Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts Population 2024

2,993

Buzzards Bay is a city located in Barnstable County Massachusetts. Buzzards Bay has a 2024 population of 2,993. Buzzards Bay is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -6.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,208 in 2020.

The average household income in Buzzards Bay is $99,723 with a poverty rate of 7.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buzzards Bay is 57.2 years, 51 years for males, and 60 years for females.

Buzzards Bay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buzzards Bay was:

  • White: 92.52%
  • Two or more races: 4.64%
  • Asian: 2.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.4%
  • Native American: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,562.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.7% (-215)
The current population of Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts is 2,993 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,208.

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,76992.52%
Two or more races1394.64%
Asian642.14%
Black or African American120.4%
Native American90.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Buzzards Bay Population by Race

Buzzards Bay Population Pyramid 2024

Buzzards Bay Median Age

57.2

Total

51

Male

60

Female

Buzzards Bay Adults

There are 2,746 adults, (971 of whom are seniors) in Buzzards Bay.

Buzzards Bay Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

54.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Buzzards Bay Sex Ratio

Female1,47149.15%
Male1,52250.85%

Buzzards Bay Population by Age

Buzzards Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4151.9273.926.1
Non Family7201.2761.138.9
Married4652.4882.617.4
Female1952.6795.44.6
Male353.61000
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2.44

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buzzards Bay Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buzzards Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buzzards Bay Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Buzzards Bay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,639

Average Earnings

$53,207

Average Male

$55,625

Average Female

Buzzards Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buzzards Bay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buzzards Bay Language

92.17% of Buzzards Bay residents speak only English, while 7.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Buzzards Bay Language

Buzzards Bay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5091917.61%
Hispanic542444.44%
Multiple1262419.05%
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7.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.42%

Male Poverty Rate

9.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buzzards Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buzzards Bay is Hispanic, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buzzards Bay is White, with 7.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.57%.

Buzzards Bay Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.56%
Some College13.48%
Bachelors or Greater6.54%
High School1.7%
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Buzzards Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed26.67%
Male Employed2.88%
Female Employed1.4%
Female Unemployed
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Buzzards Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buzzards Bay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buzzards Bay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Buzzards Bay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buzzards Bay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Buzzards Bay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buzzards Bay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

298

Number of Veterans

287

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Buzzards Bay Veterans by War

count

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Buzzards Bay Veterans by Age

count

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Buzzards Bay Veterans by Race

Buzzards Bay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buzzards Bay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Buzzards Bay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buzzards Bay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buzzards Bay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.9%

Born in Buzzards Bay

95.02%

Native Born

4.98%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

2.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.02% of Buzzards Bay residents were born in the United States, with 69.9% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Buzzards Bay Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,993
20232,993
20222,993-213-6.64%
20213,206-2-0.06%
20203,208-320-9.07%
20193,528972.83%
20183,431-20-0.58%
20173,4511033.08%
20163,3482919.52%
20153,057-119-3.75%
20143,1761785.94%
20132,998-12-0.4%
20123,010-110-3.53%
20113,120-739-19.15%
20103,859
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Buzzards Bay Population by Year