Harwich Demographics

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

What is the population of Harwich?

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There are 11,714 residents in Harwich, with a median age of 62.9. Of this, 48.37% are males and 51.63% are females. US-born citizens make up 95.05% of the resident pool in Harwich, while non-US-born citizens account for 2.82%. Additionally, 2.13% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 10,593 people in Harwich currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 11,714 1.3%
Male Population 5,666 3.0%
Female Population 6,048 -0.3%
Male population 48.37%
Female population 51.63%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 62.9 -0.2%
Citizen US Born 11,134 3.0%
Citizen not US Born 330 -22.0%
Not Citizen 250 -25.4%
Citizen US Born 95.05%
Citizen not US Born 2.82%
Not Citizen 2.13%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 598 -19.0%
Moved from Same State 137 -12.2%
Moved from Different State 370 200.8%
Same House as Last Year 10,593 1.1%
Moved from Same County 5.11%
Moved from Same State 1.17%
Moved from Different State 3.16%
Same House as Last Year 90.55%

What are the employment statistics in Harwich?

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White-collar workers make up 81.89% of the working population in Harwich, while blue-collar employees account for 18.11%. There are also 1,077 entrepreneurs in Harwich (18.65% of the workforce); 3,154 workers employed in private companies (54.62%); and 1,000 people working in governmental institutions (17.32%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 4,729 8.3%
Blue Collar 1,046 2.0%
White Collar 81.89%
Blue Collar 18.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,077 -7.2%
Private Companies 3,154 6.8%
Governmental Workers 1,000 44.7%
Not for Profit Companies 543 -8.0%
Self Employees 18.65%
Private Companies 54.62%
Governmental Workers 17.32%
Not for Profit Companies 9.4%

How many households are there in Harwich?

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There are a total of 5,236 households in Harwich, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 63.56% of these Harwich households, while non-family units account for the remaining 36.44%. Additionally, 15.36% of households have children and 84.64% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 5,236 1.1%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.5%
Family Households 3,328 1.5%
Non-family Households 1,908 0.5%
Family Households 63.56%
Non-family Households 36.44%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 804 -10.3%
Households without Children 4,432 3.5%
Households with Children 15.36%
Households without Children 84.64%

What are the median and average incomes in Harwich?

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The average annual household income in Harwich is $94,354, while the median household income sits at $78,266 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $94,354 5.1%
Median Household Income $78,266 3.8%
People below Poverty Level 549 -22.9%
People above Poverty Level 10,991 3.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Harwich?

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There are 10,094 housing units in Harwich, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1971. Of the 5,236 occupied housing units in Harwich, 86.1% are owner-occupied, while 13.9% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 59.92% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $441,100. In general, housing costs reach $1,321 per month in Harwich.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 10,094 0.2%
Median Year Built 1971 0.2%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,431 2.9%
Built between 1940 and 1949 171 -45.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,127 -5.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,330 4.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,977 -2.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,788 4.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,228 21.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 729 -9.7%
Built in 2010 or Later 313 -10.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 5,236 1.1%
Owner Occupied 4,508 2.6%
Renter Occupied 728 -7.4%
Owner Occupied 86.1%
Renter Occupied 13.9%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 2,701 3.2%
Without Mortgage 1,807 1.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $441,100 15.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $508,500 0.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,321 -3.3%
With Mortgage 59.92%
Without Mortgage 40.08%

What is the level of education in Harwich?

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Approximately 25.92% of the population in Harwich holds a high school degree (that's 2,810 residents), while 25.11% have attained a college certificate (2,722 locals) and 21.41% have a bachelor's degree (2,321 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 86 -45.6%
Some High School 2,810 5.8%
Some College 2,722 8.8%
Associate Degree 837 -4.6%
Bachelor's Degree 2,321 -2.5%
Graduate Degree 2,066 2.5%
No High School 0.79%
Some High School 25.92%
Some College 25.11%
Associate Degree 7.72%
Bachelor's Degree 21.41%
Graduate Degree 19.06%

What is the marital status of Harwich residents?

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A total of 2,454 people in Harwich have never been married (which represents 23.08% of the total population), while 5,949 of them are wedded (55.94%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 122 (1.15%) and 1,092 (10.27%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 2,454 8.1%
Married 5,949 5.6%
Separated 122 56.4%
Widowed 1,017 -4.3%
Divorced 1,092 -10.1%
Never Married 23.08%
Married 55.94%
Separated 1.15%
Widowed 9.56%
Divorced 10.27%

What are the most common means of transportation in Harwich?

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The top three means of transportation people in Harwich use to get to work are: car, walking and motorcycle. A total of 5,048 residents commute by car, 96 prefer going to work by walking and 8 by motorcycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 5,048 6.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 4 -76.5%
Motorcycle 8 N/A
TaxiCab 2 0.0%
Walk 96 11.6%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 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: 02645 02646 02671

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