West Dennis, Massachusetts Population 2024

2,790

West Dennis is a city located in Barnstable County Massachusetts. West Dennis has a 2024 population of 2,790. West Dennis is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 12.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,479 in 2020.

The average household income in West Dennis is $116,790 with a poverty rate of 6.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Dennis is 57.3 years, 54.7 years for males, and 57.9 years for females.

West Dennis Demographics

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

  • White: 78.33%
  • Two or more races: 19.07%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Other race: 1.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
855.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.55% (311)
The current population of West Dennis, Massachusetts is 2,790 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,479.

West Dennis, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,14078.33%
Two or more races52119.07%
Black or African American321.17%
Other race301.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.33%
Native American00%
Asian00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

West Dennis Population by Race

West Dennis Population Pyramid 2024

West Dennis Median Age

57.3

Total

54.7

Male

57.9

Female

West Dennis Adults

There are 2,525 adults, (976 of whom are seniors) in West Dennis.

West Dennis Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

63

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.4

Child Dependency Ratio

West Dennis Sex Ratio

Female1,45953.4%
Male1,27346.6%

West Dennis Population by Age

West Dennis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3042.174.525.5
Non Family5541.0958.841.2
Married5122.48515
Male1564.487.812.2
Female822.558911

2.79

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Dennis Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade261.21%
9th to 12th Grade341.58%
High School Graduate50323.38%
Some College43620.27%
Associates Degree23811.06%
Bachelors Degree49322.92%
Graduate Degree42119.57%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Dennis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Dennis Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,8801,838888
Hispanic2272090
2+ Races21621617
Other Race30120
Black16160
Islander999

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

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

West Dennis Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,234$51,744$29,821
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$51,228$51,789$25,000
Some College$29,554$31,061$28,304
Bachelors Degree$40,417$47,404$33,375
Graduate Degree$68,904$68,750$0

$50,234

Average Earnings

$51,744

Average Male

$29,821

Average Female

West Dennis Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Dennis Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Dennis Language

76.28% of West Dennis residents speak only English, while 23.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.82% of the population.

West Dennis Language

West Dennis Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,1401838.55%

6.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.01%

Male Poverty Rate

5.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Dennis

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Dennis is White, with 8.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Dennis is White, with 8.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.97%.

West Dennis Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40%
High School14.31%
Bachelors or Greater6.46%
Some College4.15%

West Dennis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.68%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed2.25%
Female Unemployed0%

West Dennis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Dennis Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$82,955$116,790
Families$140,606$160,283
Married Families$140,076$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,917$57,387

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Dennis Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

West Dennis Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

West Dennis Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Dennis Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

124

Number of Veterans

119

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam70
World War II19
Korea9
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War0

West Dennis Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+84
65 to 7435
55 to 645
18 to 340
35 to 540

West Dennis Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1246.12%

West Dennis Veterans by Race

West Dennis Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Dennis Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Dennis Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Dennis Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Dennis 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

66.07%

Born in West Dennis

87.74%

Native Born

12.26%

Foreign Born

9.19%

Non Citizen

3.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.74% of West Dennis residents were born in the United States, with 66.07% having been born in Massachusetts. 9.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Dennis Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,790291.05%
20232,761291.06%
20222,732291.07%
20212,7032249.04%
20202,47924310.87%
20192,236572.62%
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%
20102,24200%

West Dennis Population by Year