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Demographics Analysis

The people of Dukes County, 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
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 447

5 to 9 years : 251

10 to 14 years : 530

15 to 17 years : 305

18 and 19 years : 262

20 years : 49

21 years : 32

22 to 24 years : 458

25 to 29 years : 147

30 to 34 years : 394

35 to 39 years : 407

40 to 44 years : 673

45 to 49 years : 638

50 to 54 years : 695

55 to 59 years : 727

60 and 61 years : 185

62 to 64 years : 328

65 and 66 years : 114

67 to 69 years : 195

70 to 74 years : 249

75 to 79 years : 158

80 to 84 years : 162

85 years and over : 81

Female:

Under 5 years : 443

5 to 9 years : 416

10 to 14 years : 426

15 to 17 years : 300

18 and 19 years : 206

20 years : 0

21 years : 40

22 to 24 years : 318

25 to 29 years : 326

30 to 34 years : 440

35 to 39 years : 600

40 to 44 years : 531

45 to 49 years : 690

50 to 54 years : 715

55 to 59 years : 791

60 and 61 years : 138

62 to 64 years : 340

65 and 66 years : 252

67 to 69 years : 187

70 to 74 years : 247

75 to 79 years : 246

80 to 84 years : 329

85 years and over : 207


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,468

Multiple ancestry : 5,219

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 15

Ancestry not reported : 973


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 13,803

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 29

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 95

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 671

Not a U.S. citizen : 1,077


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 890

5 to 17 years : 2,228

18 to 24 years : 1,365

25 to 34 years : 1,307

35 to 44 years : 2,211

45 to 54 years : 2,738

55 to 59 years : 1,518

60 and 61 years : 323

62 to 64 years : 668

65 to 74 years : 1,244

75 years and over : 1,183

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 777

5 to 17 years : 1,719

18 to 24 years : 864

25 to 34 years : 608

35 to 44 years : 981

45 to 54 years : 1,237

55 to 59 years : 717

60 and 61 years : 151

62 to 64 years : 241

65 to 74 years : 695

75 years and over : 460

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 77

5 to 17 years : 379

18 to 24 years : 181

25 to 34 years : 271

35 to 44 years : 887

45 to 54 years : 1,248

55 to 59 years : 674

60 and 61 years : 157

62 to 64 years : 345

65 to 74 years : 447

75 years and over : 687

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 36

5 to 17 years : 55

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 16

45 to 54 years : 17

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 : 75

18 to 24 years : 320

25 to 34 years : 428

35 to 44 years : 327

45 to 54 years : 236

55 to 59 years : 127

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 82

65 to 74 years : 102

75 years and over : 36


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,958

Female : 4,492

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,736

Female : 2,617

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 53

Female : 71

Foreign born:

Male : 740

Female : 1,008


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 7,732

Born in other state in the United States : 4,980

Native: born outside the United States : 92

Foreign born : 833


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,375

Now married, except separated : 2,864

Divorced : 664

Separated : 83

Widowed : 410

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 922

Now married, except separated : 2,897

Divorced : 704

Separated : 124

Widowed : 402

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 11

Now married, except separated : 25

Divorced : 8

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 702

Now married, except separated : 749

Divorced : 164

Separated : 33

Widowed : 25


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 13,243

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 39

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 137

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 201

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 52

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 379

Speak English less than "very well" : 425

German:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 24

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 59

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Armenian:

Speak English "very well" : 116

Speak English less than "very well" : 33

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Dukes County, Massachusetts

  • English: 3,840   (20.0%)
  • Irish: 2,798   (14.6%)
  • Portuguese: 1,435   (7.5%)
  • German: 1,403   (7.3%)
  • Other Groups: 1,348   (7.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 1,277   (6.7%)
  • Italian: 1,171   (6.1%)
  • Scottish: 928   (4.8%)
  • United States Or American: 779   (4.1%)
  • Polish: 608   (3.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 397   (2.1%)
  • Swedish: 377   (2.0%)
  • Brazilian: 344   (1.8%)
  • Russian: 309   (1.6%)
  • French Canadian: 231   (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 224   (1.2%)
  • Dutch: 204   (1.1%)
  • European: 135   (0.7%)
  • Subsaharan African: 121   (0.6%)
  • British: 105   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 100   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 96   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 88   (0.5%)
  • Romanian: 72   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 67   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 63   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 62   (0.3%)
  • Armenian: 61   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 59   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 52   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 51   (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 48   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 38   (0.2%)
  • Australian: 30   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 28   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 26   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 25   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 25   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 24   (0.1%)
  • Israeli: 23   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 17   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Estonian: 9   (0.0%)
  • New Zealander: 9   (0.0%)
  • Latvian: 9   (0.0%)
  • Celtic: 7   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 7   (0.0%)
  • Turkish: 6   (0.0%)
  • Bulgarian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.0%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Serbian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Dukes County, Massachusetts is 15,675



