West Dennis, Massachusetts Population 2020

2,179

West Dennis is a city located in Massachusetts. West Dennis has a 2020 population of 2,179. West Dennis is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,242 in 2010. West Dennis reached it's highest population of 2,474 in 2016.

The average household income in West Dennis is $93,637 with a poverty rate of 6.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $608 per month, and the median house value is $419,100. The median age in West Dennis is 58.4 years, 56.3 years for males, and 61 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.0 males.

West Dennis Demographics

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

  • White: 92.29%
  • Asian: 3.72%
  • Black or African American: 2.52%
  • Other race: 1.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of West Dennis, Massachusetts is 2,179, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,179.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,242.

West Dennis, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,01192.29%
Asian813.72%
Black or African American552.52%
Some Other Race231.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.41%

West Dennis Population Pyramid 2020

West Dennis Median Age

58.4


Total

56.3


Male

61


Female

West Dennis Adults

There are 2,013 adults, (844 of whom are seniors) in West Dennis.

West Dennis Age Dependency

86.4

Age Dependency Ratio

72.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West Dennis Sex Ratio

Female

1,112

51.03%

Male

1,067

48.97%

West Dennis Households and Families

West Dennis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Dennis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
Female88%12%
Male76.9%23.1%
All72.7%27.3%
Non Family54.5%45.5%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1391.9172.7
Non Family5281.1354.5
Married5092.4889.6
Male523.3176.9
Female502.988

2.57

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Dennis Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade301.60%
9th to 12th Grade814.31%
High School Graduate47925.51%
Some College34918.58%
Associates Degree1558.25%
Bachelors Degree47125.08%
Graduate Degree31316.67%

West Dennis Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6951,639739
Asian8126
Hispanic474714
Black323222
Other Race1414
Islander999

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,970$48,125$32,043
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,111$36,705$25,104
Some College$31,989$57,574$31,591
Bachelors Degree$73,854$82,250$41,500
Graduate Degree$59,643$$64,444

$35,970

Average Earnings

$48,125

Average Male

$32,043

Average Female

West Dennis Language

West Dennis Language by Age

West Dennis Language

90.91% of West Dennis residents speak only English, while 9.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.82% of the population.

West Dennis Poverty

West Dennis Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,9491407.18%
Black551221.82%

6.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.62%

Male Poverty Rate

5.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Dennis

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Dennis is Black, with 21.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Dennis is White, with 7.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.67%.

Name Poverty
High School15.24%
Less Than High School13.51%
Some College7.94%
Bachelors or Greater1.53%
Name Poverty
Female Employed1.29%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

West Dennis Income

West Dennis Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,098$93,637
Families$88,825$130,103
Married Families$88,692-
Non Families$40,833$51,248

West Dennis Marital Status

West Dennis Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

West Dennis Married by Age and Sex

West Dennis 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 45-54.

West Dennis Marital Status by Race

West Dennis Veterans

204

Number of Veterans

180

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam84
Korea55
World War II13
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+99
65 to 7465
35 to 5423
55 to 6417
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White18810.13%
Black920.45%
Hispanic814.29%
Other730.43%

$West Dennis Veterans by Education

4.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Dennis Employment Status

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Dennis 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

66.59%

Born in Massachusetts

91.51%

Native Born

8.49%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.51% of West Dennis residents were born in the United States, with 66.59% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,1790.00%
20192,1790.00%
20182,179-129-5.59%
20172,308-166-6.71%
20162,4741275.41%
20152,3471285.77%
20142,219874.08%
20132,132321.52%
20122,10050.24%
20112,095-147-6.56%
20102,2420.00%