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   (County: Barnstable County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Dennis Town, Massachusetts give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 231

5 to 9 years : 311

10 to 14 years : 420

15 to 17 years : 241

18 and 19 years : 104

20 years : 120

21 years : 30

22 to 24 years : 134

25 to 29 years : 379

30 to 34 years : 307

35 to 39 years : 226

40 to 44 years : 489

45 to 49 years : 585

50 to 54 years : 586

55 to 59 years : 602

60 and 61 years : 246

62 to 64 years : 290

65 and 66 years : 292

67 to 69 years : 229

70 to 74 years : 413

75 to 79 years : 443

80 to 84 years : 372

85 years and over : 181

Female:

Under 5 years : 266

5 to 9 years : 378

10 to 14 years : 372

15 to 17 years : 294

18 and 19 years : 165

20 years : 24

21 years : 135

22 to 24 years : 220

25 to 29 years : 218

30 to 34 years : 241

35 to 39 years : 395

40 to 44 years : 468

45 to 49 years : 562

50 to 54 years : 529

55 to 59 years : 856

60 and 61 years : 278

62 to 64 years : 466

65 and 66 years : 388

67 to 69 years : 319

70 to 74 years : 500

75 to 79 years : 559

80 to 84 years : 345

85 years and over : 379


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,026

Multiple ancestry : 5,575

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 64

Ancestry not reported : 923


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 14,592

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 84

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 374

Not a U.S. citizen : 538


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 497

5 to 17 years : 2,016

18 to 24 years : 932

25 to 34 years : 1,145

35 to 44 years : 1,578

45 to 54 years : 2,262

55 to 59 years : 1,458

60 and 61 years : 524

62 to 64 years : 756

65 to 74 years : 2,141

75 years and over : 2,279

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 460

5 to 17 years : 1,783

18 to 24 years : 626

25 to 34 years : 785

35 to 44 years : 914

45 to 54 years : 1,508

55 to 59 years : 1,026

60 and 61 years : 182

62 to 64 years : 336

65 to 74 years : 1,097

75 years and over : 1,245

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 183

18 to 24 years : 129

25 to 34 years : 288

35 to 44 years : 521

45 to 54 years : 565

55 to 59 years : 361

60 and 61 years : 308

62 to 64 years : 411

65 to 74 years : 897

75 years and over : 967

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 17

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 25

75 years and over : 24

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 37

5 to 17 years : 42

18 to 24 years : 167

25 to 34 years : 72

35 to 44 years : 143

45 to 54 years : 172

55 to 59 years : 71

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 122

75 years and over : 43


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,761

Female : 5,201

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,071

Female : 2,559

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 33

Female : 51

Foreign born:

Male : 366

Female : 546


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 9,471

Born in other state in the United States : 4,289

Native: born outside the United States : 84

Foreign born : 639


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,052

Now married, except separated : 4,408

Divorced : 821

Separated : 161

Widowed : 703

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 713

Now married, except separated : 2,543

Divorced : 647

Separated : 80

Widowed : 557

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 18

Now married, except separated : 57

Divorced : 0

Separated : 9

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 258

Now married, except separated : 541

Divorced : 18

Separated : 0

Widowed : 24


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Speak only English : 14,231

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 94

Speak English less than "very well" : 45

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 77

Speak English less than "very well" : 100

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 36

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 47

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 60

Speak English less than "very well" : 176

German:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 41

Speak English less than "very well" : 23

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 17

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

  • Irish: 4,693   (24.8%)
  • English: 3,133   (16.5%)
  • Italian: 1,901   (10.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 1,263   (6.7%)
  • German: 1,213   (6.4%)
  • United States Or American: 800   (4.2%)
  • Polish: 714   (3.8%)
  • Scottish: 674   (3.6%)
  • Other Groups: 616   (3.3%)
  • Swedish: 587   (3.1%)
  • French Canadian: 506   (2.7%)
  • Portuguese: 469   (2.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 284   (1.5%)
  • Dutch: 220   (1.2%)
  • Greek: 156   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 153   (0.8%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 131   (0.7%)
  • Russian: 128   (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 120   (0.6%)
  • Lithuanian: 117   (0.6%)
  • Subsaharan African: 104   (0.5%)
  • Brazilian: 91   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 85   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 85   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 84   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 82   (0.4%)
  • Armenian: 79   (0.4%)
  • British: 68   (0.4%)
  • European: 49   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 43   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 38   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 38   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 37   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 33   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 27   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 22   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 19   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 15   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 10   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 10   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 8   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 6   (0.0%)
  • Bulgarian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Estonian: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Dennis Town, Massachusetts is 15,588