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Dukes County, Massachusetts: 7,487
Female Population in Dukes County, Massachusetts: 8,188


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Dukes County, Massachusetts: 43.2
Median Female Resident Age in Dukes County, Massachusetts: 45.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Dukes County, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

46.8

Male

45.6

Female

48.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

46.6

Male

42.8

Female

51.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.5

Male

35.9

Female

44.0

Asian


Both sexes

35.4

Male

38.5

Female

30.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

19.5

Male

24.5

Female

13.5

Other


Both sexes

30.2

Male

30.5

Female

29.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

25.1

Male

26.4

Female

24.4

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.9

Male

28.5

Female

30.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.0

Male

46.0

Female

48.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Dukes County, Massachusetts


  • White: 13,637
  • African American: 582
  • American Indian: 306
  • Asian: 49
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 807
  • Two or More Races: 294



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Dukes County, Massachusetts

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (0.16%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 11   (0.22%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 10   (0.2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 49   (0.97%)
  • 9th Grade: 26   (0.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 58   (1.15%)
  • 11th Grade: 128   (2.54%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 207   (4.1%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,326   (26.27%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 201   (3.98%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 944   (18.7%)
  • Associate Degree: 339   (6.72%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,104   (21.87%)
  • Master's Degree: 380   (7.53%)
  • Professional School Degree: 157   (3.11%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 99   (1.96%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 21   (0.37%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 19   (0.34%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.04%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 59   (1.04%)
  • 9th Grade: 56   (0.99%)
  • 10th Grade: 86   (1.52%)
  • 11th Grade: 71   (1.26%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 215   (3.81%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,159   (20.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 252   (4.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 943   (16.7%)
  • Associate Degree: 401   (7.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,611   (28.53%)
  • Master's Degree: 552   (9.78%)
  • Professional School Degree: 105   (1.86%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 94   (1.66%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Schools (Private) In Dukes County, Massachusetts

  • Vineyard Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: Po Box 994, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, Phone: (508) 693-4090, Students: 22 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Dukes County, Massachusetts

  • Aquinnah Public Library


    1 Church St., Chilmark, MA 02535

  • Chilmark Free Public Library


    522 South Rd., Chilmark, MA 02535

  • Cuttyhunk Public Library


    19 Tower Hill Road, Cuttyhunk, MA 02713

  • Edgartown Free Public Library


    58 North Water St., Edgartown, MA 02539

  • Oak Bluffs Public Library


    56r School Street, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

  • Vineyard Haven Public Library


    200 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

  • West Tisbury Free Public Library


    1042 State Rd., Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Dukes County, Massachusetts


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Dukes County, 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 Dukes County, Massachusetts.

Area Features of Dukes County, Massachusetts


Airport


(1) Canapitsit Airport   (2) Cuttyhunk Harbor Seaplane Base   (3) Katama Airpark   (4) Martha S Vineyard Airport   (5) Trade Wind Airport  

Area


(1) Sturgeon Flats  

Bar


(1) Alleghany Rock Historical   (2) Cape Poge Elbow   (3) Cape Poge Flats   (4) Devils Bridge   (5) Douglas Rock   (6) Edwards Shoal   (7) Felix Ledge   (8) Hawes Shoal   (9) Hedge Fence   (10) Little Beach   (11) Lone Rock   (12) Long Shoal   (13) Lucas Shoal   (14) Middle Ground   (15) Middle Ledge   (16) Mutton Shoal   (17) Nantucket Shoals   (18) Norton Point   (19) Norton Shoal   (20) Nortons Point   (21) Pease Ledge   (22) Shoveful Shoal   (23) Squash Meadow   (24) Tom Shoal   (25) Wasque Shoal   (26) Whale Rock  

Bay


(1) Caleb Pond   (2) Cape Poge Bay   (3) Cow Bay   (4) Cuttyhunk Harbor   (5) Deep Bottom Cove   (6) Drew Cove   (7) Edgartown Harbor   (8) French Watering Place   (9) Gilberts Cove   (10) Harts Harbor   (11) Janes Cove   (12) Jobs Neck Cove   (13) Katama Bay   (14) Kettle Cove   (15) Lamberts Cove   (16) Long Cove   (17) Lyles Bay   (18) Majors Cove   (19) Mashacket Cove   (20) Mattakeset Bay   (21) Menemsha Bight   (22) Middle Point Cove   (23) Muddy Cove   (24) Pear Tree Cove   (25) Ripley Cove   (26) Shear Pen Pond   (27) Short Cove   (28) Slough Cove   (29) Squibnocket Bight   (30) Tarpaulin Cove   (31) Thumb Cove   (32) Tiah Cove   (33) Town Cove   (34) Turkeyland Cove   (35) Wades Cove   (36) Wintucket Cove  

