Most Expensive Barnstable Neighborhoods
Barnstable is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 44,529 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Barnstable is the 27th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Barnstable are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Barnstable is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barnstable is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barnstable who work in office and administrative support (13.68%), sales jobs (11.25%) and management occupations (9.73%).
Also of interest is that Barnstable has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Barnstable has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Barnstable has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Barnstable than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Barnstable may be for you.
Barnstable is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
The citizens of Barnstable are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.49% of adults in Barnstable have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Barnstable in 2010 was $36,139, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,556 for a family of four. However, Barnstable contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Barnstable home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Barnstable residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Barnstable include Irish, English, Italian, German, French and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Barnstable is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||19,262|
|BARNSTABLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||74.02%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||25.98%|
|TYPE OF BARNSTABLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||81.53%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.23%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.02%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||8.82%|
|SIZE OF BARNSTABLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.06%|
|AGE OF BARNSTABLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.37%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||56.25%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||25.57%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||11.82%|
|BARNSTABLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$374,933|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,551|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.09%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||0.94%|
|$109,001 - $217,000||8.96%|
|$217,001 - $326,000||26.97%|
|$326,001 - $435,000||26.86%|
|$435,001 - $543,000||11.81%|
|$543,001 - $815,000||13.14%|
|$815,001 - $1,087,000||3.18%|
|PEOPLE OF BARNSTABLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.32%|
|5 TO 17||13.14%|
|18 TO 24||7.54%|
|25 TO 34||9.80%|
|35 TO 54||25.71%|
|55 TO 64||17.87%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||21.62%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.65%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$58,933|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$36,139|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||13.02%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (16.03%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.61%)
Public Service (3.93%)
Real estate (2.34%)
Information Technology (2.30%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.31%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.41%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.89%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.14%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.59%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (27.84%)
French Canadian (3.10%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.84%)
Get matched with a pre-screened, customer-rated real estate agent and receive up to $2,000 or more when you buy or sell.
Get the Ultimate Agent…
We screen Real Estate Professionals according to rigorous sales and service benchmarks, and we constantly survey our customers to make sure that Brokers in our elite network are meeting your highest standards. We guarantee it.†
…Plus a Cash Award
How much cash could I get?
Select an option below. You'll hear from us within 1 business hour.
Copyright © 2000-2016 Location Inc®. All the trademarks displayed on this page are the property of Location, Inc®. The NeighborhoodScout® search engine is covered under US Patents No. 7,043,501 and 7,680,859. Our nationally-comparable school ratings are covered under US Patent No. 8,376,755. Other US patent applications are currently pending.