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Dennis Town, Massachusetts: 7,231
Female Population in Dennis Town, Massachusetts: 8,357


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Dennis Town, Massachusetts: 50.4
Median Female Resident Age in Dennis Town, Massachusetts: 54.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Dennis Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

56.5

Male

54.6

Female

58.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

30.5

Male

30.8

Female

29.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

29.8

Male

24.5

Female

49.5

Asian


Both sexes

38.3

Male

36.5

Female

39.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

37.0

Male

29.5

Female

44.5

Other


Both sexes

29.3

Male

29.8

Female

28.9

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.0

Male

12.8

Female

17.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.0

Male

22.0

Female

26.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

56.8

Male

54.9

Female

58.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Dennis Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 14,483
  • African American: 504
  • American Indian: 56
  • Asian: 49
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 96
  • Two or More Races: 400



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Dennis Town, Massachusetts citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 51   (0.9%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (0.26%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 36   (0.64%)
  • 9th Grade: 61   (1.08%)
  • 10th Grade: 105   (1.85%)
  • 11th Grade: 130   (2.29%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 144   (2.54%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,702   (30.02%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 345   (6.09%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 748   (13.19%)
  • Associate Degree: 364   (6.42%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,170   (20.64%)
  • Master's Degree: 567   (10%)
  • Professional School Degree: 142   (2.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 89   (1.57%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.09%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (0.13%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 43   (0.63%)
  • 9th Grade: 45   (0.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 109   (1.59%)
  • 11th Grade: 167   (2.43%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 150   (2.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,046   (29.76%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 539   (7.84%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,135   (16.51%)
  • Associate Degree: 709   (10.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,201   (17.47%)
  • Master's Degree: 538   (7.83%)
  • Professional School Degree: 139   (2.02%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 39   (0.57%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Dennis Town, Massachusetts

  • Dennis Memorial Library Assoc.


    1020 Old Bass River Rd., Dennis, MA 02638

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Dennis Town, Massachusetts


  • Cape Cod Center For The Arts Inc


    Po Box 866, Dennis, MA 02638

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Dennis Town, Massachusetts affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Dennis Town, Massachusetts.

Area Features of Dennis Town, Massachusetts


Bay


(1) Nobscusset Harbor   (2) Swamp Cove  

Beach


(1) Corporation Beach   (2) Mayflower Beach   (3) Sesuit Beach  

Building


(1) Dennis Fire Department Station 2  

Cape


(1) Nobscusset Point   (2) Point Of Rocks   (3) Sesuit Neck  

Cemetery


(1) Hall Cemetery   (2) Howes Cemetery   (3) Paddock Cemetery  

Census


(1) Dennis Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) Barnstable County  

Harbor


(1) Sesuit Harbor  

Lake


(1) Flax Pond   (2) Scargo Lake  

Locale


(1) Sesuit Harbor West Jetty Light   (2) Shiverick Shipyard  

Populated Place


(1) Dennis   (2) East Dennis   (3) New Boston   (4) North Dennis  

Stream


(1) Sesuit Creek  

Summit


(1) Black Ball Hill   (2) Hokum Rock   (3) Scargo Hill  

Swamp


(1) Black Flats   (2) Sesuit Creek Marshes  

Tower


(1) Scargo Hill Observation Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

02638 (pop. 3,862)


