West Wareham, Massachusetts Population 2020

2,173

West Wareham is a city located in Massachusetts. West Wareham has a 2020 population of 2,173. West Wareham is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,064 in 2010. West Wareham reached it's highest population of 3,081 in 2016.

The average household income in West Wareham is $70,992 with a poverty rate of 8.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,298 per month, and the median house value is $196,600. The median age in West Wareham is 57 years, 56.5 years for males, and 57.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.0 males.

West Wareham Demographics

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

  • White: 79.06%
  • Other race: 7.69%
  • Black or African American: 5.25%
  • Two or more races: 5.15%
  • Asian: 2.85%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Wareham, Massachusetts is 2,173, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,173.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,064.

West Wareham, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71879.06%
Some Other Race1677.69%
Black or African American1145.25%
Two or More Races1125.15%
Asian622.85%

West Wareham Population Pyramid 2020

West Wareham Median Age

57


Total

56.5


Male

57.3


Female

West Wareham Adults

There are 1,869 adults, (819 of whom are seniors) in West Wareham.

West Wareham Age Dependency

107

Age Dependency Ratio

78

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

West Wareham Sex Ratio

Female

1,214

55.87%

Male

959

44.13%

West Wareham Households and Families

West Wareham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Wareham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.1%6.9%
Non Family91.3%8.7%
All88.5%11.5%
Female60.3%39.7%

88.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0592.0588.5
Non Family5061.1191.3
Married4062.7693.1
Female1263.2160.3
Male214.1100

2.75

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Wareham Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1005.58%
9th to 12th Grade20611.50%
High School Graduate64335.88%
Some College37620.98%
Associates Degree19010.60%
Bachelors Degree20511.44%
Graduate Degree724.02%

West Wareham Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4861,250220
Other Race14990
Multiple Races11211257
Black4534
Hispanic1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,789$51,134$29,100
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$41,976$54,038$28,225
Some College$33,125$51,134$
Bachelors Degree$50,547$$51,146
Graduate Degree$78,947$$

$41,789

Average Earnings

$51,134

Average Male

$29,100

Average Female

West Wareham Language

West Wareham Language by Age

West Wareham Language

91.23% of West Wareham residents speak only English, while 8.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.99% of the population.

West Wareham Poverty

West Wareham Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,7181166.75%
Asian6262100.00%

8.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.34%

Male Poverty Rate

12.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Wareham

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Wareham is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Wareham is White, with 6.75% 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 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.74%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater15.88%
Less Than High School8.82%
High School4.20%
Some College3.18%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

West Wareham Income

West Wareham Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,404$70,992
Families$103,185$98,428
Married Families$110,786-
Non Families$29,712$36,434

West Wareham Marital Status

West Wareham Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Wareham Married by Age and Sex

West Wareham 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 55-64.

West Wareham Marital Status by Race

West Wareham Veterans

234

Number of Veterans

234

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam117
Korea49
First Gulf War35
World War II21
Second Gulf War19
Age Group Veterans
75+100
65 to 7473
55 to 6442
35 to 5419
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White1358.64%
Other6644.30%
2 or More2219.64%
Black1124.44%

$West Wareham Veterans by Education

5.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Wareham Employment Status

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Wareham 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

81.55%

Born in Massachusetts

96.55%

Native Born

3.45%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.55% of West Wareham residents were born in the United States, with 81.55% having been born in Massachusetts. 0.00% 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
20202,1730.00%
20192,1730.00%
20182,173-659-23.27%
20172,832-249-8.08%
20163,0812318.11%
20152,850-220-7.17%
20143,070822.74%
20132,98887541.41%
20122,113-65-2.98%
20112,1781145.52%
20102,0640.00%