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   (County: Dukes County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of West Tisbury 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
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 41

5 to 9 years : 27

10 to 14 years : 91

15 to 17 years : 45

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 26

22 to 24 years : 14

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 53

35 to 39 years : 118

40 to 44 years : 61

45 to 49 years : 126

50 to 54 years : 128

55 to 59 years : 136

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 69

65 and 66 years : 22

67 to 69 years : 14

70 to 74 years : 38

75 to 79 years : 18

80 to 84 years : 6

85 years and over : 12

Female:

Under 5 years : 101

5 to 9 years : 71

10 to 14 years : 58

15 to 17 years : 46

18 and 19 years : 63

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 14

30 to 34 years : 39

35 to 39 years : 54

40 to 44 years : 122

45 to 49 years : 175

50 to 54 years : 89

55 to 59 years : 134

60 and 61 years : 36

62 to 64 years : 6

65 and 66 years : 53

67 to 69 years : 51

70 to 74 years : 48

75 to 79 years : 49

80 to 84 years : 36

85 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,321

Multiple ancestry : 818

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 174


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,137

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 21

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 5

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 62

Not a U.S. citizen : 88


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 142

5 to 17 years : 338

18 to 24 years : 103

25 to 34 years : 106

35 to 44 years : 355

45 to 54 years : 518

55 to 59 years : 270

60 and 61 years : 53

62 to 64 years : 75

65 to 74 years : 226

75 years and over : 127

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 91

5 to 17 years : 272

18 to 24 years : 77

25 to 34 years : 77

35 to 44 years : 203

45 to 54 years : 164

55 to 59 years : 69

60 and 61 years : 38

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 73

75 years and over : 34

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 30

5 to 17 years : 61

18 to 24 years : 26

25 to 34 years : 22

35 to 44 years : 91

45 to 54 years : 306

55 to 59 years : 201

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 34

65 to 74 years : 145

75 years and over : 81

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 21

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 7

35 to 44 years : 61

45 to 54 years : 48

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 6

65 to 74 years : 8

75 years and over : 12


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 523

Female : 610

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 477

Female : 527

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 5

Female : 21

Foreign born:

Male : 57

Female : 93


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 1,099

Born in other state in the United States : 956

Native: born outside the United States : 5

Foreign born : 99


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 291

Now married, except separated : 365

Divorced : 119

Separated : 27

Widowed : 23

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 151

Now married, except separated : 639

Divorced : 102

Separated : 0

Widowed : 57

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 55

Now married, except separated : 73

Divorced : 8

Separated : 8

Widowed : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,063

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 75

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

  • English: 659   (20.9%)
  • Irish: 480   (15.2%)
  • German: 291   (9.2%)
  • United States Or American: 279   (8.8%)
  • Italian: 189   (6.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 170   (5.4%)
  • Other Groups: 170   (5.4%)
  • Scottish: 159   (5.0%)
  • Portuguese: 136   (4.3%)
  • Polish: 89   (2.8%)
  • European: 64   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 59   (1.9%)
  • Swedish: 57   (1.8%)
  • Russian: 57   (1.8%)
  • Dutch: 29   (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 27   (0.9%)
  • Austrian: 26   (0.8%)
  • British: 22   (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 19   (0.6%)
  • Romanian: 18   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 17   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 17   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 17   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 16   (0.5%)
  • Northern European: 15   (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 14   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 14   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 12   (0.4%)
  • Latvian: 9   (0.3%)
  • Armenian: 8   (0.3%)
  • New Zealander: 6   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 5   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts is 2,313



(updated 2009)



Male Population in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts: 1,062
Female Population in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts: 1,251


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts: 48.5
Median Female Resident Age in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts: 48.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

47.7

Male

47.5

Female

47.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

50.3

Male

58.5

Female

24.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.5

Male

23.0

Female

41.5

Asian


Both sexes

44.5

Male

47.0

Female

29.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

48.5

Male

48.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

33.5

Male

33.5

Female

34.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.0

Male

27.5

Female

14.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.5

Male

28.5

Female

35.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.8

Male

47.6

Female

48.0


(updated 2010)



Races in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 2,159
  • African American: 79
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 14
  • Two or More Races: 61



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.48%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (1.69%)
  • 11th Grade: 15   (1.81%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (1.45%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 160   (19.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 9   (1.08%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 146   (17.59%)
  • Associate Degree: 69   (8.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 251   (30.24%)
  • Master's Degree: 102   (12.29%)
  • Professional School Degree: 24   (2.89%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 24   (2.89%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (0.56%)
  • 11th Grade: 1   (0.11%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (1%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 132   (14.7%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 21   (2.34%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 153   (17.04%)
  • Associate Degree: 63   (7.02%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 368   (40.98%)
  • Master's Degree: 108   (12.03%)
  • Professional School Degree: 26   (2.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 12   (1.34%)


(updated 2010)







Museums Near West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts


  • African American Heritage Trail Of Marthas Vineyard Inc


    Po Box 596, West Tisbury, MA 02575

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to West Tisbury 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 West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts.