Beach


(1) Bend-in-the-road Beach   (2) Chappaquiddick Beach   (3) Crescent Beach   (4) East Beach   (5) Eastville Beach   (6) Edgartown Beach   (7) Fuller Street Beach   (8) Gay Head Town Beach   (9) Katama County Beach   (10) Lake Tashmoo Town Beach   (11) Lamberts Cove Beach   (12) Lighthouse Beach   (13) Lobsterville Beach   (14) Long Beach   (15) Lucy Vincent Beach   (16) Menemsha Beach   (17) Menemsha Hills Reservation Beach   (18) North Shore Beach   (19) Oak Bluffs Town Beach   (20) Owen Park Beach   (21) Silver Beach   (22) South Beach   (23) Squibnocket Beach   (24) Stonewall Beach   (25) Tisbury Town Beach   (26) West Beach  

Bridge


(1) Dike Bridge  

Building


(1) American Youth Hostel   (2) Aquinnah Fire Department   (3) Aquinnah Police Department   (4) Cape Poge Lighthouse   (5) Chilmark Community Center   (6) Chilmark Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (7) Chilmark Fire Department Station 2   (8) Chilmark Police Department   (9) Chilmark Public Library   (10) Chilmark Town Hall   (11) Coast Guard Station   (12) Cottage Museum   (13) Dale Huntington Library   (14) Doctor Daniel Fisher House Museum   (15) Dukes County Courthouse   (16) Dukes County Historical Museum   (17) Dukes County Historical Society Building   (18) Dukes County Law Library   (19) Dukes County Sheriff S Office   (20) Edgartown Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (21) Edgartown Fire Department Station 2   (22) Edgartown Light   (23) Edgartown Police Department   (24) Edgartown Public Library   (25) Edgartown Town Hall   (26) Edgartown Visitors Center   (27) Foster Maritime Gallery   (28) Gay Head Coast Guard Station   (29) Gosnold Fire Department   (30) Hansel And Gretel Doll Museum   (31) Joshua Slocum House   (32) Katherine Cornell Theater   (33) Martha S Vineyard Public Charter School Library   (34) Marthas Vineyard Chamber Of Commerce   (35) Massachusetts State Police Department Troop D5   (36) Oak Bluffs Fire Department   (37) Oak Bluffs Police Department   (38) Oak Bluffs Public Library   (39) Oak Bluffs Town Hall   (40) Old Schoolhouse Museum And Liberty Pole   (41) Seamans Bethel   (42) Thomas Cooke House Museum   (43) Tisbury Elementary School Library   (44) Tisbury Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (45) Tisbury Museum   (46) Tisbury Police Department   (47) Tisbury Town Hall   (48) Tri - Town Ambulance   (49) Vincent House Museum   (50) Vineyard Haven Public Library   (51) West Tisbury Fire Department   (52) West Tisbury Police Department   (53) West Tisbury Public Library  

Canal


(1) Mattakeset Herring Creek  

Cape


(1) Allen Point   (2) Bluefish Point   (3) Bold Water Point   (4) Bran Point   (5) Brown Point   (6) Butler Neck   (7) Butler Neck Point   (8) Cape Higgon   (9) Cape Poge   (10) Cedar Neck   (11) Chappaquiddick Point   (12) Cobbs Point   (13) Copicut Neck   (14) Dividend Point   (15) East Chop   (16) Felix Neck   (17) Flat Point   (18) Fox Point   (19) Gay Head   (20) Haystack Point   (21) Hines Point   (22) Hullman Point   (23) Jobs Neck   (24) John Oliver Point   (25) Kanomika Neck   (26) Katama Neck   (27) Katama Point   (28) King Point   (29) Knox Point   (30) Kuffies Point   (31) Little Neck   (32) Long Point   (33) Long Point Historical   (34) Mashacket Neck   (35) Nashamois Neck   (36) Naushon Point   (37) North Neck   (38) North Point   (39) Norton Point   (40) Paul Point   (41) Peases Point   (42) Plum Bush Point   (43) Poketapaces Neck   (44) Quohog Point   (45) Rams Head   (46) Scrubby Neck   (47) Simon Point   (48) Snows Point   (49) Squibnocket Point   (50) Swan Neck   (51) Swan Neck Point   (52) Swimming Place Point   (53) The Neck   (54) Tom Neck Point   (55) Toms Neck   (56) Toms Neck Point   (57) Weeks Neck   (58) West Chop   (59) West Point   (60) Whistler Point   (61) Wood Island  

