Barnstable Town Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Barnstable Town?

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There are 44,497 residents in Barnstable Town, with a median age of 47.5. Of this, 48.84% are males and 51.16% are females. US-born citizens make up 83.57% of the resident pool in Barnstable Town, while non-US-born citizens account for 7.53%. Additionally, 8.9% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 40,473 people in Barnstable Town currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 44,497 0.2%
Male Population 21,734 0.5%
Female Population 22,763 -0.1%
Male population 48.84%
Female population 51.16%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 47.5 -1.7%
Citizen US Born 37,185 0.1%
Citizen not US Born 3,350 -3.7%
Not Citizen 3,962 4.8%
Citizen US Born 83.57%
Citizen not US Born 7.53%
Not Citizen 8.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 355 -38.7%
Moved from Same County 2,182 -10.2%
Moved from Same State 663 2.3%
Moved from Different State 552 3.2%
Same House as Last Year 40,473 1.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.8%
Moved from Same County 4.93%
Moved from Same State 1.5%
Moved from Different State 1.25%
Same House as Last Year 91.52%

What are the employment statistics in Barnstable Town?

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White-collar workers make up 81.4% of the working population in Barnstable Town, while blue-collar employees account for 18.6%. There are also 3,498 entrepreneurs in Barnstable Town (14.61% of the workforce); 14,614 workers employed in private companies (61.04%); and 3,065 people working in governmental institutions (12.8%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 19,489 3.8%
Blue Collar 4,454 -4.6%
White Collar 81.4%
Blue Collar 18.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,498 -18.7%
Private Companies 14,614 3.4%
Governmental Workers 3,065 22.9%
Not for Profit Companies 2,766 9.7%
Self Employees 14.61%
Private Companies 61.04%
Governmental Workers 12.8%
Not for Profit Companies 11.55%

How many households are there in Barnstable Town?

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There are a total of 19,060 households in Barnstable Town, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 64.7% of these Barnstable Town households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.3%. Additionally, 25.37% of households have children and 74.63% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 19,060 1.4%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.3%
Family Households 12,332 4.1%
Non-family Households 6,728 -3.2%
Family Households 64.7%
Non-family Households 35.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 4,836 6.8%
Households without Children 14,224 -0.3%
Households with Children 25.37%
Households without Children 74.63%

What are the median and average incomes in Barnstable Town?

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The average annual household income in Barnstable Town is $105,923, while the median household income sits at $77,227 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $73,258, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $91,268. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $46,473 and $70,156, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $105,923 5.5%
Median Household Income $77,227 6.2%
People below Poverty Level 3,821 9.9%
People above Poverty Level 40,219 -0.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Barnstable Town?

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There are 26,666 housing units in Barnstable Town, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1977. Of the 19,060 occupied housing units in Barnstable Town, 73.76% are owner-occupied, while 26.24% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 69.08% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $390,600. In general, housing costs reach $1,649 per month in Barnstable Town.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 26,666 1.0%
Median Year Built 1977 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 3,770 8.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 872 6.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,656 -6.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,257 -22.7%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5,356 -8.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 6,968 9.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,650 23.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,449 5.8%
Built in 2010 or Later 688 22.0%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 19,060 1.4%
Owner Occupied 14,059 -0.2%
Renter Occupied 5,001 6.3%
Owner Occupied 73.76%
Renter Occupied 26.24%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 9,712 4.4%
Without Mortgage 4,347 -9.3%
Median Value with Mortgage $390,600 6.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $431,800 3.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,649 8.2%
With Mortgage 69.08%
Without Mortgage 30.92%

What is the level of education in Barnstable Town?

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Approximately 30.9% of the population in Barnstable Town holds a high school degree (that's 11,259 residents), while 19.34% have attained a college certificate (9,497 locals) and 21.24% have a bachelor's degree (7,737 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 670 -4.3%
Some High School 11,259 -7.4%
Some College 9,497 -0.5%
Associate Degree 3,475 2.2%
Bachelor's Degree 7,737 -1.4%
Graduate Degree 6,246 13.1%
No High School 1.84%
Some High School 30.9%
Some College 19.34%
Associate Degree 9.54%
Bachelor's Degree 21.24%
Graduate Degree 17.14%

What is the marital status of Barnstable Town residents?

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A total of 10,574 people in Barnstable Town have never been married (which represents 27.95% of the total population), while 20,745 of them are wedded (54.83%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 510 (1.35%) and 4,608 (12.18%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 10,574 -4.7%
Married 20,745 2.4%
Separated 510 1.4%
Widowed 1,907 -8.4%
Divorced 4,608 -2.4%
Never Married 27.95%
Married 54.83%
Separated 1.35%
Widowed 5.04%
Divorced 12.18%

What are the most common means of transportation in Barnstable Town?

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The top three means of transportation people in Barnstable Town use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 20,115 residents commute by car, 639 prefer going to work by walking and 244 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 20,115 0.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 244 -1.6%
Subway or Elevated 13 N/A
Ferryboat 90 -12.6%
Bicycle 26 -13.3%
Motorcycle 9 -40.0%
TaxiCab 32 -8.6%
Walk 639 -2.6%

What is the median and average household income in Barnstable Town by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
02601 14,939 6,253 $56,646.00 $74,506.00
02630 1,892 750 $115,833.00 $189,678.00
02632 11,105 4,781 $98,852.00 $115,559.00
02635 2,826 1,371 $64,112.00 $90,111.00
02637 184 75 $191,477.00 $228,085.00
02647 121 68 $82,900.00 $150,222.00
02648 6,833 2,906 $105,721.00 $112,986.00
02655 3,100 1,460 $88,816.00 $140,777.00
02668 2,696 1,098 $96,165.00 $121,870.00
02672 261 120 $0.00 $127,829.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 02601 02630 02632 02635 02637 02647 02648 02655 02668 02672 02675

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