Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 2,114. Population change since 2000: +3.2%
Males: 1,151  (54.5%)
Females: 963  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02568.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $81,576 (it was $37,318 in 2000)
Vineyard Haven:

$81,576
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,704 (it was $26,225 in 2000)

Vineyard Haven CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $617,923 (it was $256,400 in 2000)
Vineyard Haven:

$617,923
MA:

$327,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,403.

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  • Races in Vineyard Haven, MA (2010)

    Vineyard Haven races chart
    • 1,79284.8%White alone
    • 944.4%Other race alone
    • 763.6%Black alone
    • 703.3%Two or more races
    • 582.7%Hispanic
    • 150.7%American Indian alone
    • 90.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vineyard Haven: 136.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Vineyard Haven, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Portuguese (15.2%), English (12.5%), United States (11.2%), German (8.2%), French (7.9%), Scottish (7.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 1.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,689 people per square mile   (low).

Vineyard Haven,MA real estate house value index trend

Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Vineyard Haven:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vineyard Haven CDP:

  • Never married: 43.3%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

180 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 2.9% Europe).

This place:

7.0%
Massachusetts:

15.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,666 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,887 (0.6%)

Vineyard Haven satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (21.7 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (64.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (175.2 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities: Tisbury, MA (0.5 miles ), Oak Bluffs, MA (1.4 miles ), West Tisbury, MA (2.2 miles ), Woods Hole, MA (2.4 miles ), Falmouth, MA (2.5 miles ), Edgartown, MA (2.6 miles ), Teaticket, MA (2.7 miles ), Gosnold, MA (2.8 miles) .

Latitude: 41.46 N, Longitude: 70.61 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Vineyard Haven household income distribution Vineyard Haven home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Information (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (37%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (35%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (2%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (1%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Vineyard Haven: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Vineyard Haven-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% 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 256.6 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.3 miles away from Vineyard Haven center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 150.2 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 262.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from Vineyard Haven center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 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 Dukes County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vineyard Haven topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Vineyard Haven:

  • VINEYARD NURSING ASSOCIATION (15 MERCHANT'S COURT, PO BOX 399)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Vineyard Haven:

  • BARNSTABLE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; POCASSET, MA)
  • CAPE COD AND ISLANDS MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; POCASSET, MA)
  • COLONIAL CARE CERTIFIED, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; FALMOUTH, MA)
  • FALMOUTH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FALMOUTH, MA)
  • ROYAL NURSING CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FALMOUTH, MA)
  • FALMOUTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FALMOUTH, MA)
  • VNA OF UPPER CAPE COD INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FALMOUTH, MA)

airports located in Vineyard Haven:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vineyard Haven:

  • Cape Cod Community College (about 22 miles; West Barnstable, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,491)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 24 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bristol Community College (about 33 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Salve Regina University (about 36 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,349)
  • Roger Williams University (about 37 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 42 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 48 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)

Public elementary/middle school in Vineyard Haven:

Private elementary/middle school in Vineyard Haven:

  • VINEYARD MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 48, Location: 286 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-2)
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Libraries in Vineyard Haven:

  • VINEYARD HAVEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $520,608; Location: 200 MAIN STREET; 35,411 books; 19 e-books; 2,587 audio materials; 4,200 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 138 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • WEST TISBURY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $433,412; Location: 1042 STATE RD.; 43,061 books; 936 audio materials; 3,754 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 99 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Vineyard Haven: Vineyard Haven Breakwater Light (A), Vineyard Haven Ferry Slip Light (B), Marthas Vineyard Shipyard (C), Schamonchi Dock (D), Steamship Authority Wharf (E), Vineyard Haven Yacht Club (F), Tisbury Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G), West Tisbury Fire Department (H), Tisbury Elementary School Library (I), Katherine Cornell Theater (J), Marthas Vineyard Chamber of Commerce (K), Old Schoolhouse Museum and Liberty Pole (L), Seamans Bethel (M), Tisbury Museum (N), Tisbury Town Hall (O), Vineyard Haven Public Library (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vineyard Haven include: Unitarian Universalist Society (A), Saint Augustines Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tisbury Village Cemetery (1), South End Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Vineyard Haven include: William Street Historic District (1), Veterans Memorial Park (2), Owen Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Tisbury Town Beach (A), Owen Park Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Polly Hill Arboretum (Botanical Gardens; State Road), A 1 MV Hardwood Floors (Tours & Charters; 21 Evelyn Way), Adam Cab (Tours & Charters; 256 Edgartown Road).