Area Features of West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts


Airport


(1) Martha S Vineyard Airport  

Bay


(1) Deep Bottom Cove   (2) Lamberts Cove   (3) Long Cove   (4) Middle Point Cove   (5) Muddy Cove   (6) Pear Tree Cove   (7) Ripley Cove   (8) Short Cove   (9) Thumb Cove   (10) Tiah Cove   (11) Town Cove  

Beach


(1) North Shore Beach  

Building


(1) American Youth Hostel   (2) Dukes County Sheriff S Office   (3) Joshua Slocum House   (4) Martha S Vineyard Public Charter School Library   (5) West Tisbury Police Department   (6) West Tisbury Public Library  

Cape


(1) Flat Point   (2) Long Point Historical   (3) Paul Point   (4) Plum Bush Point   (5) Scrubby Neck  

Cemetery


(1) Christiantown Memorial Cemetery   (2) West Tisbury Village Cemetery  

Church


(1) Island Christian Church   (2) Lamberts Cove Church   (3) Mayhew Chapel  

Civil


(1) Dukes County   (2) Town Of West Tisbury  

Cliff


(1) Cedar Tree Neck  

Dam


(1) Crocker Pond Dam   (2) Fisher Pond Dam  

Island


(1) Martha S Vineyard  

Lake


(1) Black Point Pond   (2) Doggetts Pond   (3) Fresh Pond   (4) Grey Pond   (5) Homer Pond   (6) James Pond   (7) Lily Pond   (8) Little Pond   (9) Old House Pond   (10) Seths Pond   (11) Tisbury Great Pond   (12) Tississa Pond   (13) Watcha Pond  

Locale


(1) Martha S Vineyard Aero Light   (2) Takemmy Historical   (3) Toikiming Historical  

Park


(1) Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary  

Plain


(1) Great Plains  

Populated Place


(1) Christian Town   (2) Lamberts Cove   (3) Nabs Corner   (4) North Tisbury   (5) Quansoo   (6) Tississa   (7) West Tisbury  

Post Office


(1) West Tisbury Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Crocker Pond   (2) Davis Pond   (3) Fisher Pond   (4) Looks Pond   (5) Old Millpond   (6) Priester Pond  

Stream


(1) Mill Brook   (2) Tiasquam River   (3) Witch Brook  

Summit


(1) Goat Rocks   (2) Whiting Hill  

Swamp


(1) James Pond Marshes  

Valley


(1) Deep Bottom   (2) Waldron Bottom   (3) Willow Tree Bottom  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

02575 (pop. 399)


Cities Nearby West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

West Tisbury Town, MA  (pop. 2,313) 0.0 Miles
Tisbury Town, MA  (pop. 3,884) 4.9 Miles
Vineyard Haven Cdp, MA  (pop. 2,302) 5.0 Miles
Chilmark Town, MA  (pop. 1,028) 5.2 Miles
Oak Bluffs Town, MA  (pop. 3,835) 5.9 Miles
Edgartown Town, MA  (pop. 4,003) 6.9 Miles
Gosnold Town, MA  (pop. 156) 8.0 Miles
Aquinnah Town, MA  (pop. 456) 8.3 Miles
Woods Hole Cdp, MA  (pop. 643) 9.2 Miles
Falmouth Cdp, MA  (pop. 3,827) 11.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

508



Elevation in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts is 36.0 ft. (11.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 41.394325 N        Long: -70.656336 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of West Tisbury 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 West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 3   (0.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 36   (3.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 46   (4.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 63   (5.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 188   (16.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 192   (16.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 274   (23.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 130   (11.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 116   (10.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 34   (3.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 14   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 37   (3.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 13   (1.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 921

