Northwest Harwich, Massachusetts Population 2024

4,076

Northwest Harwich is a city located in Barnstable County Massachusetts. Northwest Harwich has a 2024 population of 4,076. Northwest Harwich is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,123 in 2020.

The average household income in Northwest Harwich is $121,993 with a poverty rate of 9.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Northwest Harwich is 56.4 years, 50.8 years for males, and 59.5 years for females.

Northwest Harwich Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Northwest Harwich was:

  • White: 83.24%
  • Two or more races: 9.27%
  • Other race: 5.81%
  • Black or African American: 1.13%
  • Asian: 0.54%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
8.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
510.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.14% (-47)
The current population of Northwest Harwich, Massachusetts is 4,076 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,123.

Northwest Harwich, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,39383.24%
Two or more races3789.27%
Other race2375.81%
Black or African American461.13%
Asian220.54%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Northwest Harwich Population by Race

Northwest Harwich Population Pyramid 2024

Northwest Harwich Median Age

56.4

Total

50.8

Male

59.5

Female

Northwest Harwich Adults

There are 3,412 adults, (1,288 of whom are seniors) in Northwest Harwich.

Northwest Harwich Age Dependency

91.9

Age Dependency Ratio

60.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Northwest Harwich Sex Ratio

Female1,95948.06%
Male2,11751.94%

Northwest Harwich Population by Age

Northwest Harwich Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7202.3186.913.1
Married8952.6197.22.8
Non Family4721.1888.111.9
Male2033.2148.351.7
Female1502.8973.326.7
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2.57

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

86.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Northwest Harwich 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

Northwest Harwich Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northwest Harwich 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 asian people with a rate of 90.91%.

Northwest Harwich Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,694

Average Earnings

$68,940

Average Male

$35,938

Average Female

Northwest Harwich Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northwest Harwich Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Northwest Harwich Language

96.1% of Northwest Harwich residents speak only English, while 3.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.85% of the population.

Northwest Harwich Language

Northwest Harwich Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Other23717875.11%
White3,2381765.44%
Multiple3784010.58%
Hispanic1802614.44%
Asian2229.09%
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9.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.72%

Male Poverty Rate

15.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northwest Harwich

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northwest Harwich is Other, with 75.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northwest Harwich is White, with 5.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.06%.

Northwest Harwich Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade68.97%
Some College19.66%
High School11.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%
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Northwest Harwich Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed87.38%
Male Unemployed16.98%
Male Employed3.49%
Female Employed
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Northwest Harwich Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northwest Harwich Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Northwest Harwich Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Northwest Harwich Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Northwest Harwich Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Northwest Harwich Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Northwest Harwich Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

269

Number of Veterans

245

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Northwest Harwich Veterans by War

count

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Northwest Harwich Veterans by Age

count

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Northwest Harwich Veterans by Race

Northwest Harwich Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northwest Harwich Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Northwest Harwich Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Northwest Harwich Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Northwest Harwich 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

73.41%

Born in Northwest Harwich

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

2.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.74% of Northwest Harwich residents were born in the United States, with 73.41% having been born in Massachusetts. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Northwest Harwich Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,076
20234,076
20224,076-180-4.23%
20214,2561333.23%
20204,123-13-0.31%
20194,1361032.55%
20184,033-24-0.59%
20174,057130.32%
20164,044942.38%
20153,9501684.44%
20143,782-182-4.59%
20133,96450.13%
20123,959-101-2.49%
20114,0601313.33%
20103,929
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Northwest Harwich Population by Year