Cemetery


(1) Chilmark Cemetery   (2) Christiantown Memorial Cemetery   (3) Gay Head Indian Burying Ground   (4) Gayhead Cemetery   (5) Lamberts Cove Cemetery   (6) New Westside Cemetery   (7) Oak Grove Cemetery   (8) Sacred Heart Cemetery   (9) South End Cemetery   (10) Tisbury Village Cemetery   (11) Town Hill Burying Ground   (12) West Chop Cemetery   (13) West Tisbury Village Cemetery   (14) Westside Cemetery  

Census


(1) Aquinnah Census Designated Place   (2) Edgartown Census Designated Place   (3) Oak Bluffs Census Designated Place   (4) Vineyard Haven Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Canapitsit Channel   (2) Main Channel   (3) Muskeget Channel   (4) Quicks Hole  

Church


(1) Chilmark Community Church   (2) Edgartown United Methodist Church   (3) Federated Church   (4) Island Christian Church   (5) Lamberts Cove Church   (6) Mayhew Chapel   (7) Old Whaling Church   (8) Our Lady Star Of The Sea Roman Catholic Church   (9) Sacred Heart Church   (10) Saint Andrews Episcopal Church   (11) Saint Augustines Church   (12) Saint Elizabeth Church   (13) Trinity Episcopal Church   (14) Trinity Park Methodist Church   (15) Unitarian Universalist Society  

Civil


(1) Dukes County   (2) Town Of Aquinnah   (3) Town Of Chilmark   (4) Town Of Edgartown   (5) Town Of Gosnold   (6) Town Of Oak Bluffs   (7) Town Of Tisbury   (8) Town Of West Tisbury   (9) Wampanoag-aquinnah Trust Land  

Cliff


(1) Cedar Tree Neck   (2) Gay Head Cliffs   (3) Husselton Head   (4) Makonikey Head   (5) Nashaquitsa Cliffs   (6) North Head   (7) South Bluff   (8) Wasque Point   (9) Wequobsque Cliffs   (10) Zacks Cliffs  

Dam


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

Flat


(1) Cape Poge Flats   (2) East Chop Flats   (3) Middle Flats   (4) Sheriffs Meadow   (5) Sturgeon Flats  

Forest


(1) Martha S Vineyard State Forest  

Gut


(1) Cape Poge Gut   (2) Robinsons Hole   (3) Vineyard Sound  

Harbor


(1) Cuttyhunk Pond   (2) Menemsha Basin   (3) Vineyard Haven Harbor  

Hospital


(1) Martha S Vineyard Hospital  

Island


(1) Allen Rock   (2) Bachelor Island   (3) Baret Island   (4) Bass Ledge   (5) Big Rock   (6) Brush Island   (7) Chappaquiddick Island   (8) Cuttyhunk Island   (9) Edwards Rock   (10) Edys Island   (11) Elizabeth Islands   (12) Ferry Boat Island   (13) Gravel Island   (14) Gravel Islands Historical   (15) Gull Island   (16) Hatsett Rock   (17) Knapp Rock   (18) Lone Rock   (19) Lovers Rock   (20) Martha S Vineyard   (21) Meadow Rock   (22) Mill Rock   (23) Monohansett Rock   (24) Muskeget Island   (25) Muskeget Rock   (26) Nashawena Island   (27) Natick Island Historical   (28) Naushon Island   (29) Nomans Land   (30) North Rock   (31) Norton Rock   (32) Old Man   (33) Pasque Island   (34) Rhode Island Rock   (35) Robbins Rock   (36) Rock Island   (37) Sarson Island   (38) Skiffs Island Historical   (39) Slates Island   (40) South Rock   (41) Weepecket Island   (42) Weepecket Islands   (43) Whale Rock  