Cities Nearby Dennis Town, Massachusetts

South Dennis Cdp, MA  (pop. 4,051) 0.9 Miles
West Dennis Cdp, MA  (pop. 2,151) 2.1 Miles
Dennis Port Cdp, MA  (pop. 3,826) 2.4 Miles
South Yarmouth Cdp, MA  (pop. 11,854) 2.6 Miles
Northwest Harwich Cdp, MA  (pop. 4,545) 2.9 Miles
Yarmouth Port Cdp, MA  (pop. 5,149) 3.2 Miles
East Dennis Cdp, MA  (pop. 2,976) 3.3 Miles
Yarmouth Town, MA  (pop. 23,666) 3.3 Miles
Dennis Cdp, MA  (pop. 2,584) 3.5 Miles
Harwich Town, MA  (pop. 12,316) 4.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

508



Elevation in Dennis Town, Massachusetts is 49.0 ft. (15.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 41.692850 N        Long: -70.161055 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Dennis Town, Massachusetts need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Massachusetts

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
  Total Electric Industry 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
  Total Electric Industry 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
  Total Electric Industry 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
  Total Electric Industry 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 3.46 3.85 0.00 0.00 3.60
  Full-Service Providers 10.09 8.90 7.75 13.73 0.00 9.16
  Total Electric Industry 10.09 8.64 7.53 13.73 0.00 8.99
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 11.39 8.39 7.11 14.83 0.00 8.15
  Full-Service Providers 10.53 9.20 8.27 15.34 0.00 9.57
  Total Electric Industry 10.53 9.13 8.20 15.32 0.00 9.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.84 4.31 3.49 12.77 0.00 4.43
  Energy-Only Providers 6.70 6.46 5.89 5.04 0.00 6.39
  Full-Service Providers 12.47 11.77 9.37 15.22 0.00 11.60
  Total Electric Industry 12.47 11.64 9.37 15.52 0.00 11.55
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.52 4.16 3.23 12.65 0.00 4.06
  Energy-Only Providers 6.34 5.35 4.51 4.55 0.00 5.12
  Full-Service Providers 10.89 10.21 8.58 12.46 0.00 10.26
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 10.02 8.34 13.11 0.00 10.06
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.72 4.40 3.35 0.00 0.00 4.22
  Energy-Only Providers 6.19 5.16 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 11.55 10.78 9.26 0.00 4.09 10.82
  Total Electric Industry 11.60 10.48 8.93 0.00 4.09 10.56
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.24 4.28 3.25 0.00 0.67 4.08
  Energy-Only Providers 5.88 5.63 5.27 0.00 4.35 5.53
  Full-Service Providers 11.72 11.57 8.47 0.00 3.86 11.10
  Total Electric Industry 11.75 10.99 8.48 0.00 4.65 10.77
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.94 4.58 3.41 0.00 0.74 4.68
  Energy-Only Providers 7.54 6.90 6.36 0.00 4.41 6.84
  Full-Service Providers 13.25 13.10 9.00 0.00 4.05 12.44
  Total Electric Industry 13.44 12.42 9.22 0.00 4.80 12.18
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.58 4.69 3.57 0.00 0.78 4.52
  Energy-Only Providers 11.67 9.76 9.85 0.00 9.81 9.91
  Full-Service Providers 16.40 16.78 12.55 0.00 11.21 16.06
  Total Electric Industry 16.60 15.54 13.04 0.00 10.68 15.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 136   (2.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 151   (2.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 217   (3.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 352   (5.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 497   (7.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 851   (13.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,124   (17.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,031   (15.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 660   (10.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 433   (6.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 181   (2.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 64   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 447   (6.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 392   (6.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,509

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 444

In 3-person carpool : 63

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 9

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 28

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 37

Railroad : 9

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 5

Walked : 108

Other means : 38

Worked at home : 425


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 252

5 to 9 minutes : 839

10 to 14 minutes : 1,074

15 to 19 minutes : 776

20 to 24 minutes : 1,238

25 to 29 minutes : 333

30 to 34 minutes : 637

35 to 39 minutes : 84

40 to 44 minutes : 80

45 to 59 minutes : 363

60 to 89 minutes : 292

90 or more minutes : 282


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

With Social Security income : 3,444

No Social Security income : 3,921


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

With retirement income : 2,270

No retirement income : 5,095


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 86

$10,000 to $14,999 : 38

$15,000 to $19,999 : 166

$20,000 to $24,999 : 251

$25,000 to $29,999 : 202

$30,000 to $34,999 : 198

$35,000 to $39,999 : 213

$40,000 to $44,999 : 234

$45,000 to $49,999 : 262

$50,000 to $59,999 : 391

$60,000 to $74,999 : 408

$75,000 to $99,999 : 807

$100,000 to $124,999 : 530

$125,000 to $149,999 : 251

$150,000 to $199,999 : 292

$200,000 or more : 147


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $64,149


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Dennis Town, Massachusetts

  • WBUR (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; West Yarmouth, MA; Owner: The Executive Committee Of Trustees Of The Boston University)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5.0 kW; Plymouth, MA; Owner: Plymouth Rock Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Dennis Town, Massachusetts

