West Yarmouth, Massachusetts Population 2020

5,271
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West Yarmouth is a city located in Massachusetts. West Yarmouth has a 2020 population of 5,271. West Yarmouth is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -12.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,012 in 2010. West Yarmouth reached it's highest population of 6,097 in 2011.

The average household income in West Yarmouth is $75,498 with a poverty rate of 7.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,373 per month, and the median house value is $281,300. The median age in West Yarmouth is 52.6 years, 45.3 years for males, and 53.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.5 males.

West Yarmouth Demographics

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

  • White: 86.47%
  • Black or African American: 4.82%
  • Asian: 3.97%
  • Other race: 2.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Yarmouth, Massachusetts is 5,271, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,271.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,012.

West Yarmouth, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,55886.47%
Black or African American2544.82%
Asian2093.97%
Some Other Race1162.20%
Two or More Races1041.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.57%
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West Yarmouth Population Pyramid 2020

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West Yarmouth Median Age

52.6


Total

45.3


Male

53.9


Female

West Yarmouth Adults

There are 4,567 adults, (1,469 of whom are seniors) in West Yarmouth.

West Yarmouth Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West Yarmouth Sex Ratio

Female

2,936

55.70%

Male

2,335

44.30%

West Yarmouth Households and Families

West Yarmouth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Yarmouth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All72.9%27.1%
Male70.8%29.2%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Female66.6%33.4%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4212.1772.9
Non Family1,0041.2368.3
Married9802.9380.2
Female3652.6566.6
Male722.470.8

2.75

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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West Yarmouth Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1423.40%
9th to 12th Grade1984.74%
High School Graduate1,06425.49%
Some College85920.57%
Associates Degree47311.33%
Bachelors Degree86620.74%
Graduate Degree57313.72%
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West Yarmouth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7453,5171,330
Asian11111147
Black1088924
Hispanic1042612
Other Race752517
Multiple Races52379
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 42.34%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,870$42,188$34,815
Less Than High School$26,625$32,000$25,568
High School Grad$29,257$29,076$29,554
Some College$37,969$48,571$33,047
Bachelors Degree$57,372$73,696$54,375
Graduate Degree$50,278$68,676$43,542

$35,870

Average Earnings

$42,188

Average Male

$34,815

Average Female

West Yarmouth Language

West Yarmouth Language by Age

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West Yarmouth Language

87.58% of West Yarmouth residents speak only English, while 12.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.09% of the population.

West Yarmouth Poverty

West Yarmouth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,4803708.26%
Black254197.48%

7.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.36%

Male Poverty Rate

8.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Yarmouth

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Yarmouth is White, with 8.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Yarmouth is Black, with 7.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.05%.

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Name Poverty
Some College12.76%
High School6.20%
Less Than High School5.00%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.36%
Male Employed1.44%
Female Employed0.53%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Yarmouth Income

West Yarmouth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,162$75,498
Families$69,858$90,688
Married Families$82,367-
Non Families$34,355$50,142
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West Yarmouth Marital Status

West Yarmouth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

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 55-64, 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 Veterans

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375

Number of Veterans

375

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam130
Korea56
First Gulf War56
Second Gulf War56
World War II53
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Age Group Veterans
75+145
65 to 7478
55 to 6465
35 to 5465
18 to 3422
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3458.43%
Hispanic3025.42%
Indian30100.00%

West Yarmouth Veterans by Education

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5.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Yarmouth Employment Status

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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65.64%

Born in Massachusetts

89.00%

Native Born

11.00%

Foreign Born

5.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.00% of West Yarmouth residents were born in the United States, with 65.64% having been born in Massachusetts. 5.94% 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
20205,2710.00%
20195,2710.00%
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%