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 19

In 3-person carpool : 13

In 4-person carpool : 13

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 15

Railroad : 7

Ferryboat : 18

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 7

Walked : 57

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 224


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 143

5 to 9 minutes : 141

10 to 14 minutes : 261

15 to 19 minutes : 349

20 to 24 minutes : 101

25 to 29 minutes : 22

30 to 34 minutes : 0

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 8

45 to 59 minutes : 7

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 38


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 276

No Social Security income : 665


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 120

No retirement income : 821


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 20

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 24

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 34

$50,000 to $59,999 : 38

$60,000 to $74,999 : 66

$75,000 to $99,999 : 84

$100,000 to $124,999 : 84

$125,000 to $149,999 : 40

$150,000 to $199,999 : 75

$200,000 or more : 51


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $96,100


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

  • WBUR (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; West Yarmouth, MA; Owner: The Executive Committee Of Trustees Of The Boston University)
  • WNBH (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WHTB (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Fall River, MA; Owner: Sne Broadcasting, Ltd.)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)

FM Radio Stations Near West Tisbury 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)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Edgartown, MA; Owner: Foothills Public Radio, Inc.)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; Fairhaven, MA; Owner: New Bedford Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Dartmouth, MA; Owner: Academy Of The Immaculate, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Nantucket, MA; Owner: Connecticut River Educational Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Nantucket, MA; Owner: Connecticut River Educational 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; Oak Bluffs, MA; Owner: Foothills Public Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; East Falmouth, MA; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Nantucket, MA; Owner: Nantucket Public Radio, Inc.)
  • 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.)
  • WUMD (89.3 FM; Dartmouth, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WNCK (89.5 FM; Nantucket, MA; Owner: Nantucket Public Radio Inc)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Fall River, MA; Owner: Fall River & New Bedford Outreach Center Inc)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WNAN (91.1 FM; Nantucket, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation, Inc.)
  • WTKL (91.1 FM; Dartmouth, MA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WSDH (91.5 FM; East Sandwich, MA; Owner: Sandwich, Massachusetts Public Schools)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Nantucket, MA; Owner: Roman Catholic Diocese Of Portland, Maine)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; East Falmouth, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • 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; Nantucket, MA; Owner: Qantum Of Cape Cod License Company, Llc)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; Fairhaven, MA; Owner: Wjfd-fm, Inc.)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 232  (30.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 104  (13.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 96  (12.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 223  (29.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 315  (48.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 83  (12.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 212  (32.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 28  (4.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 23 Farms In West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $562.2k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 9

(updated 2014)







Airports Near West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

  • Martha's Vineyard Airport


    (about 2.1 miles in West Tisbury, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MVY)

  • Katama Airpark


    (about 7.3 miles in Edgartown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA1)

  • Otis AFB


    (about 19.5 miles in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Airport Code: FMH)

  • Cape Cod CGAS


    (about 19.6 miles in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Airport Code: FMH)

  • New Bedford Regional


    (about 25.0 miles in Acushnet, Massachusetts; Airport Code: EWB)

  • Barnstable Municipal-Boardman/Polando Field


    (about 27.2 miles in Hyannis, Massachusetts; Airport Code: HYA)

  • Nantucket Memorial


    (about 32.4 miles in Nantucket, Massachusetts; Airport Code: ACK)

  • Newport State


    (about 33.8 miles in Middletown, Rhode Island; Airport Code: NPT)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 35.8 miles in North Carver, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PYM)

  • Taunton Municipal King Field


    (about 38.0 miles in East Taunton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA3)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

71.89%

Carpooled

5.81%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.74%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.74%

Walked

2.80%

Other Means

2.65%

Worked At Home

15.38%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including West Tisbury 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
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 443

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 25

Female householder, no husband present : 60

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 317

Householder not living alone : 96


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 27

Male householder and female partner : 63

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 5

All other households : 846


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 425

Renter-occupied housing units : 18

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 49

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 281

Renter-occupied housing units : 132


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 36

$10,000 to $14,999 : 30

$15,000 to $19,999 : 61

$20,000 to $24,999 : 70

$25,000 to $29,999 : 20

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 83

$50,000 to $59,999 : 60

$60,000 to $74,999 : 119

$75,000 to $99,999 : 131

$100,000 to $124,999 : 111

$125,000 to $149,999 : 40

$150,000 to $199,999 : 75

$200,000 or more : 84


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 2,095


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 941

Vacant : 1,154


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 32

Built 1990 to 1999 : 449

Built 1980 to 1989 : 793

Built 1970 to 1979 : 292

Built 1960 to 1969 : 109

Built 1950 to 1959 : 93

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 327


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 0

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 411

Electricity : 60

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 340

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 101

Solar energy : 25

Other fuel : 4

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 41

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 6

$300,000 to $399,999 : 8

$400,000 to $499,999 : 38

$500,000 to $749,999 : 301

$750,000 to $999,999 : 173

$1,000,000 or more : 207


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(West Tisbury 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 81

