Buzzards Bay, MA

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2020 Population
3,208
9.07% 1-year decline
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
53.8
14.5% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
7.62%
8.59% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$76,629
1.98% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$323,500
9.77% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
1,737
5.5% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Buzzards Bay, MA had a population of 3.21k people with a median age of 53.8 and a median household income of $76,629. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Buzzards Bay, MA declined from 3,528 to 3,208, a −9.07% decrease and its median household income grew from $75,142 to $76,629, a 1.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Buzzards Bay, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.62%), Asian (Hispanic) (1.62%), White (Hispanic) (1.47%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.904%).

None of the households in Buzzards Bay, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Buzzards Bay, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Buzzards Bay, MA are Massachusetts Maritime Academy (453 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Buzzards Bay, MA was $323,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%.

Most people in Buzzards Bay, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34 minutes. The average car ownership in Buzzards Bay, MA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Buzzards Bay, MA is home to a population of 3.21k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.62% of Buzzards Bay, MA residents were born outside of the country (116 people).

In 2020, there were 25.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.94k people) in Buzzards Bay, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 116 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 52 Asian (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2020 Citizenship
98.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.8% of Buzzards Bay, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Buzzards Bay, MA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Buzzards Bay, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.94k ± 358
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    116 ± 78.8
  3. Asian (Hispanic)
    52 ± 79
3.09%
Hispanic Population
99 people

In 2020, there were 25.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.94k people) in Buzzards Bay, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 116 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 52 Asian (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.09% of the people in Buzzards Bay, MA are hispanic (99 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. China
    98,663 ± 7,656 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,760 ± 7,347 people
  3. Brazil
    81,000 ± 6,946 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 98,663 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,760 and Brazil with 81,000.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.62%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
116 people
3.77%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
133 people

As of 2020, 3.62% of Buzzards Bay, MA residents (116 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Buzzards Bay, MA was 3.77%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    69 ± 43
  2. Korea
    43 ± 35
  3. World War II
    33 ± 47

Buzzards Bay, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Buzzards Bay, MA employs 1.74k people. The largest industries in Buzzards Bay, MA are Construction (295 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (249 people), and Educational Services (239 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($122,958), Wholesale Trade ($84,196), and Manufacturing ($78,750).

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,870. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

1.74k
2020 Value
± 267
−5.5%
1 Year decline
± 22.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Buzzards Bay, MA declined at a rate of −5.5%, from 1.84k employees to 1.74k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Buzzards Bay, MA, are Management Occupations (233 people), Sales & Related Occupations (220 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (202 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Buzzards Bay, MA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.74k
2020 Value
± 267
−5.5%
1 Year decline
± 22.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Buzzards Bay, MA declined at a rate of −5.5%, from 1.84k employees to 1.74k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Buzzards Bay, MA, are Construction (295 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (249 people), and Educational Services (239 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Buzzards Bay, MA, though some of these residents may live in Buzzards Bay, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,319
Median earning men ± $12,057
$46,500
Median earning women ± $11,485

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($230,000), Wholesale Trade ($84,420), and Manufacturing ($78,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($68,910), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,375), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,567).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.4B
  2. $29.6B
  3. $28.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $37.4B, followed by Electronics ($29.6B) and Mixed freight ($28.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$314B
2020 Value in Massachusetts
$627B
Projected 2050 Value in Massachusetts
99.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $314B. This is expected to increase 99.9% to $627B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31B
  2. $23.4B
  3. $14.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $31B, followed by New Hampshire with $23.4B and Connecticut and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Massachusetts over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Buzzards Bay, MA awarded 453 degrees. The student population of Buzzards Bay, MA in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 1,406 male students and 231 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Buzzards Bay, MA are White (401 and 89.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18 and 4%), Unknown (16 and 3.56%), and Two or More Races (10 and 2.22%).

The largest universities in Buzzards Bay, MA by number of degrees awarded are Massachusetts Maritime Academy (453 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Buzzards Bay, MA are Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (83 and 18.3%), Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services (80 and 17.7%), and Other Engineering (71 and 15.7%).

The median tuition cost in Buzzards Bay, MA for a public four year colleges is $1,890 for in-state students and $17,010 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Buzzards Bay, MA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 92.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 45%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 1,637 (85.9% men and 14.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 1,637 students enrolled in Buzzards Bay, MA, 85.9% men and 14.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,350 records, of which 13% were women and 87% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 83 degree-majors awarded
  2. 71 degree-majors awarded
  3. 67 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Buzzards Bay, MA was Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering with 83 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
453 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Massachusetts Maritime Academy with 453 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 388 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Buzzards Bay, MA, which is 5.97 times more than the 65 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 401 degrees mean that there were 22.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 18 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($1,890) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($8,424) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.959% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.04% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.34M), Bachelors Degree (1.3M), and Some college (1.02M).

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The median property value in Buzzards Bay, MA was $323,500 in 2020, which is 1.41 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $294,700 to $323,500, a 9.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Buzzards Bay, MA is 72.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Buzzards Bay, MA have an average commute time of 34 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Buzzards Bay, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$323,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$35,715
$1,040
Median Property Taxes
±$199

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Buzzards Bay, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Buzzards Bay, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.7%
Homeownership
2020
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.7% of the housing units in Buzzards Bay, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.6%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 137
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Buzzards Bay, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$76,629
Median Household Income
± $13,592
1.43k
Number of Households
± 248

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.43k households in Buzzards Bay, MA grew to $76,629 from the previous year's value of $75,142.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Buzzards Bay, MA is from Massachusetts.
0.48
2020 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.483
2019 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2020, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.544% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.84%)
  3. Carpooled (6.54%)

In 2020, 76.7% of workers in Buzzards Bay, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.84%) and those who carpooled to work (6.54%).

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Commute Time

34 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Buzzards Bay, MA have a longer commute time (34 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 6.65% of the workforce in Buzzards Bay, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Buzzards Bay, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Buzzards Bay, MA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.62% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Buzzards Bay, MA (219 out of 2.87k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Males 75+ and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Buzzards Bay, MA is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96.9% of the population of Buzzards Bay, MA has health coverage, with 46.1% on employee plans, 18.2% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 0.775% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Barnstable County, MA see 1067 patients per year on average, which represents a 4% increase from the previous year (1026 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 934 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 189 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Massachusetts, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,067 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Barnstable County, MA

Primary care physicians in Barnstable County, MA see an average of 1,067 patients per year. This represents a 4% increase from the previous year (1,026 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Massachusetts across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 13.7% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 27.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.6% were men and 49.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.1%
Uninsured
46.1%
Employer Coverage
18.2%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
15.4%
Non-Group
0.775%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Buzzards Bay, MA declined by 30.8% from 4.48% to 3.1%.

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