Isthmus


(1) Jobs Neck  

Lake


(1) Black Point Pond   (2) Black Pond   (3) Blaney Pond   (4) Brush Pond   (5) Caleb Pond   (6) Chilmark Pond   (7) Crackatuxet Cove   (8) Crane Pond   (9) Crystal Lake   (10) Dodger Hole   (11) Doggetts Pond   (12) Duarte Pond   (13) Duarte Ponds   (14) Duck Pond   (15) Edgartown Great Pond   (16) Eel Pond   (17) Farm Pond   (18) Flat Bottom Pond   (19) Fresh Pond   (20) Grey Pond   (21) Hamlin Pond   (22) Harlock Pond   (23) Harthaven   (24) Homer Pond   (25) Jacobs Pond   (26) James Pond   (27) Jernegan Pond   (28) Jobs Neck Pond   (29) Lagoon Pond   (30) Lake Tashmoo   (31) Lily Pond   (32) Little Pond   (33) Marys Lake   (34) Menemsha Pond   (35) Middle Pond   (36) Mink Meadows Pond   (37) Molasses Pond   (38) Nashaquitsa Pond   (39) Oak Bluffs Harbor   (40) Occooch Pond   (41) Old House Pond   (42) Oyster Pond   (43) Paqua Pond   (44) Pease Pond   (45) Pocha Pond   (46) Quenames Cove   (47) Quicks Hole Pond   (48) Rhoda Pond   (49) Sengekontacket Pond   (50) Seths Pond   (51) Sheriffs Pond   (52) Squibnocket Pond   (53) Stonewall Pond   (54) Sunset Lake   (55) Tisbury Great Pond   (56) Tississa Pond   (57) Trapps Pond   (58) Watcha Pond   (59) Westend Pond  

Locale


(1) Beetlebung Corner   (2) Cape Poge Light   (3) Cottage City   (4) Cuttyhunk Harbor North Jetty Light   (5) Dutcher Dock   (6) East Chop Beach Club   (7) East Chop Light   (8) Edgartown Golf Club   (9) Edgartown Harbor Light   (10) Edgartown Yacht Club   (11) Gay Head Light   (12) Gingerbread Cottages And Tabernacle   (13) Hy-line Dock   (14) Island Queen Dock   (15) Katama Wharf   (16) Lake Tashmoo East Jetty Light   (17) Martha S Vineyard Aero Light   (18) Martha S Vineyard Country Club   (19) Marthas Vineyard Campground   (20) Marthas Vineyard Shipyard   (21) Massachusetts State Lobster Hatchery   (22) Memorial Wharf   (23) Menamsha Creek Entrance Jetty Light   (24) Mink Meadows Golf Course   (25) Nunnepog Historical   (26) Oak Bluffs Ferry Slip Light   (27) Oak Bluffs North Breakwater Light   (28) On Time Ferry   (29) Quinnames Historical   (30) Schamonchi Dock   (31) Sengekontakit Historical   (32) Steamship Authority Wharf   (33) Takemmy Historical   (34) Tarpaulin Cove Light   (35) Tashmoo Overlook   (36) Toikiming Historical   (37) Vineyard Haven Breakwater Light   (38) Vineyard Haven Ferry Slip Light   (39) Vineyard Haven Yacht Club   (40) West Chop Light  

Military


(1) Chilmark Gap Filler Annex Historical   (2) United States Army Air Warning Station Number 6 Historical  

Park


(1) Cape Pogue Reservation   (2) Caroline Tuthill Preserve   (3) Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary   (4) Edgartown Memorial Park   (5) Edgartown Village Historic District   (6) Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary   (7) Joseph Sylvia State Beach Park   (8) Long Point Wildlife Refuge   (9) Menemsha Hills Reservation   (10) Owen Park   (11) Trinity Park   (12) Veira Park   (13) Veterans Memorial Park   (14) Waban Park   (15) Wasque Reservation   (16) William Street Historic District  

Plain


(1) Great Plains  

Populated Place


(1) Chappaquiddick   (2) Chilmark   (3) Christian Town   (4) Clevelandtown   (5) Cuttyhunk   (6) East Chop   (7) Eastville   (8) Edgartown   (9) Gay Head   (10) Harthaven   (11) Hartsville   (12) Indian Lands   (13) Jerneganville   (14) Katama   (15) Lagoon Heights   (16) Lamberts Cove   (17) Lobsterville   (18) Longview   (19) Makonikey   (20) Menemsha   (21) Nabs Corner   (22) Nashaquitsa   (23) Naushon Station   (24) North Tisbury   (25) Oak Bluffs   (26) Ocean Heights   (27) Oklahoma Heights   (28) Quansoo   (29) Squibnocket   (30) Tississa   (31) Vineyard Haven   (32) Vineyard Highlands   (33) Wepua Point   (34) West Chop   (35) West Opening   (36) West Tisbury  

Post Office


(1) Chilmark Post Office   (2) Edgartown Post Office   (3) Squibnocket Post Office Historical   (4) Vineyard Haven Post Office   (5) West Tisbury Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Bliss Pond   (2) Crocker Pond   (3) Davis Pond   (4) Fisher Pond   (5) Looks Pond   (6) Old Millpond   (7) Priester Pond   (8) Upper Lagoon Pond  

School


(1) Cuttyhunk Elementary School   (2) Edgartown Elementary School   (3) Martha S Vineyard Regional High School   (4) Menemsha   (5) Oak Bluffs Elementary School   (6) Tisbury Elementary School   (7) Tisbury School Historical  

