Provincetown, Massachusetts Census Data & Community Profile

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Provincetown GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Provincetown, MA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Provincetown, MA was 3,192.

Provincetown Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Provincetown was 1,717, which represents 53.8 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Provincetown, MA
There are an estimated 398 married men in the town. 24 percent of men over 15 years old in Provincetown are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Provincetown is 1,475 which is 46.2 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Provincetown, Massachusetts
There are an estimated 354 married women in the community. 26.1 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Provincetown, MA
The median age of people living in Provincetown, MA was 45.4 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Provincetown was 53. There were 2,950 people above the age of 18, which represents 92.4 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 18.3 percent of the population (584) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Provincetown, MA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Provincetown, MA was 3,095.

White Population in Provincetown, MA
The estimated White population in the Provincetown community is 2,794, which is 87.5 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Provincetown, Massachusetts
The estimated Black/African American population is 239, which is 7.5 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Provincetown, MA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Provincetown, MA was 10.

Asian Population in Provincetown, Massachusetts
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 16.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Provincetown, MA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Provincetown was an estimated 0.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 36, while those of “two or more races” was 97 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Provincetown community was 67, or 2.1 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Provincetown, MA
The household population number in Provincetown was 2,879.

Group Quarters Population in Provincetown, MA
Group Quarters population in the community was 313.

Average Household Size in Provincetown, MA
The average household size in Provincetown is 1.67 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 2.62 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Provincetown, MA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 3,712 total housing units in Provincetown.

The number of occupied housing units was 1,726, or 46.5 of the total units in town. Of these, 922 were owner-occupied (53.4), and 804 were renter-occupied (46.6, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 1,986 vacant homes in Provincetown at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Provincetown, Massachusetts
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 538, with a median value in dollars of 333,100.

Monthly Owner Costs in Provincetown, MA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,316 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Provincetown, average costs per month were $366 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 2,417 people in the community had a high school degree, or 85.1 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Provincetown, Massachusetts
1,083 people in Provincetown also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 38.1 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Provincetown, MA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Provincetown was 391, or 13.3 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Provincetown, MA
In 2000, there were 588 people in Provincetown, MA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Provincetown, MA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 258 people in Provincetown who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 8.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Provincetown, Massachusetts
There were 1,921 in the labor force in Provincetown at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 64.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Provincetown was 13.6 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Provincetown, MA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $32,731. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Provincetown, MA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $39,786. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Provincetown, Massachusetts
Per capita income in Provincetown in the last full census was 26,878. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Provincetown numbered 36, or 8.7 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Provincetown, MA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 461, or 15.5 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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