Dukes County, MA

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Population
17,313
0.22% 1-year growth
Median Age
46.1

Poverty Rate
7.97%

Median Household Income
$71,224
5.46% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$667,400
1.07% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
8,684
5.32% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Dukes County, MA had a population of 17.3k people with a median age of 46.1 and a median household income of $71,224. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Dukes County, MA grew from 17,275 to 17,313, a 0.22% increase and its median household income grew from $67,535 to $71,224, a 5.46% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dukes County, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.38%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.55%), White (Hispanic) (2.43%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.57%). NaNk% of the people in Dukes County, MA speak a non-English language, and 93.8% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Dukes County, MA was $667,400, and the homeownership rate was 77.4%. Most people in Dukes County, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 11.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Dukes County, MA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Dukes County, MA is home to a population of 17.3k people, from which 93.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 12.1% of Dukes County, MA residents were born outside of the country (2.1k people).

In 2018, there were 19.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.9k people) in Dukes County, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 758 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 615 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dukes County, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.9k ± 183
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    758 ± 216
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    615 ± 169
3.5%
Hispanic Population
606 people

In 2018, there were 19.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.9k people) in Dukes County, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 758 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 615 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.5% of the people in Dukes County, MA are hispanic (606 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Dukes County, MA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

12.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.1k people
9.57%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
1.65k people

As of 2018, 12.1% of Dukes County, MA residents (2.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dukes County, MA was 9.57%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

46
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.4
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Dukes County, MA was 46.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Dukes County, MA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Dukes County, MA residents was 46.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Dukes County, MA.

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Dukes County, MA was N/A, the natal country of N/A Dukes County, MA residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

93.8%
2018 Citizenship
95.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 93.8% of Dukes County, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Dukes County, MA was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    293 ± 113
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    109 ± 120
  3. Korea
    71 ± 61

Dukes County, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Dukes County, MA is $71,224. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Dukes County, MA was Census Tract 2004 with a value of $94,277, followed by Census Tract 2002 and Census Tract 2003, with respective values of $82,045 and $64,810.

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The economy of Dukes County, MA employs 8.68k people. The largest industries in Dukes County, MA are Construction (1,395 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,176 people), and Educational Services (915 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($128,056), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($105,206), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,875).

Wages

Median Household Income

$71,224
2018 value
± $12,123
5.46%
1 Year Growth
± 20.2%

Households in Dukes County, MA have a median annual income of $71,224, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $67,535 in 2017, which represents a 5.46% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
± N/A

In N/A, full-time male employees in N/A made N/A times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dukes County, MA is from Dukes County, MA.
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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2004
  2. Census Tract 2002
  3. Census Tract 2003

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dukes County, MA was Census Tract 2004 with a value of $94,277, followed by Census Tract 2002 and Census Tract 2003, with respective values of $82,045 and $64,810.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Dukes County, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.97% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dukes County, MA (1.37k out of 17.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 45 - 54.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    1,089 ± 329
  2. Black
    121 ± 129
  3. Other
    70 ± 118

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dukes County, MA is White, followed by Black and Other.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.68k
2018 Value
± 816
-5.32%
1 Year decline
± 14%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Dukes County, MA declined at a rate of -5.32%, from 9.17k employees to 8.68k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dukes County, MA, are Management Occupations (1,339 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (920 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (839 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dukes County, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dukes County, MA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,339 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (920 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (839 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Dukes County, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.11 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (1.92 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.73 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dukes County, MA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($188,359), Legal Occupations ($99,643), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($84,350).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.68k
2018 Value
± 816
-5.32%
1 Year decline
± 14%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Dukes County, MA declined at a rate of -5.32%, from 9.17k employees to 8.68k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dukes County, MA, are Construction (1,395 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,176 people), and Educational Services (915 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dukes County, MA, though some of these residents may live in Dukes County, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Dukes County, MA, by number of employees, are Construction (1,395 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,176 people), and Educational Services (915 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Dukes County, MA has an unusually high number of Construction (2.51 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.27 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.86 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dukes County, MA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($128,056), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($105,206), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,875).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dukes County, MA was $667,400 in 2018, which is 2.91 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $674,600 to $667,400, a 1.07% decrease. The homeownership rate in Dukes County, MA is 77.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dukes County, MA have an average commute time of 11.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dukes County, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$667,400
2018 Median
± $28,461
$674,600
2017 Median
± $29,662

In 2018, the median property value in Dukes County, MA declined from to $667,400 from the previous year's value of $674,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dukes County, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dukes County, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$71,224
Median Household Income
± $12,123
6.37k
Number of Households
± 589

In 2018, the median household income of the 6.37k households in Dukes County, MA grew to $71,224 from the previous year's value of $67,535.

The following chart displays the households in Dukes County, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Dukes County, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dukes County, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

77.4%
2018 Homeownership
77.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 77.4% of the housing units in Dukes County, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dukes County, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

11.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dukes County, MA have a shorter commute time (11.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0.202% of the workforce in Dukes County, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (71.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.9%)
  3. Carpooled (6.18%)

In 2018, 71.9% of workers in Dukes County, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.9%) and those who carpooled to work (6.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dukes County, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dukes County, MA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95% of the population of Dukes County, MA has health coverage, with 43.7% on employee plans, 18.2% on Medicaid, 16.7% on Medicare, 15.8% on non-group plans, and 0.587% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Dukes County, MA see 1442 patients per year on average, which represents a 24.6% increase from the previous year (1157 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1568 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 192 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.4%). Additionally, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,442 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dukes County, MA

Primary care physicians in Dukes County, MA see an average of 1,442 patients per year. This represents a 24.6% increase from the previous year (1,157 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Dukes County, MA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Coverage

5%
Uninsured
43.7%
Employer Coverage
18.2%
Medicaid
16.7%
Medicare
15.8%
Non-Group
0.587%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dukes County, MA grew by 54.3% from 3.24% to 5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dukes County, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11.4% prevalence
  2. 11.1% prevalence
  3. 10.8% prevalence

Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in false, at 11.4%.

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