Hotels: Hotel Wesley House (Lake Avenue), Harbor Landing (Beach Road), Island House Hotel & Restaurant (11 Circuit Avenue), Nashua House (30 Kennebec), High Haven House (85 Summer Street), Admiral Benbow Inn (520 New York Avenue), Chestnut House (Ip) (132 Main St), 1720 House (Ip) (152 Main St), Four Gables (17 New York Avenue).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.4. This is about average.

City:

64.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  50.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.6%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
7 people in nursing homes in 2000

Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Vineyard Haven (2011 data):

  • Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank: Martha's Vineyard Co-Operative Bank at 11 State Road, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2007/11/16: Bank assets: $526.2 mil, Deposits: $431.2 mil, headquarters in Edgartown, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • The Edgartown National Bank: Vineyard Haven Ii Branch at 257 Edgartown Road, branch established on 2002/11/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $132.0 mil, Deposits: $104.3 mil, headquarters in Edgartown, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Island Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Drive-In Branch at 75 Main Street, branch established on 1975/12/31. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Massachusetts average:

12.9

Vineyard Haven travel time to work - commute Vineyard Haven mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vineyard Haven CDP (based on Dukes County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,8961
Mainline Protestant1,61012
Other1,1576
Evangelical Protestant3103
None10,562-
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: 13
Dukes County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Dukes County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Dukes County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

35.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dukes County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Vineyard Haven:

48.5%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vineyard Haven:

44.8%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.3%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vineyard Haven:

9.8%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vineyard Haven:

6.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.2%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

51.6%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Vineyard Haven:

83.4%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vineyard Haven, MA Residents

6.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($344 average AGI)
Dukes County:

0.15%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, MA  0.36% ($78,231 average AGI)
from Barnstable County, MA  0.31% ($30,478)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.31% ($53,348)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($58,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Barnstable County, MA  0.57% ($77,976 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.43% ($72,839)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.36% ($78,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vineyard Haven:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., 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)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO 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.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vineyard Haven:

  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; WOODS HOLE, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZE (96.3 FM; NANTUCKET, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)

TV broadcast stations around Vineyard Haven:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
Vineyard Haven fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Vineyard Haven fatal accident list:

May 22, 2004 12:46 AM, Skiff Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 41.472944 Lon: -70.615222, Call Sign: WQAI877
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 456.287 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHzGrant Date: 04/01/2014, Expiration Date: 06/09/2024, Certifier: Matt CrowtherRegistrant: Bardwell Electronics, 17 Locust Ln, Tisbury, MA 02568, Phone: (508) 693-1486
  • Lat: 41.446667 Lon: -70.611944, Call Sign: WQGN420
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.180 MHz, 159.180 MHzGrant Date: 03/08/2007, Expiration Date: 09/04/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2007, Certifier: Fred G LapianaRegistrant: Town Of Tisbury, 115 High Point Lane, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, Phone: (508) 696-4220, Fax: (508) 696-4223, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vineyard Haven)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Vineyard Haven)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

TISBURY WATER WORKS (Population served: 14,916, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • 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 MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2009)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 15

Incident types - Vineyard Haven

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vineyard Haven, MA
Most common first names in Vineyard Haven, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4672.3 years
Mary4383.0 years
George3174.5 years
Joseph2975.5 years
Robert2875.2 years
William2874.9 years
Margaret2679.9 years
Elizabeth2379.0 years
Helen1980.0 years
James1969.1 years
Most common last names in Vineyard Haven, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Silva1980.4 years
Smith1580.5 years
Brown1280.2 years
Anderson1074.8 years
Andrews1078.7 years
Silvia1078.3 years
Campbell1087.2 years
Roberts1081.4 years
Robinson974.7 years
Rogers980.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Other fuel (7%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Solar energy (2%)
Businesses in Vineyard Haven, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Budget Car Rental1RadioShack1
Curves1Stop & Shop1
FedEx2True Value1
Lane Furniture1UPS4
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1
New Balance1

Vineyard Haven compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value above 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #59 (02568) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #100 (02568) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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  • Robert M. Eldredge (4)
  • Nancy M. Tesch (1)
  • Richard A. Gale (1)
  • Susan Waldrop (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2016.