Provincetown, Massachusetts

Submit your own pictures of this place and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2010: 2,642.
Population change since 2000: -17.2%
Males: 1,434  (54.3%)
Females: 1,208  (45.7%)
Median resident age:

59.5 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02657.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,761 (it was $32,731 in 2000)
Provincetown:

$50,761
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,278 (it was $26,878 in 2000)

Provincetown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $746,767 (it was $331,400 in 2000)
Provincetown:

$746,767
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $692,567; detached houses: $737,857; townhouses or other attached units: $378,713; in 2-unit structures: $737,360; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $576,497; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $779,772

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,152.

March 2019 cost of living index in Provincetown: 135.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.8%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.1% for two or more races residents)
Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Provincetown, MA (2010)
    • 2,33488.3%White alone
    • 1224.6%Hispanic
    • 1074.0%Black alone
    • 431.6%Two or more races
    • 160.6%Asian alone
    • 110.4%American Indian alone
    • 90.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Provincetown, Massachusetts as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Provincetown is 677 to 1.


Crime rates in Provincetown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(29.1)
1
(29.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
2
(67.1)
10
(334.6)
3
(101.4)
3
(100.2)
6
(202.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(581.4)
N/A10
(293.2)
15
(443.4)
21
(621.7)
21
(709.5)
27
(910.3)
16
(536.4)
22
(738.3)
18
(602.2)
17
(574.5)
20
(668.2)
12
(405.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(377.9)
13
(377.1)
11
(322.5)
10
(295.6)
19
(562.5)
14
(473.0)
13
(438.3)
17
(569.9)
19
(637.6)
10
(334.6)
20
(675.9)
12
(400.9)
16
(540.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
143
(4,157)
175
(5,077)
164
(4,808)
177
(5,232)
196
(5,802)
83
(2,804)
104
(3,506)
85
(2,849)
70
(2,349)
65
(2,175)
81
(2,737)
111
(3,709)
78
(2,635)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(261.6)
4
(116.0)
6
(175.9)
2
(59.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(100.6)
3
(100.7)
1
(33.5)
4
(135.2)
4
(133.6)
2
(67.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)353.2386.7287.6370.7395.8384.5353.0296.0348.0501.2363.6400.9391.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Provincetown, MA

Crime rate in Provincetown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.74
Massachusetts average:

2.42
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Provincetown, MA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Italian (15.7%), Portuguese (13.3%), Irish (7.3%), English (6.4%), German (5.9%), American (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1727

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 1.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,456 people per square mile   (low).

Provincetown, Massachusetts map

260 residents are foreign born (4.2% Europe, 2.1% Latin America).

This place:

9.8%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,589 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,868 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth, MA (40.4 miles , pop. 53,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (49.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (208.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Truro, MA (2.6 miles ),
Wellfleet, MA (3.5 miles ),
North Eastham, MA (4.1 miles ),
Eastham, MA (4.2 miles ),
Brewster, MA (4.5 miles ),
Orleans, MA (4.5 miles ),
East Dennis, MA (4.7 miles ),
Dennis, MA (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 70.19 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Distribution of median household income in Provincetown, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Provincetown, MA in 2017
Provincetown satellite photo by USGS

Provincetown tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $292,100
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $310,000
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Provincetown, MA residents
Average permit cost in Provincetown, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Historical population in Provincetown, MA
Historical housing units in Provincetown, MA
Most common industries in Provincetown, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.1%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.4%)
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.9%)
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Provincetown, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Carpenters (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Art and design workers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)

Average climate in Provincetown, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Provincetown, Massachusetts average temperatures Provincetown, Massachusetts average precipitation Provincetown, Massachusetts humidity Provincetown, Massachusetts wind speed Provincetown, Massachusetts snowfall Provincetown, Massachusetts sunshine Provincetown, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Provincetown, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.9. This is better than average.