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 322

Housing units without a mortgage : 377


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $816,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $723,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $583,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $1,000,001

Built 1950 to 1959 : $600,000

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $1,000,001


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts: 61.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 56 56 $12,446,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

56 56 $12,446,000
2000        
  Single Family 53 53 $6,252,908
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

53 53 $6,252,908
2001        
  Single Family 30 30 $5,864,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

30 30 $5,864,000
2002        
  Single Family 23 23 $6,603,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

23 23 $6,603,000
2003        
  Single Family 49 49 $17,568,686
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

49 49 $17,568,686
2004        
  Single Family 42 42 $14,992,109
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

42 42 $14,992,109
2005        
  Single Family 17 17 $7,098,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $7,098,000
2006        
  Single Family 14 14 $7,539,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $7,539,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (West Tisbury Town, MA): $54,077
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (West Tisbury Town): $366,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (West Tisbury Town): $761
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 0.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 31.1%
Electricity: 11.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 42.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.4%
Wood: 12.2%
Solar Energy: 1.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Marthas Vineyard Community Services


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

Vineyard Nursing Association


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

Community Nurse & Hospice Care


     Address: 62 Center St, Fairhaven, Massachusetts 02719
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Southcoast Home Care


     Address: 200 Mill Road, Fairhaven, Massachusetts 02719
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/16/1973

Overlook Vna - New Bedford


     Address: One Merrills Wharf, Bourne Counting House, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/3/1996

Hospitals Close To West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Falmouth Hospital


     Address: 67 & 100 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
     Hospital Type: Acute Care 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

Nantucket Cottage Hospital


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

Newport Hospital


     Address: Friendship Street, Newport, Rhode Island 02840
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Windemere Nursing & Rehab Ctr On Marthas Viney


     Address: Linton Lane, Po Box 1747, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts 02557
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 64%

Jml Care Center Inc


     Address: 184 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 117
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Harborside Healthcare-falmouth Rehab & Nursing


     Address: 359 Jones Road, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Royal Nursing Center, Llc


     Address: 545 Main Street, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Harborside Healthcare-mashpee Rehab & Nursing


     Address: 161 Falmouth Road, Mashpee, Massachusetts 02649
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 89%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Name: Pilgrim
Address: Rocky Hill Road; Plymouth, MA 02360
Distance: 34 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 175
    Disabled Workers: 20
    Widowers Workers: 15
    Spouses Workers: 10
    Children Workers: 5


(updated 2007)



Dukes County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 72.67%
  • Bush & Cheney 26.03%
  • Other 1.30%



(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 West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Dukes County, MA

5.49 % of Dukes County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $60,717

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.29 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $15,350

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

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

  • Middlesex County , MA 0.54 % ($63,243 AGI )
  • Barnstable County , MA 0.35 % ($29,708 AGI )
  • Suffolk County , MA 0.23 % ($21,750 AGI )

Relocation away from Dukes County, MA

6.17 % of Dukes 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 $46,591

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Barnstable County , MA 0.39 % ($51,222 AGI )
  • Middlesex County , MA 0.35 % ($37,792 AGI )
  • Suffolk County , MA 0.33 % ($35,000 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 West Tisbury 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 West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in West Tisbury Town, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 0 0
Rape 0 n/a 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 38 0 0 0 37 75 0 0 0
Robbery 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assault 0 n/a 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 2 2 1
    per 100,000 0 n/a 39 38 0 0 0 0 112 189 73 71 35
Burglary 0 n/a 1 0 1 0 2 2 11 14 11 4 8
    per 100,000 0 n/a 39 0 38 0 75 76 412 528 399 143 280
Larceny Theft 12 n/a 5 6 6 9 4 11 32 12 16 13 16
    per 100,000 484 n/a 193 228 225 335 150 416 1,199 452 580 464 560
Vehicle Theft 0 n/a 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 1 0 2
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 38 0 0 0 76 37 113 36 0 70
Arson 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
3 n/a 2 2 2 2 2 4 11 7 7 4 7
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
2 n/a 0 1 1 1 0 2 6 5 4 2 3


(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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