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Barnstable County

Population in 2010: 4,872. Population change since 2000: +2.7%
Males: 2,305  (47.3%)
Females: 2,567  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  50.9 years
Massachusetts median age:  42.8 years

Zip codes: 02645.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $56,839 (it was $46,777 in 2000)
East Harwich:

$56,839
Massachusetts:

$62,859
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $29,967

East Harwich CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $368,342 (it was $174,800 in 2000)
East Harwich:

$368,342
Massachusetts:

$326,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $466,467; Detached houses: $466,800; Townhouses or other attached units: $424,048; In 2-unit structures: $424,048

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,324.

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East Harwich races chart
  • White alone - 4,557 (93.5%)
  • Two or more races - 86 (1.8%)
  • Hispanic - 76 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 64 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 47 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 31 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in East Harwich: 123.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (23.6%), English (14.1%), Italian (9.1%), United States (8.7%), German (6.2%), Portuguese (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 69 feet

Land area: 8.04 square miles.

Population density: 606 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in East Harwich:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Harwich CDP:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

229 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% North America).

This place:  5.2%
Massachusetts:  14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,418 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,655 (0.6%)

East Harwich satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Plymouth, MA (33.0 miles , pop. 51,701).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (69.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (208.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Harwich, MA (1.5 miles ), Harwich Center, MA (1.6 miles ), Chatham, MA (1.7 miles ), West Chatham, MA (1.7 miles ), Harwich Port, MA (1.8 miles ), Brewster, MA (1.8 miles ), Northwest Harwich, MA (2.0 miles ), Chatham, MA (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.71 N, Longitude: 70.03 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

East Harwich-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 73.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2002 at 07:13:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 36.7 miles away from East Harwich center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from East Harwich center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barnstable County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in East Harwich, MA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Harwich:

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 51 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,520)
  • Bridgewater State College (about 53 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 7,943)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 56 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Bristol Community College (about 57 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 4,315)
  • Stonehill College (about 61 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Roger Williams University (about 64 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 3,806)
  • Curry College (about 67 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,006)

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Notable locations in East Harwich: Harwich Fire Department Station 2 (A), Cape Cod Regional Technical High School Library (B), Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School Media Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Walkers Pond (A), Olivers Pond (B), Mud Pond (C), Mill Pond (D), Josephs Pond (E), Hawksnest Pond (F), Cornelius Pond (G), Bucks Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in East Harwich: Hawksnest State Park (1). Display/hide its location 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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 2.8%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.0%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in East Harwich, MA

9 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded in 2000
3 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

East Harwich compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in East Harwich (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: East Harwich Stop & Shop at 500 Chatham Rd., Rt 39 And 137, branch established on 2003/10/03. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Cape Cod Co-operative Bank: Orleans Road Branch at 1470 Orleans Road, branch established on 2007/08/06. Info updated 2007/05/18: Bank assets: $642.6 mil, Deposits: $484.0 mil, headquarters in Yarmouth Port, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Affiliates, Mhc
  • The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank: East Harwich Branch at 129 Route 137, branch established on 1993/04/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,106.5 mil, Deposits: $1,831.3 mil, headquarters in Harwich Port, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 17 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


East Harwich travel time to work - commute


East Harwich mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for East Harwich (based on Barnstable County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.90%
Here42.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchJewish
Adherents66.9%7.4%6.4%4.4%3.4%
Congregations21.8%8.3%12.8%11.3%3.8%
NameUnitarian Universalist AssociationEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.6%1.6%1.3%5.0%
Congregations5.3%2.3%0.8%6.8%27.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 68
Barnstable County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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
Barnstable County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

19.6%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

5.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($70,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($744 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.18%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.59% ($50,745 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.49% ($89,656)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.41% ($87,563)


5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.62% ($63,660 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.37% ($60,586)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.36% ($48,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Harwich:

  • WFPB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 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)
  • WBUR (1240 AM; 1 kW; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF TRTS. BOSTON U)
  • 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)
  • 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 East Harwich:

  • 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.)
  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WCCT-FM (90.3 FM; HARWICH, MA; Owner: CAPE COD REGIONAL TECH HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around East Harwich:

  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA1IR, Licensee ID: L00915322
    Grant Date: 09/09/2004, Expiration Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: John J Petersen
    Registrant: John J Petersen, 20 Sugar Hill Dr, East Harwich, MA 02645
  • Call Sign: N1ECN
    Grant Date: 01/30/1996, Expiration Date: 01/30/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2008
    Registrant: Arthur Heaton, 1 Stevens Way, East Harwich, MA 02645
  • Call Sign: N1EJZ, Licensee ID: L01158517
    Grant Date: 06/02/2006, Expiration Date: 08/29/2016, Certifier: Thomas A Currie Sr
    Registrant: Thomas A Currie Sr, 153 Clearwater Dr, East Harwich, MA 02645
  • Call Sign: W1BMW
    Grant Date: 01/17/1989, Expiration Date: 01/17/1999, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2001
    Registrant: Albert L Chesbro, 1661 Orleans Rd, East Harwich, MA 02645
  • Call Sign: W1JTL, Licensee ID: L00464614
    Grant Date: 01/20/1999, Expiration Date: 01/20/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2011, Certifier: Robert G Armstrong
    Registrant: Robert G Armstrong, 26 Standish Woods Cir, East Harwich, MA 02645
  • Call Sign: W1VTX, Licensee ID: L00374712
    Grant Date: 09/12/1997, Expiration Date: 09/12/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2009
    Registrant: Anthony Ross, 1685 Orleans Rd, East Harwich, MA 02645
  • Call Sign: W6DGD
    Grant Date: 06/07/1988, Expiration Date: 06/07/1998, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2000
    Registrant: John Wardell, 303 Route 137, East Harwich, MA 02645

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ONEGLIA FRANK G AIRDROME AEROPLANE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1653L , Serial Number: AA02, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Frank G Oneglia, 66 Bay Rd, East Harwich, MA 02645



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$266,59474$280,410308$246,78920$166,853150$293,511
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$315,00813$186,6393$41,0977$243,529
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$295,1709$327,00157$311,1697$143,39625$313,375
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$177,2305$254,95231$238,7092$133,97014$284,934
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$293,8678$295,4950$02$346,930

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00 , 0112.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$243,3102$248,1901$369,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$276,9050$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$207,6801$287,2502$247,465
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$207,6801$253,8301$207,680
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00 , 0112.00

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