West Falmouth, Massachusetts Population 2024

1,750

West Falmouth is a city located in Barnstable County Massachusetts. West Falmouth has a 2024 population of 1,750. West Falmouth is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -4.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,836 in 2020.

The average household income in West Falmouth is $189,998 with a poverty rate of 7.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Falmouth is 61.4 years, 55.4 years for males, and 63.7 years for females.

West Falmouth Demographics

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

  • White: 99.27%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
568.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.68% (-86)
The current population of West Falmouth, Massachusetts is 1,750 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,836.

West Falmouth, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,78099.27%
Other race80.45%
Asian50.28%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

White

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

West Falmouth Population by Race

West Falmouth Population Pyramid 2024

West Falmouth Median Age

61.4

Total

55.4

Male

63.7

Female

West Falmouth Adults

There are 1,552 adults, (690 of whom are seniors) in West Falmouth.

West Falmouth Age Dependency

108

Age Dependency Ratio

80

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

West Falmouth Sex Ratio

Female98454.88%
Male80945.12%

West Falmouth Population by Age

West Falmouth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7502.361000
Married4342.731000
Non Family1861.411000
Female952.441000
Male352.631000

2.68

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Falmouth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade00%
High School Graduate654.47%
Some College25017.21%
Associates Degree886.06%
Bachelors Degree35124.16%
Graduate Degree69948.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Falmouth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Falmouth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4401,4401,050
Other Race880
Hispanic880
Asian550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 72.92%.

West Falmouth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$65,500$134,000$45,109
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$27,054
Bachelors Degree$60,909$0$60,398
Graduate Degree$104,432$0$0

$65,500

Average Earnings

$134,000

Average Male

$45,109

Average Female

West Falmouth Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Falmouth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Falmouth Language

89.99% of West Falmouth residents speak only English, while 10.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.65% of the population.

West Falmouth Language

West Falmouth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,7801287.19%
Other88100%
Hispanic88100%

7.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.85%

Male Poverty Rate

12.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Falmouth

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Falmouth is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Falmouth is White, with 7.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.09%.

West Falmouth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School23.08%
Some College20.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.95%

West Falmouth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.87%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

West Falmouth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Falmouth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$167,083$189,998
Families$182,262$211,771
Married Families$193,077$-999,999,999
Non Families-$123,976

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Falmouth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

West Falmouth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Falmouth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West Falmouth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Falmouth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

104

Number of Veterans

104

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea55
Vietnam24
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War8
World War II0

West Falmouth Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+74
35 to 5418
65 to 7412
18 to 340
55 to 640

West Falmouth Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White966.24%
Other Race8100%
Hispanic8100%

West Falmouth Veterans by Race

West Falmouth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

67.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Falmouth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Falmouth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Falmouth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Falmouth 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

41.94%

Born in West Falmouth

91.97%

Native Born

8.03%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

7.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.97% of West Falmouth residents were born in the United States, with 41.94% having been born in Massachusetts. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Falmouth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,750-21-1.19%
20231,771-22-1.23%
20221,793-458-20.35%
20212,25141522.6%
20201,836-135-6.85%
20191,9711367.41%
20181,835-32-1.71%
20171,867-154-7.62%
20162,02130.15%
20152,018512.59%
20141,96722112.66%
20131,746-83-4.54%
20121,8291458.61%
20111,684-54-3.11%
20101,73800%

West Falmouth Population by Year