South Yarmouth, Massachusetts Population 2020

11,624

South Yarmouth is a city located in Massachusetts. South Yarmouth has a 2020 population of 11,624. South Yarmouth is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,092 in 2010. South Yarmouth reached it's highest population of 11,651 in 2012.

The average household income in South Yarmouth is $75,099 with a poverty rate of 7.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,314 per month, and the median house value is $311,900. The median age in South Yarmouth is 49.7 years, 49.2 years for males, and 50.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males.

South Yarmouth Demographics

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

  • White: 93.87%
  • Black or African American: 2.40%
  • Asian: 1.75%
  • Other race: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Yarmouth, Massachusetts is 11,624, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,624.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,092.

South Yarmouth, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,91293.87%
Black or African American2792.40%
Asian2031.75%
Some Other Race1371.18%
Two or More Races930.80%

South Yarmouth Population Pyramid 2020

South Yarmouth Median Age

49.7


Total

49.2


Male

50.9


Female

South Yarmouth Adults

There are 9,972 adults, (3,073 of whom are seniors) in South Yarmouth.

South Yarmouth Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

South Yarmouth Sex Ratio

Female

6,054

52.08%

Male

5,570

47.92%

South Yarmouth Households and Families

South Yarmouth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

South Yarmouth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
Male81.3%18.7%
All75.9%24.1%
Female70.6%29.4%
Non Family67%33%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0512.2875.9
Married2,2852.8784.5
Non Family2,0491.2867
Female4873.3370.6
Male2303.0581.3

2.83

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

South Yarmouth Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade840.94%
9th to 12th Grade3834.29%
High School Graduate2,99933.60%
Some College1,98922.28%
Associates Degree91010.19%
Bachelors Degree1,46916.46%
Graduate Degree1,09212.23%

South Yarmouth Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4267,9812,459
Black17817815
Hispanic13413454
Asian12311333
Other Race6060
Multiple Races5038

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,258$41,886$35,988
Less Than High School$27,768$40,272$25,677
High School Grad$38,220$41,820$30,282
Some College$37,863$42,386$34,035
Bachelors Degree$50,144$52,232$47,147
Graduate Degree$53,590$42,759$54,973

$40,258

Average Earnings

$41,886

Average Male

$35,988

Average Female

South Yarmouth Language

South Yarmouth Language by Age

South Yarmouth Language

88.90% of South Yarmouth residents speak only English, while 11.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.36% of the population.

South Yarmouth Poverty

South Yarmouth Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5977477.05%
Asian1796234.64%
Black25872.71%

7.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.52%

Male Poverty Rate

10.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Yarmouth

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Yarmouth is Asian, with 34.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Yarmouth is Black, with 2.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.75%
Some College8.77%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%
High School3.34%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.70%
Female Employed7.16%
Male Employed1.82%
Male Unemployed0.42%

South Yarmouth Income

South Yarmouth Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,467$75,099
Families$71,648$87,609
Married Families$75,313-
Non Families$45,438$54,439

South Yarmouth Marital Status

South Yarmouth Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

South Yarmouth Married by Age and Sex

South Yarmouth 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 45-54.

South Yarmouth Marital Status by Race

South Yarmouth Veterans

1,215

Number of Veterans

1,160

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam452
World War II217
Korea213
Second Gulf War169
First Gulf War98
Age Group Veterans
75+541
65 to 74340
55 to 64130
35 to 54125
18 to 3479
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,20012.65%
Hispanic2414.37%
Black156.79%

$South Yarmouth Veterans by Education

8.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Yarmouth Employment Status

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

South Yarmouth Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.57%

Born in Massachusetts

91.21%

Native Born

8.79%

Foreign Born

2.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.21% of South Yarmouth residents were born in the United States, with 64.57% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,6240.00%
201911,6240.00%
201811,6242332.05%
201711,3914384.00%
201610,953-579-5.02%
201511,532500.44%
201411,482720.63%
201311,410-241-2.07%
201211,6511881.64%
201111,4633713.34%
201011,0920.00%