Dukes County, MA Demographics

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

What is the population of Dukes County?

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There are 21,197 residents in Dukes County, with a median age of 53.1. Of this, 49.07% are males and 50.93% are females. US-born citizens make up 85.83% of the resident pool in Dukes County, while non-US-born citizens account for 9.06%. Additionally, 5.11% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 19,368 people in Dukes County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 21,197 17.1%
Male Population 10,401 19.6%
Female Population 10,796 14.7%
Male population 49.07%
Female population 50.93%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 53.1 -1.5%
Citizen US Born 18,193 16.2%
Citizen not US Born 1,921 31.2%
Not Citizen 1,083 9.6%
Citizen US Born 85.83%
Citizen not US Born 9.06%
Not Citizen 5.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 53 960.0%
Moved from Same County 445 20.6%
Moved from Same State 395 89.9%
Moved from Different State 814 94.7%
Same House as Last Year 19,368 14.1%
Moved from Abroad 0.25%
Moved from Same County 2.11%
Moved from Same State 1.87%
Moved from Different State 3.86%
Same House as Last Year 91.9%

What are the employment statistics in Dukes County?

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White-collar workers make up 76.87% of the working population in Dukes County, while blue-collar employees account for 23.13%. There are also 2,731 entrepreneurs in Dukes County (25.11% of the workforce); 5,706 workers employed in private companies (52.46%); and 1,198 people working in governmental institutions (11.01%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 8,361 18.9%
Blue Collar 2,516 18.7%
White Collar 76.87%
Blue Collar 23.13%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,731 5.1%
Private Companies 5,706 37.6%
Governmental Workers 1,198 4.4%
Not for Profit Companies 1,242 -1.3%
Self Employees 25.11%
Private Companies 52.46%
Governmental Workers 11.01%
Not for Profit Companies 11.42%

How many households are there in Dukes County?

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There are a total of 7,282 households in Dukes County, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 60.88% of these Dukes County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 39.12%. Additionally, 21.86% of households have children and 78.14% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 7,282 0.2%
Average People Per Household 3 12.2%
Family Households 4,433 3.2%
Non-family Households 2,849 -4.0%
Family Households 60.88%
Non-family Households 39.12%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,592 0.1%
Households without Children 5,690 0.3%
Households with Children 21.86%
Households without Children 78.14%

What are the median and average incomes in Dukes County?

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The average annual household income in Dukes County is $138,383, while the median household income sits at $73,849 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $138,383 2.1%
Median Household Income $73,849 -10.9%
People below Poverty Level 1,587 21.0%
People above Poverty Level 19,340 17.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Dukes County?

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There are 18,650 housing units in Dukes County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1981. Of the 7,282 occupied housing units in Dukes County, 73.98% are owner-occupied, while 26.02% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 51.05% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $798,050. In general, housing costs reach $1,728 per month in Dukes County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 18,650 -2.1%
Median Year Built 1981 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 3,397 -1.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 442 -1.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,104 -4.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,106 2.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,702 -2.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,885 -4.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,982 -0.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,535 -3.2%
Built between 2010 and 2019 454 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 43 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 7,282 0.2%
Owner Occupied 5,387 1.7%
Renter Occupied 1,895 -3.7%
Owner Occupied 73.98%
Renter Occupied 26.02%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 2,750 -0.8%
Without Mortgage 2,637 4.3%
Median Value with Mortgage $798,050 10.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $880,500 2.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,728 3.9%
With Mortgage 51.05%
Without Mortgage 48.95%

What is the level of education in Dukes County?

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Approximately 27.16% of the population in Dukes County holds a high school degree (that's 5,005 residents), while 21.07% have attained a college certificate (3,883 locals) and 23.66% have a bachelor's degree (4,359 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 271 19.4%
Some High School 5,005 23.8%
Some College 3,883 1.1%
Associate Degree 1,291 1.6%
Bachelor's Degree 4,359 25.9%
Graduate Degree 3,617 20.3%
No High School 1.47%
Some High School 27.16%
Some College 21.07%
Associate Degree 7.01%
Bachelor's Degree 23.66%
Graduate Degree 19.63%

What is the marital status of Dukes County residents?

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A total of 5,648 people in Dukes County have never been married (which represents 30.77% of the total population), while 8,562 of them are wedded (46.64%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 167 (0.91%) and 2,739 (14.92%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,648 19.1%
Married 8,562 8.0%
Separated 167 -10.2%
Widowed 1,242 50.0%
Divorced 2,739 25.7%
Never Married 30.77%
Married 46.64%
Separated 0.91%
Widowed 6.77%
Divorced 14.92%

What are the most common means of transportation in Dukes County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Dukes County use to get to work are: car, walking and ferryboat. A total of 7,661 residents commute by car, 335 prefer going to work by walking and 127 by ferryboat.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 7,661 16.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 19 137.5%
Railroad 7 16.7%
Ferryboat 127 44.3%
Bicycle 102 -17.7%
Motorcycle 8 N/A
TaxiCab 4 33.3%
Walk 335 13.2%

What is the median and average household income in Dukes County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
02535 2,151 742 $104,135.00 $180,333.00
02539 5,084 1,401 $73,849.00 $109,370.00
02543 924 485 $79,306.00 $111,472.00
02557 1,762 685 $67,703.00 $156,084.00
02568 8,810 3,044 $70,197.00 $115,889.00
02575 2,432 907 $114,432.00 $137,241.00
02713 34 18 $71,667.00 $158,294.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 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: 02535 02539 02543 02557 02568 02575 02713