Spring


(1) Cooks Springs   (2) Tashmoo Spring  

Stream


(1) Black Brook   (2) Blackwater Brook   (3) Fulling Mill Brook   (4) Menemsha Creek   (5) Mill Brook   (6) Mud Creek   (7) Paint Mill Brook   (8) Point Mill Brook   (9) Squibnocket Herring Run   (10) Tiasquam River   (11) Witch Brook  

Summit


(1) Abel Hill   (2) Goat Rocks   (3) Mill Hill   (4) Mount Cary   (5) Mount Surat   (6) Peaked Hill   (7) Pilot Hill   (8) Prospect Hill   (9) Ridge Hill   (10) Saddleback Hill   (11) Sampson Hill   (12) Squibnocket Ridge   (13) Tashmoo Hill   (14) Telegraph Hill   (15) Washaqua Hill   (16) Whiting Hill  

Swamp


(1) Beetle Swamp   (2) Caleb Pond Marshes   (3) Cape Poge Bay Marshes   (4) Eel Pond Marshes   (5) Farm Pond Marshes   (6) Great Swamp   (7) James Pond Marshes   (8) Katama Bay Marshes   (9) Sengekontacket Pond Marshes   (10) Squibnocket Marshes  

Tower


(1) Wmvy-fm Tisbury  

Valley


(1) Deep Bottom   (2) Eagle Hollow   (3) Waldron Bottom   (4) Willow Tree Bottom   (5) Witches Glen  

Woods


(1) Black Woods   (2) Ramshead Woods   (3) West Chop Woods  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Dukes County, Massachusetts

02568 (pop. 9,551) 02539 (pop. 3,776) 02535 (pop. 1,205)
02575 (pop. 399) 02713 (pop. 56)  


Counties Nearby Dukes County, Massachusetts

Barnstable County, MA  (pop. 215,112) 25.4 Miles
Nantucket County, MA  (pop. 11,013) 28.7 Miles
Bristol County, MA  (pop. 550,965) 35.6 Miles
Plymouth County, MA  (pop. 499,449) 40.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Dukes County, Massachusetts

508



Elevation in Dukes County, Massachusetts is 56.0 ft. (17.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Dukes County, Massachusetts

Lat: 41.414842 N        Long: -70.612681 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Dukes County, 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 Dukes County, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 71   (1.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 71   (1.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 144   (2.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 327   (4.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 366   (5.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 959   (14.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,238   (18.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,501   (21.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 712   (10.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 627   (9.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 216   (3.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 79   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 325   (4.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 205   (3.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,751

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 524

In 3-person carpool : 34

In 4-person carpool : 13

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 4

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 133

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

Subway or elevated : 52

Railroad : 7

Ferryboat : 85

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 26

Bicycle : 183

Walked : 499

Other means : 2

Worked at home : 711


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 804

5 to 9 minutes : 1,250

10 to 14 minutes : 2,236

15 to 19 minutes : 1,370

20 to 24 minutes : 683

25 to 29 minutes : 229

30 to 34 minutes : 274

35 to 39 minutes : 48

40 to 44 minutes : 37

45 to 59 minutes : 81

60 to 89 minutes : 155

90 or more minutes : 146


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

With Social Security income : 1,866

No Social Security income : 3,756


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

With retirement income : 798

No retirement income : 4,824


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 112

$10,000 to $14,999 : 45

$15,000 to $19,999 : 102

$20,000 to $24,999 : 90

$25,000 to $29,999 : 127

$30,000 to $34,999 : 218

$35,000 to $39,999 : 126

$40,000 to $44,999 : 107

$45,000 to $49,999 : 95

$50,000 to $59,999 : 318

$60,000 to $74,999 : 369

$75,000 to $99,999 : 702

$100,000 to $124,999 : 468

$125,000 to $149,999 : 264

$150,000 to $199,999 : 186

$200,000 or more : 297


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $77,815


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Dukes County, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,035  (24.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 544  (12.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 723  (17.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 50  (1.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,425  (33.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,484  (40.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 724  (19.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,274  (34.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 1  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 77  (2.1%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Dukes County, Massachusetts

Employed: 10,453
Unemployed: 447



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Dukes County, Massachusetts

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 34.3%
  • Other: 65.7%



Water Usage In Dukes County, Massachusetts

Ground Water

 
Fresh 2.29 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.29 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 97 Farms In Dukes County, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In Dukes County, Massachusetts

Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank - 7 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.9m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 9

Santander Bank, N.a. - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $386.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 702

The Edgartown National Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $632.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Dukes County, Massachusetts

  • Martha's Vineyard Airport


    (about 1.5 miles in West Tisbury, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MVY)

  • Katama Airpark


    (about 6.0 miles in Edgartown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA1)

