Provincetown, Massachusetts Population 2024

3,753

Provincetown is a city located in Barnstable County Massachusetts. Provincetown has a 2024 population of 3,753. Provincetown is currently growing at a rate of 4.45% annually and its population has increased by 37.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,730 in 2020.

The average household income in Provincetown is $158,278 with a poverty rate of 12.02%. The median age in Provincetown is 56.1 years: 53.2 years for males, and 61.3 years for females.

Provincetown Demographics

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

  • White: 82.09%
  • Two or more races: 8.83%
  • Other race: 5.94%
  • Asian: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,099.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
37.47% (1,023)
The current population of Provincetown, Massachusetts is 3,753 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,730.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,81882.09%
Two or more races3038.83%
Other race2045.94%
Asian521.51%
Native American290.84%
Black or African American270.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Provincetown Population by Race

Provincetown Population Pyramid 2024

Provincetown Median Age

56.1

Total

53.2

Male

61.3

Female

Provincetown Adults

There are 3,133 adults, (945 of whom are seniors) in Provincetown.

Provincetown Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Provincetown Sex Ratio

Female1,29537.72%
Male2,13862.28%

Provincetown Population by Age

Provincetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8901.8175.124.9
Non Family1,2381.3469.630.4
Married5092.4887.812.2
Female1323.447525
Male113.821000

2.54

Average Family Size

1.81

Average Household Size

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Provincetown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade401.31%
Associates Degree2197.2%
Bachelors Degree1,00332.96%
Graduate Degree91530.07%
High School Graduate37012.16%
Less Than 9th Grade551.81%
Some College44114.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Provincetown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Provincetown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5952,5861,762
Hispanic25321370
2+ Races23319885
Other Race925223
Asian322110
Native American29290
Black242411

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 67.9%.

Provincetown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$91,103$110,417$45,208
Graduate Degree$90,313$89,605$93,611
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$59,815$73,125$50,722
Some College$36,033$32,188$36,630

$59,815

Average Earnings

$73,125

Average Male

$50,722

Average Female

Provincetown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Provincetown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Provincetown Language

90.2% of Provincetown residents speak only English, while 9.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.36% of the population.

Provincetown Language

Provincetown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic40819948.77%
Other20418188.73%
White2,7521736.29%
Asian523159.62%
Multiple292186.16%
Black27518.52%

12.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.99%

Male Poverty Rate

3.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Provincetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Provincetown is Other, with 88.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Provincetown is Multiple, with 6.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.38%.

Provincetown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.58%
High School31.62%
Some College9.2%
Bachelors or Greater1.09%

Provincetown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed5.9%
Female Unemployed4.82%
Female Employed0%

Provincetown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Provincetown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$136,667$184,541
Households$91,711$158,278
Married Families$152,228$-999,999,999
Non Families$76,500$142,536

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Provincetown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Provincetown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Provincetown Marriage

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

Provincetown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Provincetown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

152

Number of Veterans

152

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War39
Korea30
Vietnam23
World War II12
Second Gulf War10

Provincetown Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+62
35 to 5439
65 to 7423
55 to 6418
18 to 3410

Provincetown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1525.59%
Hispanic103.95%

Provincetown Veterans by Race

Provincetown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Provincetown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Provincetown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Provincetown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Provincetown 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

43.58%

Born in Provincetown

90.18%

Native Born

9.82%

Foreign Born

4.05%

Non Citizen

5.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.18% of Provincetown residents were born in the United States, with 43.58% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Provincetown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,7531604.45%
20233,5931604.66%
20223,4331604.89%
20213,27354319.89%
20202,73000%
20192,7301023.88%
20182,628471.82%
20172,581-99-3.69%
20162,680-64-2.33%
20152,744-33-1.19%
20142,777-31-1.1%
20132,808-12-0.43%
20122,820-22-0.77%
20112,8422007.57%
20102,64200%

Provincetown Population by Year