West Tisbury - Chilmark Area, MA

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West Tisbury - Chilmark Area Profile


Overview

West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 4,217 people and just one neighborhood, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is the 282nd largest community in Massachusetts.

West Tisbury - Chilmark Area home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but West Tisbury - Chilmark Area real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.68% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area who work in management occupations (14.37%), office and administrative support (11.46%), and sales jobs (10.88%).

Of important note, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is also a town of artists. West Tisbury - Chilmark Area has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape West Tisbury - Chilmark Area’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.26% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

It is a fairly quiet town 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!) West Tisbury - Chilmark Area 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. West Tisbury - Chilmark Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area may be for you.

One of the nice things about West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Despite being a small town, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area has a lot of people using a ferryboat to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on a ferryboat are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

West Tisbury - Chilmark Area Demographics

If knowledge is power, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is a pretty powerful place. 50.49% of the adults in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area in 2010 was $33,334, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,336 for a family of four. However, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call West Tisbury - Chilmark Area home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Tisbury - Chilmark Area residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area include Irish, German, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Massachusetts 3.91
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Massachusetts 16.91
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West Tisbury - Chilmark Area 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 27 Condition Alerts found.

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MARTHA'S VINEYARD


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Martha's Vineyard Regional High
100 Edgartown Vineyard Haven R
Oak Bluffs, MA, 02557
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.4% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.0% 4.7%

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UP-ISLAND REGIONAL


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Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Chilmark Elementary
8 State Road
Chilmark, MA, 02535
KG-05
West Tisbury Elementary
401 Old County Road
West Tisbury, MA, 02575
PK-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 15.6% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.9% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 4.7%

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Cuttyhunk Elementary
17 Tower Hill Road
Cuttyhunk, MA, 02713
04-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 4.7%

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