  • WFRQ (101.1 FM; Mashpee, MA; Owner: Nassau Broadcasting Iii, Llc)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; Falmouth, MA; Owner: Qantum Of Cape Cod License Company, Llc)
  • WKPE-FM (103.9 FM; Bass River, MA; Owner: Sandab Communication Limited Partnership Ii)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; South Dennis, MA; Owner: Qantum Of Cape Cod License Company, Llc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Edgartown, MA; Owner: Foothills Public Radio, Inc.)
  • WWTA (88.5 FM; Marion, MA; Owner: Tabor Academy)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Mashpee, MA; Owner: Cape Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Bass River, MA; Owner: Cape Cod Community Television)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; South Dennis, MA; Owner: Emerson College)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Oak Bluffs, MA; Owner: Foothills Public Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; East Falmouth, MA; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Bourne, MA; Owner: The Exec. Comm. Of Trts)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Oak Bluffs, MA; Owner: Connecticut River Educational Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; East Dennis, MA; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Eastham, MA; Owner: The Exec. Comm. Of Trts)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; East Harwich, MA; Owner: Nantucket Public Radio, Inc.)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WCCT-FM (90.3 FM; East Harwich, MA; Owner: Cape Cod Regional Tech High School)
  • WSDH (91.5 FM; East Sandwich, MA; Owner: Sandwich, Massachusetts Public Schools)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; East Falmouth, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WOMR (92.1 FM; Provincetown, MA; Owner: Lower Cape Communications, Inc.)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Aritaur Communications, Inc.)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; West Yarmouth, MA; Owner: Qantum Of Cape Cod License Company, Llc)
  • WRZE (96.3 FM; South Dennis, MA; Owner: Qantum Of Cape Cod License Company, Llc)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; Plymouth, MA; Owner: Plymouth Rock Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,027  (29.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 672  (19.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 708  (20.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 25  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 707  (20.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,190  (34.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 754  (22.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,374  (40.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (0.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 5 Farms In Dennis Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Td Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $219.6m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1,328

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Dennis Town, Massachusetts

  • Barnstable Municipal-Boardman/Polando Field


    (about 6.4 miles in Hyannis, Massachusetts; Airport Code: HYA)

  • Chatham Municipal


    (about 8.8 miles in Chatham, Massachusetts; Airport Code: UBF)

  • Otis AFB


    (about 18.8 miles in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Airport Code: FMH)

  • Cape Cod CGAS


    (about 18.8 miles in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Airport Code: FMH)

  • Provincetown Municipal


    (about 26.4 miles in Provincetown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PVC)

  • Lprovincetown Municipal


    (about 26.4 miles in Provincetown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PVC)

  • Katama Airpark


    (about 29.8 miles in Edgartown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA1)

  • Nantucket Memorial


    (about 30.6 miles in Nantucket, Massachusetts; Airport Code: ACK)

  • Martha's Vineyard Airport


    (about 31.4 miles in West Tisbury, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MVY)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 32.8 miles in North Carver, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PYM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.38%

Carpooled

8.59%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.56%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.26%

Railroad

0.09%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.09%

Walked

2.69%

Other Means

0.85%

Worked At Home

4.50%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Dennis Town, Massachusetts, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,601

