Barnstable County, Massachusetts Population 2018

Barnstable County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 213,444 with a growth rate of -0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Barnstable County, Massachusetts is the 9th largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017213,444-1,259-0.59%
2016214,7031,2630.59%
2016213,440-333-0.16%
2015213,773-506-0.24%
2014214,279-287-0.13%
2013214,566-221-0.10%
2012214,787-553-0.26%
2011215,340-537-0.25%
2010215,87729,27215.69%
1990186,60538,68026.15%
1980147,92551,26953.04%
197096,65626,37037.52%
196070,28623,48150.17%
195046,8059,51025.50%
194037,2954,99015.45%
193032,3055,63521.13%
192026,670-872-3.17%
191027,542-284-1.02%
190027,826-1,346-4.61%
189029,172-2,725-8.54%
188031,897-877-2.68%
187032,774-3,216-8.94%
186035,9907142.02%
185035,2762,7288.38%
184032,5484,03414.15%
183028,5144,48818.68%
182024,0261,8158.17%
181022,2112,91815.12%
180019,2931,93911.17%
179017,3540.00%

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White198,374
Black or African American5,611
Two or More Races4,220
Asian3,066
Some Other Race2,339
American Indian and Alaska Native909
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander184

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Median Age

51.8


Total

49.9


Male

53.6


Female

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 180,565 adults, (59,687 of which are seniors) in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

112,161

52.24%

Male

102,542

47.76%

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All79.2%20.8%
Male71.2%28.8%
Non Family70%30%
Female62.2%37.8%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All94,3512.2579.2
Married46,9722.8489.7
Non Family35,9321.1970
Female8,4433.1462.2
Male3,0043.0571.2

2.83

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Households

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Education

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3131.40%
9th to 12th Grade5,2823.20%
High School Graduate41,44225.15%
Some College32,86219.94%
Associates Degree15,1809.21%
Bachelors Degree39,13023.74%
Graduate Degree28,60017.35%

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White153,310147,54064,754
Black3,3072,794554
Hispanic2,9512,477801
Multiple Races1,9401,780528
Asian1,9011,539773
Other Race1,4301,052322
Native American671562218
Islander898915

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 42.24%.

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,181$47,824$32,262
Less Than High School$26,226$31,517$16,230
High School Grad$31,622$38,684$25,564
Some College$36,097$45,928$30,459
Bachelors Degree$47,787$62,491$38,219
Graduate Degree$62,363$72,983$56,469

$40,181

Average Earnings

$47,824

Average Male

$32,262

Average Female

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Language

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Language by Age

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Language

92.19% of Barnstable County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 7.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.87% of the population.

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Poverty

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White192,12314,4477.52%
Black5,4671,18721.71%
Hispanic5,48168512.50%
Asian3,05642713.97%
Other2,25438216.95%
Multiple4,1313769.10%
Native90913715.07%

8.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.55%

Male Poverty Rate

8.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barnstable County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barnstable County, Massachusetts is Black, with 21.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barnstable County, Massachusetts is White, with 7.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.94%.

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.62%
High School8.96%
Some College7.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.07%

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed19.24%
Male Unemployed14.38%
Female Employed4.57%
Male Employed3.56%

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Income

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,382$87,236
Families$82,945$106,064
Married Families$91,829$117,291
Non Families$37,140$53,933

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Veterans

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Veterans by War

19,803

Number of Veterans

18,659

Male Veterans

1,144

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,169
Korea3,260
World War II2,054
First Gulf War1,748
Second Gulf War1,520

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+7,466
65 to 745,883
55 to 642,834
35 to 542,759
18 to 34861

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White19,16711.35%
2 or More27811.62%
Black1894.79%
Hispanic1313.52%
Asian653.01%
Indian577.22%
Other341.96%
Hawaiian138.44%

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Employment Status

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Employment by Age

60%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Employment by Race

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Barnstable County, Massachusetts

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Barnstable Town4518944254-935-2.07%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990