City:

54.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.30
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

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

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 123.2 miles away from Provincetown center
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 247.9 miles away from Provincetown 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 244.9 miles away from Provincetown 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 203.9 miles away from Provincetown 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 50.5 miles away from Provincetown 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 189.0 miles away from Provincetown 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).
Provincetown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Provincetown:

  • SEASHORE POINT AND WELLNESS REHABILITATION (100 ALDEN STREET)

Airports located in Provincetown:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Provincetown:

  • Cape Cod Community College (about 27 miles; West Barnstable, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,491)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 41 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 42 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Quincy College (about 45 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Stonehill College (about 46 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 48 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Salem State University (about 48 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)

Public elementary/middle school in Provincetown:

See full list of schools located in Provincetown

Library in Provincetown:

  • PROVINCETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $352,198; Location: 356 COMMERCIAL ST.; 28,613 books; 19 e-books; 2,846 audio materials; 3,048 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 184 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable locations in Provincetown: Pilgrim Bas Relief (A), Lower Cape Ambulance (B), Provincetown Fire Department Station 5 (C), Provincetown Fire Department Station 4 (D), Provincetown Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (E), Center for Coastal Studies (F), The Provincetown Theater (G), Provincetown Public Library (H), Provincetown Police Station (I), Provincetown Town Hall (J), Provincetown Chamber of Commerce (K), Chrysler Art Museum (L), Hawthorne Memorial Gallery (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Provincetown include: Unitarian Universalist Meeting House of Provincetown (A), Saint Peter the Apostle Church (B), The Church of Saint Mary of the Harbor (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Town Cemetery (1), Saint Peters Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Shank Painter Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Provincetown Art Association & Museum (Art Museums; 460 Commercial St), United States Government - Interior Dept- National Park Service- Cape Cod National Seas (Recreation Areas; Ranger Winter Ofc), United States Government - Oversands Vehicle Information- National Park Service- Interior (Recreation Areas; Race Point Road), Arnold's Where You Rent The Bikes (329 Commercial), Brass Key Guest House (67 Bradford), Art's Dune Tours (Tours & Charters; 4 Standish).

Hotels: Central House Bar & Grille (247 Commercial Street), Breakwater Motel & Apartments (Shore Drive), Bradford House & Motel (41 Bradford Street), Chicago House (6 Winslow Street), Carriage House (7 Central Street), Hargood House at Bayshore (493 Commercial Street), Center St Inn (17 Center Street), CAPT Jack's Wharf Condominiums (73 Commercial Street # A), Holiday Inn (698 Commercial St).

Court: Provincetown Town - Town Hall Ofcs- Provincetown Housing Authority (44 Harry Kemp Way).

Birthplace of: Nehemiah Dyer - Navy admiral, Ralph S. Bauer - Politician.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Provincetown and their reported violations in the past:

PROVINCETOWN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 22,250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

1.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

23.1%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

17.6%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 5.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 8.6% of all households
35 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Provincetown in 2000:

  • 220 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 49 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 5 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Provincetown (2011 data):

  • Seamen's Bank: A & P Plaza Branch at 56 Shank Painter Road, branch established on 1992/05/31; at 221 Commercial Street, branch established on 1851/04/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $300.3 mil, Deposits: $264.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Provincetown-Shank Painter Branch at 103 Shank Painter Road, branch established on 1971/06/24; Provincetown Night Depository Branch at 307 Commercial Street At Lopes Square, branch established on 2004/04/30. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Provincetown:

Marital status in Provincetown, MA
  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Provincetown:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.6%
  • Unemployed: 20.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Provincetown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Provincetown, 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
This 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.
State:

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
Barnstable County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

7.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

19.6%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

13.8%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.3%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Provincetown:

52.6%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Provincetown:

28.4
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Provincetown:

17.6%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Provincetown:

5.8%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Provincetown:

6.8
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Provincetown:

31.1%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Provincetown:

61.8%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Provincetown, MA Residents

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)
Businesses in Provincetown, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Ben & Jerry's1Stop & Shop1
FedEx2True Value1
New Balance1Vans2
Nike1

Strongest AM radio stations in Provincetown:

  • 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)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Provincetown:

  • WOMR (92.1 FM; PROVINCETOWN, MA; Owner: LOWER CAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCDJ (102.3 FM; TRURO, MA; Owner: TRURO WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)

TV broadcast stations around Provincetown:

  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
Provincetown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Provincetown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Provincetown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 42.054722 Lon: -70.185000, Call Sign: WPUR340,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2002, Expiration Date: 04/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2012, Certifier: Gabriel Brooke, Registrant: Rdc Communications, Inc., 19 Dupont Ave., S. Yarmouth, MA 02664, Phone: (508) 394-2405, Fax: (508) 394-1535, Email:
  • 200 Rte 6 (Lat: 42.064722 Lon: -70.194722), Call Sign: WPZV585,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.670 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2014, Expiration Date: 03/23/2024, Certifier: William G Burke, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 42.055528 Lon: -70.184750, Call Sign: WQBD249, Licensee ID: L00717785,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.100 MHz, 451.850 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2004, Expiration Date: 09/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2008, Certifier: Ryan J Hartman Neal, Registrant: Queen Cab Company, 9a Conwell Street #7, Provincetown, MA 02657, Phone: (508) 237-7640
  • Lat: 42.054722 Lon: -70.185000, Call Sign: WQPH349,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/17/2022, Certifier: Elizabeth Brooke, Registrant: Rdc Communications Inc., 19 Dupont Ave, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, Phone: (508) 394-2405, Fax: (508) 394-1535, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Provincetown WT, 2 Mayflower Lane (Lat: 42.053000 Lon: -70.192694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 51.5 m, Call Sign: WQPX471,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022, Certifier: Dan Gallagher, Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 208 Bradford Street (Lat: 42.058694 Lon: -70.178333), Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: KNKS214,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/1996, Expiration Date: 02/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2005, Certifier: William Buxbaum, Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5
  • 33 Commercial St (Lat: 42.034833 Lon: -70.183639), Type: Building, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WHV983,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2000, Expiration Date: 06/22/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2005, Registrant: Masthead Inc, 31-41 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • 43 Race Point Rd (Lat: 42.060389 Lon: -70.189194), Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WHW293,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.950 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/1997, Expiration Date: 07/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2002, Registrant: Emilio Rogel, 43 Race Point Rd, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • Provincetown Municipal Airport (Lat: 42.072056 Lon: -70.221417), Call Sign: WIJ6,
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.250 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2015, Expiration Date: 05/25/2025, Certifier: Kris E Hutchison, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 180 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-6030, Fax: (443) 951-0349, Email:
  • 59 Commercial St (Lat: 42.042056 Lon: -70.191139), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQZ387, Licensee ID: L00005578,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.475 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.025 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/2001, Expiration Date: 11/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2012, Registrant: Center For Coastal Studies Inc, 59 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • 1 Good Templar Place (Lat: 42.045417 Lon: -70.190944), Type: Building, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WRDK756,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.550 MHz, 156.900 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2019, Expiration Date: 05/21/2029, Certifier: Noah M Santos, Registrant: Float Space 8w Inc., 1 Good Templar Place, Provincetown, MA 02657, Phone: (508) 272-7839

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Provincetown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26696 , Serial Number: AA5A0652, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/1997
    Registrant (Corporation): Provincetown Pilots Group Inc, Po Box 953, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • Aircraft: COLUMBIA AIRCRAFT MFG LC41-550FG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550-C (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 400RR , Serial Number: 41729, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 09/15/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald Louis Reil, Po Box 994, Provincetown, MA 02657
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/14/2011
  • Aircraft: ALLEN NORMAND AEROPRAKT A-26 V SS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 733T , Serial Number: 11, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald L Singer, 38 Creek Rd, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7AV , Serial Number: 1053, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 05/09/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew W Cordonnier, 75 Franklin St, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 500 S (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 172 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 272BB , Serial Number: 3173, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Gwen Bloomingdale, 13 Pilgrim Heights Rd, Provincetown, MA 02657
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/06/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$335,12055$336,1912$261,83057$322,884
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$310,4702$316,4000$03$332,367
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$320,75514$351,6461$123,78010$392,558
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$606,30011$382,8641$170,8508$343,569
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$272,9500$01$232,180
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$281,0400$02$317,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$151,3901$274,0601$255,530
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$332,4300$01$332,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Provincetown, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Provincetown, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 25. The highest number of reported fires - 49 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Provincetown, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (66.3%), and Outside Fires (22.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Provincetown, MA
    • 28366.3%Structure Fires
    • 9522.2%Outside Fires
    • 266.1%Other
    • 235.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Provincetown, MA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Provincetown, Massachusetts:

  • Cape Inn Resorts, 698 Commercial St, Provincetown, Massachusetts 02657 , Phone: (508) 487-1711, Fax: (508) 487-3929
  • Pilgrim House, 336 Commercial St, Provincetown, Massachusetts 02657 , Phone: (508) 487-6424
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Provincetown, Massachusetts
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Provincetown, MA
  • 42.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.5%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Electricity
  • 2.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Provincetown, MA
  • 32.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.4%Electricity
  • 23.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.3%Utility gas


Provincetown compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Provincetown on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #91 (02657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #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+)"
There are 6 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator