West Yarmouth, Massachusetts Population 2021

5,741
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West Yarmouth is a city located in Barnstable County Massachusetts. West Yarmouth has a 2020 population of 5,741. West Yarmouth is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,012 in 2010. West Yarmouth reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in West Yarmouth is $78,616 with a poverty rate of 6.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,420 per month, and the median house value is $292,800. The median age in West Yarmouth is 48.8 years, 38.8 years for males, and 53 years for females.

West Yarmouth Demographics

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

  • White: 82.95%
  • Other race: 4.35%
  • Two or more races: 4.28%
  • Asian: 4.15%
  • Black or African American: 3.74%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Yarmouth, Massachusetts is 5,741 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,741.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,012.

West Yarmouth, Massachusetts Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,76282.95%
Some Other Race2504.35%
Two or More Races2464.28%
Asian2384.15%
Black or African American2153.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.52%
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West Yarmouth Population by Race

West Yarmouth Population Pyramid $2021

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West Yarmouth Median Age

48.8


Total

38.8


Male

53


Female

West Yarmouth Adults

There are 4,774 adults, (1,510 of whom are seniors) in West Yarmouth.

West Yarmouth Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Yarmouth Sex Ratio

Female

3,173

55.27%

Male

2,568

44.73%

West Yarmouth Population by Age

West Yarmouth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Yarmouth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male63.3%36.7%
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family69.8%30.2%
All75.8%24.2%
Married85.1%14.9%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Yarmouth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5432.2475.8
Married1,1132.9685.1
Non Family9221.269.8
Female4182.5766.7
Male902.5163.3

2.72

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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West Yarmouth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2505.58%
9th to 12th Grade1854.13%
High School Graduate1,12325.08%
Some College89219.92%
Associates Degree47210.54%
Bachelors Degree92120.57%
Graduate Degree63414.16%
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West Yarmouth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Yarmouth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,8683,6331,400
Hispanic1872611
Other Race1491818
2+ Races14210729
Asian13513568
Black979329
Native American3030

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.37%.

West Yarmouth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,326$45,077$30,961
Less Than 9th Grade$28,621$33,472$19,919
High School Graduate$30,114$31,218$26,618
Some College$39,271$46,000$35,063
Bachelors Degree$56,585$75,729$49,228
Graduate Degree$49,922$51,364$36,771

$35,326

Average Earnings

$45,077

Average Male

$30,961

Average Female

West Yarmouth Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Yarmouth Language by Age

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West Yarmouth Language

82.60% of West Yarmouth residents speak only English, while 17.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.66% of the population.

West Yarmouth Language

West Yarmouth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,6753657.81%
Black215188.37%

6.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.45%

Male Poverty Rate

7.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Yarmouth

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Yarmouth is Black, with 8.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Yarmouth is White, with 7.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.84%.

West Yarmouth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College11.44%
High School5.88%
Less Than 9th Grade3.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%

West Yarmouth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.10%
Male Employed0.94%
Female Employed0.51%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Yarmouth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Yarmouth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,956$78,616
Families$67,972$88,916
Married Families$83,464-
Non Families$43,333$53,482
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Income by Household Type

West Yarmouth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

West Yarmouth Married by Age and Sex

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West Yarmouth 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 55-64.

West Yarmouth Marital Status by Race

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West Yarmouth Marital Status

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364

Number of Veterans

357

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam119
First Gulf War72
Korea67
Second Gulf War54
World War II46

West Yarmouth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+143
65 to 7468
35 to 5468
55 to 6465
18 to 3420

West Yarmouth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3348.10%
Hispanic3115.05%
Native American30100.00%

West Yarmouth Veterans by Race

West Yarmouth Veterans by Education

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4.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Yarmouth Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Yarmouth Employment by Age

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West Yarmouth Employment by Race

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West Yarmouth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.46%

Born in West Yarmouth

85.16%

Native Born

14.84%

Foreign Born

6.93%

Non Citizen

7.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.16% of West Yarmouth residents were born in the United States, with 62.46% having been born in Massachusetts. 6.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Yarmouth Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,7410.00%
20205,7410.00%
20195,7414708.92%
20185,271-343-6.11%
20175,614-466-7.66%
20166,0804417.82%
20155,639-243-4.13%
20145,882-3-0.05%
20135,8851532.67%
20125,732-365-5.99%
20116,097851.41%
20106,0120.00%

West Yarmouth Population by Year