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 218

Female householder, no husband present : 657

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,564

Householder not living alone : 325


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 12

Male householder and female partner : 100

Female householder and female partner : 22

Female householder and male partner : 138

All other households : 7,093


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,197

Renter-occupied housing units : 404

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 146

Renter-occupied housing units : 72

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 514

Renter-occupied housing units : 143

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,014

Renter-occupied housing units : 875


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 378

$10,000 to $14,999 : 249

$15,000 to $19,999 : 367

$20,000 to $24,999 : 570

$25,000 to $29,999 : 467

$30,000 to $34,999 : 313

$35,000 to $39,999 : 466

$40,000 to $44,999 : 458

$45,000 to $49,999 : 362

$50,000 to $59,999 : 600

$60,000 to $74,999 : 722

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,016

$100,000 to $124,999 : 600

$125,000 to $149,999 : 289

$150,000 to $199,999 : 334

$200,000 or more : 174


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 14,513


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 7,365

Vacant : 7,148


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 75

Built 2000 to 2004 : 418

Built 1990 to 1999 : 722

Built 1980 to 1989 : 2,180

Built 1970 to 1979 : 3,761

Built 1960 to 1969 : 2,701

Built 1950 to 1959 : 2,230

Built 1940 to 1949 : 777

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,649


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 4,351

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 112

Electricity : 772

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 2,002

Coal or coke : 36

Wood : 73

Solar energy : 10

Other fuel : 9

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 19

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $69,999 : 18

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 15

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 57

$150,000 to $174,999 : 64

$175,000 to $199,999 : 80

$200,000 to $249,999 : 348

$250,000 to $299,999 : 605

$300,000 to $399,999 : 1,715

$400,000 to $499,999 : 1,060

$500,000 to $749,999 : 1,004

$750,000 to $999,999 : 474

$1,000,000 or more : 350


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 149

Home equity loan only : 738

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 29

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,313

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,642


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Dennis Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : $913,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $602,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $488,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $454,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $360,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $372,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $344,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $379,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $421,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Dennis Town, Massachusetts: 57.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 93.44%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 6.56%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Dennis Town, MA): $41,598
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dennis Town): $172,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dennis Town): $695
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 59.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.6%
Electricity: 10.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 27.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Dennis Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 23 V2 Whites Path, South Yarmouth, Massachusetts 02664
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/1/1996

Centrus Premier Home Care


     Address: 225 Water Street Suite 407, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/8/1989

Gentiva Health Services - Plymouth


     Address: 40 Court Street, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/30/2006

Vineyard Nursing Association


     Address: P O Box 2568 Linton Lane, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts 02557
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 1/8/1985

Marthas Vineyard Community Services


     Address: 111 Edgartown Road, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts 02568
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/12/1966

Hospitals Close To Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Falmouth Hospital


     Address: 67 & 100 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Jordan Hospital Inc


     Address: 275 Sandwich Street, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nantucket Cottage Hospital


     Address: 57 Prospect Street, Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Anne's Hospital Corporation


     Address: 795 Middle Street, Fall River, Massachusetts 02721
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

"southcoast Hospital Group, Inc"


     Address: 363 Highland Avenue, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Eagle Pond Rehabilitation & Living Center


     Address: 1 Love Lane, South Dennis, Massachusetts 02660
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 129
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Windsor Nursing & Retirement Home


     Address: 265 N Main St, South Yarmouth, Massachusetts 02664
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Mayflower Place Nursing Center


     Address: 579 Buck Island Road, West Yarmouth, Massachusetts 02673
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Pleasant Bay Nursing & Rehabilitation


     Address: 383 South Orleans Road, Brewster, Massachusetts 02631
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 117
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Epoch Senior Healthcare Of Brewster


     Address: 873 Harwich Road, Brewster, Massachusetts 02631
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 162
     Percent Occupied: 94%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Name: Pilgrim
Address: Rocky Hill Road; Plymouth, MA 02360
Distance: 27 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 950
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 100
    Spouses Workers: 70
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Dennis Town, Massachusetts


Charges


Parks & Recreation: $3,535,000
Solid Waste Management: $1,560,000
All Other: $817,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Highways: $373,000
Housing & Community Development: $1,110,000
All Other: $123,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $610,000
Public Welfare: $52,000
All Other: $644,000


