Dukes County, Massachusetts Population 2020

Dukes County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 17,414 with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dukes County, Massachusetts is the 13th largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202017,414310.18%
201917,383310.18%
201817,352310.18%
201717,32150.03%
201617,316410.24%
201517,275-24-0.14%
201417,2991370.80%
201317,1623331.98%
201216,8291340.80%
201116,6951230.74%
201016,5724,93342.38%
199011,6392,69730.16%
19808,9422,82546.18%
19706,1172884.94%
19605,8291963.48%
19505,633-36-0.64%
19405,66971614.46%
19304,95358113.29%
19204,372-132-2.93%
19104,504-57-1.25%
19004,5611924.39%
18904,369691.60%
18804,30051313.55%
18703,787-616-13.99%
18604,403-137-3.02%
18504,54058214.70%
18403,95844112.54%
18303,5172256.83%
18203,29220.06%
18103,2901725.52%
18003,118-147-4.50%
17903,2650.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.18%
County Website
Founded
1695
County Seat
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Dukes County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,31988.48%
Two or More Races8054.65%
Black or African American6803.93%
Some Other Race3181.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native1270.73%
Asian640.37%
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Dukes County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2020

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Dukes County, Massachusetts Median Age

46.1


Total

45.1


Male

46.9


Female

Dukes County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 14,031 adults, (3,846 of whom are seniors) in Dukes County, Massachusetts.

Dukes County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dukes County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

8,838

51.05%

Male

8,475

48.95%

Dukes County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Dukes County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dukes County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All77.4%22.6%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Female67.7%32.3%
Male51.4%48.6%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3672.6877.4
Married3,0643.1184.7
Non Family2,4431.3772.9
Female6855.1567.7
Male1753.7351.4

3.37

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Dukes County, Massachusetts Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2271.78%
9th to 12th Grade3482.73%
High School Graduate3,09124.28%
Some College2,60620.47%
Associates Degree8386.58%
Bachelors Degree3,18525.02%
Graduate Degree2,43619.13%
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Dukes County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,51011,0875,287
Black516445188
Multiple Races24424477
Other Race23218644
Hispanic22318419
Native American423914
Asian24242

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.93%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,904$51,106$37,638
Less Than High School$26,204$41,845$23,723
High School Grad$33,325$44,092$21,835
Some College$39,203$45,840$29,673
Bachelors Degree$51,558$50,478$52,413
Graduate Degree$66,464$79,394$56,825

$44,904

Average Earnings

$51,106

Average Male

$37,638

Average Female

Dukes County, Massachusetts Language

Dukes County, Massachusetts Language by Age

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Dukes County, Massachusetts Language

86.85% of Dukes County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 13.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.66% of the population.

Dukes County, Massachusetts Poverty

Dukes County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,8181,0657.19%
Black64712118.70%
Other3087022.73%
Hispanic581579.81%
Native1274132.28%
Asian573357.89%
Multiple797141.76%

7.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.09%

Male Poverty Rate

8.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dukes County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dukes County, Massachusetts is Asian, with 57.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dukes County, Massachusetts is Multiple, with 1.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.58%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.01%
High School12.54%
Some College6.10%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.89%
Male Employed3.02%
Female Employed1.73%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dukes County, Massachusetts Income

Dukes County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,224$107,889
Families$100,167$132,326
Married Families$106,510-
Non Families$47,615$64,096
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Dukes County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Dukes County, Massachusetts Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dukes County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

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Dukes County, Massachusetts 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 45-54.

Dukes County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race

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Dukes County, Massachusetts Veterans

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709

Number of Veterans

614

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam293
First Gulf War109
Korea73
World War II29
Second Gulf War18
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Age Group Veterans
75+280
65 to 74232
35 to 54145
55 to 6434
18 to 3418
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6715.30%
Black376.53%
Hispanic153.88%
2 or More10.25%

Dukes County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

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2.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dukes County, Massachusetts Employment Status

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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51.81%

Born in Massachusetts

87.88%

Native Born

12.12%

Foreign Born

6.19%

Non Citizen

5.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.88% of Dukes County, Massachusetts residents were born in the United States, with 51.81% having been born in Massachusetts. 6.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990