  • Otis AFB


    (about 17.4 miles in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Airport Code: FMH)

  • Cape Cod CGAS


    (about 17.5 miles in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Airport Code: FMH)

  • Barnstable Municipal-Boardman/Polando Field


    (about 24.6 miles in Hyannis, Massachusetts; Airport Code: HYA)

  • New Bedford Regional


    (about 25.4 miles in Acushnet, Massachusetts; Airport Code: EWB)

  • Nantucket Memorial


    (about 30.7 miles in Nantucket, Massachusetts; Airport Code: ACK)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 34.7 miles in North Carver, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PYM)

  • Newport State


    (about 35.6 miles in Middletown, Rhode Island; Airport Code: NPT)

  • Chatham Municipal


    (about 37.3 miles in Chatham, Massachusetts; Airport Code: UBF)

  • Taunton Municipal King Field


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

  • Quonset State


    (about 43.2 miles in North Kingstown, Rhode Island; Airport Code: ZXU)

  • Quonset State Air Reserve National Guard Helipad


    (about 43.5 miles in North Kingstown, Rhode Island; Airport Code: NCO)

  • Theodore Francis Green State


    (about 47.3 miles in Warwick, Rhode Island; Airport Code: PVD)

  • Marshfield Municipal George Harlow Field


    (about 47.3 miles in Brant Rock, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA4)

  • Provincetown Municipal


    (about 49.7 miles in Provincetown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PVC)

  • Lprovincetown Municipal


    (about 49.7 miles in Provincetown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PVC)

  • Mansfield Municipal


    (about 50.5 miles in Mansfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: QMN)

  • Block Island State


    (about 53.0 miles in Block Island, Rhode Island; Airport Code: BID)

  • South Weymouth NAS


    (about 53.4 miles in South Weymouth, Massachusetts; Airport Code: NZW)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Dukes County, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

72.18%

Carpooled

8.30%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.68%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.04%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.42%

Taxicab

0.36%

Motorcycle

0.14%

Bicycle

1.25%

Walked

5.16%

Other Means

1.50%

Worked At Home

9.96%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Dukes County, 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
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,780

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 226

Female householder, no husband present : 620

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,584

Householder not living alone : 412


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 27

Male householder and female partner : 171

Female householder and female partner : 23

Female householder and male partner : 69

All other households : 5,332


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,512

Renter-occupied housing units : 268

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 150

Renter-occupied housing units : 76

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 473

Renter-occupied housing units : 147

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,346

Renter-occupied housing units : 650


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 352

$10,000 to $14,999 : 206

$15,000 to $19,999 : 208

$20,000 to $24,999 : 288

$25,000 to $29,999 : 202

$30,000 to $34,999 : 349

$35,000 to $39,999 : 203

$40,000 to $44,999 : 222

$45,000 to $49,999 : 227

$50,000 to $59,999 : 466

$60,000 to $74,999 : 499

$75,000 to $99,999 : 906

$100,000 to $124,999 : 505

$125,000 to $149,999 : 338

$150,000 to $199,999 : 297

$200,000 or more : 354


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Total : 16,057


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 5,622

Vacant : 10,435


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 58

Built 2000 to 2004 : 487

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,888

Built 1980 to 1989 : 4,242

Built 1970 to 1979 : 2,449

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,005

Built 1950 to 1959 : 686

Built 1940 to 1949 : 659

Built 1939 or earlier : 3,583


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 229

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,947

Electricity : 785

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 2,415

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 191

Solar energy : 25

Other fuel : 28

No fuel used : 2


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 1

$10,000 to $14,999 : 27

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$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 : 7

$60,000 to $69,999 : 17

$70,000 to $79,999 : 41

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 17

$100,000 to $124,999 : 29

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $174,999 : 31

$175,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 to $249,999 : 47

$250,000 to $299,999 : 104

$300,000 to $399,999 : 186

$400,000 to $499,999 : 488

$500,000 to $749,999 : 1,628

$750,000 to $999,999 : 889

$1,000,000 or more : 940


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Dukes County, 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 : 129

Home equity loan only : 483

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 86

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,162

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,621


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : $371,400

Built 2000 to 2004 : $977,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $728,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $683,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $644,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $645,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $686,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $637,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $693,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Dukes County, Massachusetts: 57.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Dukes County, 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 196 196 $37,892,932
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

196 196 $37,892,932
2000        
  Single Family 125 125 $20,086,975
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 27 $2,419,939
  Total

127 152 $22,506,914
2001        
  Single Family 97 97 $23,177,568
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

97 97 $23,177,568
2002        
  Single Family 83 83 $13,865,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

83 83 $13,865,500
2003        
  Single Family 118 118 $34,489,946
  Two Family 1 2 $290,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