Current Operations


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $4,000
Financial Administration: $720,000
Fire Protection: $3,268,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $462,000
Central Staff Services: $1,222,000
General Public Buildings: $364,000
Health Services - Other: $451,000
Regular Highways: $2,647,000
Housing & Community Development: $883,000
Libraries: $401,000
Natural Resources - Other: $212,000
Parks & Recreation: $2,222,000
Police Protection: $3,514,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $628,000
Welfare - Other: $121,000
Solid Waste Management: $1,212,000
General - Other: $4,513,000


Construction


General Public Buildings: $1,385,000
General: $73,000


Other Capital Outlay


Elementary And Secondary Education: $60,000
Financial Administration: $10,000
Fire Protection: $41,000
Central Staff: $88,000
General Public Building: $5,000
Regular Highways: $952,000
Housing & Community Development: $5,000
Libraries: $126,000
Natural Resource - Other: $122,000
Parks & Recreation: $315,000
Police Protection: $149,000
Protective Inspection & Regulation, Nec: $532,000
Solid Waste Management: $4,000
General - Other: $4,322,000


General


Interest On Debt: $1,054,000


Intergovernmental To State


Elementary And Secondary Education: $8,000
General: $6,000
Transit Utilities: $69,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Elementary And Secondary Education: $13,517,000
Health: $116,000


Tax


Property: $28,717,000
Other Selective Sales: $515,000
Other License: $956,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $541,000
Donations From Private Sources: $101,000
General Revenue, Nec: $1,751,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $1,243,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $12,284,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $10,161,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,860,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $19,529,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,389,000


Short Term Debt Outstanding


Beginning: $4,100,000
End Of Fiscal Year: $4,100,000


(updated 2006)



Barnstable County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 54.60%
  • Bush & Cheney 44.29%
  • Other 1.11%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Dennis Town, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Barnstable County, MA

5.20 % of Barnstable County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $70,076

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.18 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $21,260

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Barnstable County, MA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Plymouth County , MA 0.59 % ($50,745 AGI )
  • Middlesex County , MA 0.49 % ($89,656 AGI )
  • Norfolk County , MA 0.41 % ($87,563 AGI )

Relocation away from Barnstable County, MA

5.84 % of Barnstable County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $56,844

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.06 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $44,000

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Barnstable County, MA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Plymouth County , MA 0.62 % ($63,660 AGI )
  • Middlesex County , MA 0.37 % ($60,586 AGI )
  • Suffolk County , MA 0.36 % ($48,529 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Massachusetts

Low Bracket: $0 (5.30%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (5.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Massachusetts

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Dennis Town, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Dennis Town, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Dennis Town, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 1 0 0 0 1 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 6 0 0 0 6 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 3 1 2 1 5 2 n/a 5 9 10 5 0 13
    per 100,000 19 6 12 6 31 13 n/a 32 58 66 35 0 92
Robbery 0 4 5 5 7 7 n/a 7 15 6 6 6 8
    per 100,000 0 25 31 31 44 44 n/a 45 97 39 42 42 56
Assault 68 93 78 73 69 53 n/a 67 62 58 53 43 59
    per 100,000 424 575 481 451 429 332 n/a 435 401 381 371 300 416
Burglary 145 164 163 123 147 175 n/a 166 240 231 208 256 211
    per 100,000 903 1,014 1,006 760 914 1,095 n/a 1,078 1,551 1,519 1,455 1,787 1,489
Larceny Theft 301 345 267 253 281 351 n/a 333 379 392 324 267 276
    per 100,000 1,876 2,133 1,647 1,563 1,748 2,196 n/a 2,161 2,449 2,577 2,267 1,864 1,947
Vehicle Theft 20 20 16 22 28 26 n/a 19 10 13 9 4 18
    per 100,000 125 124 99 136 174 163 n/a 123 65 85 63 28 127
Arson 15 1 6 11 5 0 n/a 4 4 2 4 2 3
    per 100,000 93 6 37 68 31 0 n/a 26 26 13 28 14 21
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
18 25 21 20 20 16 n/a 20 22 19 16 12 20
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
120 133 113 102 115 138 n/a 131 158 160 136 132 127
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
69 79 67 61 68 77 n/a 75 90 89 76 72 74


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Massachusetts

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,000 8,104 11,768 14,896 13,125 15,341 11,182 0 11,307 0


(updated 2014)



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