crocker Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Mill Pond (A), West Pond (B), Naomi Pond (C), North Pond (D), Small Pond (E), Scudder Bay (F), Wequaquet Lake (G), Spruce Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Rendezvous Creek (A), Scorton Creek (B), Spring Creek (C), Snows Creek (D), Through Creek (E), Wells Creek (F), Smith Creek (G), Marstons Mill River (H), Halls Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Barnstable Town include: John F Kennedy Memorial (1), Kennedy Compound (2), Lowell Park (3), Veterans Memorial Park (4), Kalmus Park Beach (5), Bodfish Park (6), Town of Barnstable Public Lands (7), Sampsons Island Sanctuary (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Wianno Beach (A), Dowses Beach (B), Keyes Memorial Beach (C), Kalmus Park Beach (D), Lewis Bay Beach (E), Veterans Park Beach (F), Kalmas Park Beach (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Barnstable County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

4.0%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Barnstable Town in 2000:

  • 328 people in nursing homes
  • 266 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 255 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 98 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 95 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 69 people in other group homes
  • 52 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 24 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Barnstable Town:

Marital status in Barnstable Town, MA
  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Barnstable Town:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Barnstable Town, MA (based on Barnstable County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,37018
Mainline Protestant18,16568
Evangelical Protestant5,28146
Other4,73432
Orthodox8103
None100,528-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 68
Barnstable County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
This county:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Barnstable County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 413
Barnstable County:

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Barnstable County:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

19.6%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Barnstable Town government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,833,000 ($185.54)
    Regular Highways: $7,253,000 ($152.35)
    Air Transportation: $6,160,000 ($129.39)
    Water Utilities: $3,039,000 ($63.84)
    General: $1,742,000 ($36.59)
    General Public Buildings: $1,200,000 ($25.21)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $81,195,000 ($1705.53)
    General - Other: $26,753,000 ($561.96)
    Police Protection: $12,737,000 ($267.54)
    General - Other: $8,801,000 ($184.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,547,000 ($116.52)
    Air Transportation: $5,323,000 ($111.81)
    Regular Highways: $4,960,000 ($104.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,796,000 ($79.74)
    Air Transportation: $3,777,000 ($79.34)
    Regular Highways: $3,350,000 ($70.37)
    General Public Buildings: $3,219,000 ($67.62)
    Financial Administration: $3,185,000 ($66.90)
    Water Utilities: $2,921,000 ($61.36)
    General Public Buildings: $2,764,000 ($58.06)
    Sewerage: $2,482,000 ($52.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,342,000 ($49.19)
    Libraries: $1,763,000 ($37.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,716,000 ($36.05)
    Central Staff Services: $1,614,000 ($33.90)
    Libraries: $1,366,000 ($28.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,081,000 ($22.71)
    Health - Other: $872,000 ($18.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $682,000 ($14.33)
    Health Services - Other: $500,000 ($10.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $488,000 ($10.25)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $342,000 ($7.18)
    Public Welfare - Other: $342,000 ($7.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $323,000 ($6.78)
    Natural Resources - Other: $321,000 ($6.74)
    Welfare - Other: $235,000 ($4.94)
    Parking Facilities: $19,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,011,000 ($105.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,138,000 ($86.92)
    Other - Health - Other: $374,000 ($7.86)
    Other - Health: $262,000 ($5.50)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,118,000 ($23.48)
    Transit Utilities: $509,000 ($10.69)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($1.51)
    General: $68,000 ($1.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $16,793,000 ($352.74)
    General Public Building: $867,000 ($18.21)
    Regular Highways: $852,000 ($17.90)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $495,000 ($10.40)
    Police Protection: $383,000 ($8.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $339,000 ($7.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $313,000 ($6.57)
    Sewerage: $307,000 ($6.45)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $284,000 ($5.97)
    Police Protection: $278,000 ($5.84)
    Regular Highways: $136,000 ($2.86)
    General Public Building: $131,000 ($2.75)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $88,000 ($1.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($1.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000 ($0.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $92,587,000 ($1944.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $455,000 ($9.56)