119 120 $34,779,946
2004        
  Single Family 73 73 $22,833,709
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

73 73 $22,833,709
2005        
  Single Family 121 121 $26,929,873
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

121 121 $26,929,873
2006        
  Single Family 41 41 $14,480,929
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

41 41 $14,480,929


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Dukes County, MA): $45,559
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dukes County): $315,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dukes County, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 0.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 29.6%
Electricity: 14.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 49.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 5.2%
Solar Energy: 0.4%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Dukes County, Massachusetts

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 20.98%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 39.86%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 20.98%
  • Military quarters : 3.5%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 14.69%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dukes County): $741
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Dukes County): $1161


(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 Dukes County, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Dukes County, 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

Vna Of Cape Cod


     Address: 255 Independence Drive, Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Gentiva Health Services


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

Interim Health Care Of Hyannis


     Address: 310 Barnstable Road #202, Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/18/1982

Hospitals Close To Dukes County, Massachusetts

Cape Cod Hospital


     Address: "p O Box 640, 27 Park Street", Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Falmouth Hospital


     Address: 67 & 100 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
     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

Sturdy Memorial Hospital


     Address: 211 Park Street, Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Dukes County, 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%

Pleasant Bay Nursing & Rehabilitation


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

Eagle Pond Rehabilitation & Living Center


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

Harborside Healthcare-mashpee Rehab & Nursing


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

Liberty Commons


     Address: 390 Orleans Road, North Chatham, Massachusetts 02650
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 83%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Dukes County, Massachusetts

Name: Pilgrim
Address: Rocky Hill Road; Plymouth, MA 02360
Distance: 32 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Dukes County, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 2,505
    Disabled Workers: 265
    Widowers Workers: 310
    Spouses Workers: 190
    Children Workers: 175


(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 Dukes County, 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 )
  • Norfolk County , MA 0.22 % ($27,467 AGI )
  • Essex County , MA 0.17 % ($91,333 AGI )
  • New York County , NY 0.16 % ($37,545 AGI )
  • Bristol County , MA 0.15 % ($19,700 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 )
  • Norfolk County , MA 0.25 % ($39,235 AGI )
  • Plymouth County , MA 0.22 % ($72,467 AGI )
  • Worcester County , MA 0.16 % ($27,455 AGI )
  • New York County , NY 0.14 % ($69,400 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 Dukes County, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Dukes County, Massachusetts


On 12/18/1951, a tornado touched down 5.29 miles from the center of Dukes County, Massachusetts. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 08/09/1968, a tornado touched down 16.87 miles from the center of Dukes County, Massachusetts. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 08/28/1970, a tornado touched down 19.61 miles from the center of Dukes County, Massachusetts. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 09/14/1972, a tornado touched down 21.76 miles from the center of Dukes County, Massachusetts. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 06/09/1965, a tornado touched down 21.95 miles from the center of Dukes County, Massachusetts. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from less than $50.



Storms In Dukes County, Massachusetts

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
04/16/2007, 05:55 am 0 0 $10K --
10/25/2005, 03:26 pm 0 0 $90K --
09/15/2005, 01:52 pm 0 0 $7K --
08/30/2005, 08:50 am 0 0 $15K --
08/30/2005, 07:50 am 0 0 $10K --
08/30/2005, 07:45 am 0 0 $5K --
08/30/2005, 07:10 am 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/02/2006, 06:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/18/2006, 11:04 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/22/2005, 09:50 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/29/2005, 05:05 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/21/1996, 03:45 pm 1 0 -- --
         



Tornados In Dukes County, Massachusetts

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1972-09-14 4 20 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1970-08-28 1 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1968-08-08 1 100 1 0 0 $3K --
  1965-06-09 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --



Hurricanes And Storms In Dukes County, Massachusetts

  • Category 3: ESTHER - Wind Speed: 105 Knots
  • Category 2: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 90 Knots
  • Category 1: EDNA - Wind Speed: 80 Knots
  • Category 1: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 72 Knots *
  • Tropical Storm: BERYL - July 2006 - Wind Speed: 45 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: DIANE - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 40 Knots
  • Extratropical Storm: CINDY - July 2005 - Wind Speed: 25 Knots
  • Extratropical Storm: ALLISON - June 2001 - Wind Speed: 30 Knots
  • Extratropical Storm: JOSEPHINE - October 1996 - Wind Speed: 45 Knots
  • Extratropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 48 Knots *


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Dukes County, Massachusetts



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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 Dukes County, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

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)



Jails in Dukes County, Massachusetts


  • Dukes County Jail & House Of Correction


    149 Main Street, Edgartown, MA 02539
    Confined: 21


(updated 2006)



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