Barnstable Town government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $6,321,000 ($132.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,175,000 ($129.71)
    Sewerage: $5,036,000 ($105.78)
    Air Transportation: $4,286,000 ($90.03)
    Sewerage: $3,827,000 ($80.39)
    Other: $3,496,000 ($73.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,320,000 ($69.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,232,000 ($46.88)
    Other: $1,920,000 ($40.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,523,000 ($31.99)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,181,000 ($24.81)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition: $969,000 ($20.35)
    Parking Facilities: $323,000 ($6.78)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $244,000 ($5.13)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $163,000 ($3.42)
    Natural Resources - Other: $52,000 ($1.09)
    Parking Facilities: $33,000 ($0.69)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $31,000 ($0.65)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $26,000 ($0.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,566,000 ($95.91)
    Air Transportation: $4,133,000 ($86.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $631,000 ($13.25)
    Other: $154,000 ($3.23)
    Education: $146,000 ($3.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $749,000 ($15.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,739,000 ($99.54)
    Interest Earnings: $792,000 ($16.64)
    Fines and Forfeits: $382,000 ($8.02)
    Donations From Private Sources: $264,000 ($5.55)
    Special Assessments: $229,000 ($4.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,263,000 ($110.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,001,000 ($399.12)
    Other: $3,588,000 ($75.37)
    General Local Government Support: $2,284,000 ($47.98)
    General Support: $1,988,000 ($41.76)
    Highways: $441,000 ($9.26)
    Water Utilities: $250,000 ($5.25)
    Public Welfare: $227,000 ($4.77)
    Sewerage: $180,000 ($3.78)
    Public Welfare: $62,000 ($1.30)
    Highways: $45,000 ($0.95)
  • Tax - Property: $117,232,000 ($2462.50)
    Other License: $2,322,000 ($48.77)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,868,000 ($39.24)
    Other: $1,347,000 ($28.29)

Barnstable Town government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,040,000 ($2248.41)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,998,000 ($2121.49)
    Outstanding - Full Faith and Credit - Other - Other: $66,462,000 ($1396.06)
    Beginning Outstanding, Education - Other: $64,692,000 ($1358.88)
    Outstanding - Full Faith and Credit - Elementary and Secondary Education: $60,741,000 ($1275.88)
    Beginning Outstanding - Other: $55,258,000 ($1160.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,767,000 ($394.21)
    Issue, Unspecified - Other - Other: $16,961,000 ($356.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,725,000 ($267.29)
    Retired Unspecified - Other - Other: $5,757,000 ($120.93)
    Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,951,000 ($82.99)
    Issue, Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,661,000 ($55.90)
    Beginning: $1,850,000 ($38.86)

Barnstable Town government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash and Deposits: $9,312,000 ($195.60)
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,499,000 ($262.55)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $91,611,000 ($1924.32)
    Cash and Deposits: $49,612,000 ($1042.12)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash and Deposits: $11,541,000 ($242.42)

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($104,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($479 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.59% ($68,616 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.57% ($168,344)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.45% ($160,147)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($670 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.63% ($60,223 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.36% ($63,791)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.31% ($69,731)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barnstable Town:

  • WBUR (1240 AM; 1 kW; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF TRTS. BOSTON U)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barnstable Town:

  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WKKL (90.7 FM; WEST BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSDH (91.5 FM; SANDWICH, MA; Owner: SANDWICH MASS. PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFCC-FM (107.5 FM; CHATHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER B/CING WFCC LIC. CORP.)
  • WDVT (93.5 FM; HARWICH PORT, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRZE (96.3 FM; NANTUCKET, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; WOODS HOLE, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WCCT-FM (90.3 FM; HARWICH, MA; Owner: CAPE COD REGIONAL TECH HIGH SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Barnstable Town:

  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Barnstable Town fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.0mTotal length
  • $21,106,000Total costs
  • 201,700Total average daily traffic
  • 17,632Total average daily truck traffic
  • 495,585Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Barnstable Town, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Barnstable Town, MA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED140$222,671415$235,8631,760$264,061125$157,3361$198,000590$296,864
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$165,71425$266,88089$365,69711$90,7270$040$511,925
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$197,19456$271,482476$315,00846$205,3700$0122$399,426
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$230,57946$224,022263$281,0655$267,8000$064$335,547
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$241,8009$278,11199$260,0203$30,0000$021$284,667

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Barnstable Town, MA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$226,57117$266,2946$258,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$249,66712$305,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$209,0009$259,0002$190,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$383,0001$264,0001$264,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$237,0002$221,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Barnstable Town, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Barnstable Town, MA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Barnstable Town, MA
  • 62.4%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.8%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Barnstable Town, MA
  • 57.7%Utility gas
  • 20.8%Electricity
  • 18.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used


Barnstable Town compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Barnstable Town on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: carpenters (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: painters and paperhangers (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Brazil (population 500+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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