Dukes County, MA

County

Add Comparison
2019 Population
17,312
0.00578% 1-year decline
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
47.1
2.17% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
7.57%
5.03% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$71,811
0.824% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$699,500
4.81% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
8,730
0.53% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Dukes County, MA had a population of 17.3k people with a median age of 47.1 and a median household income of $71,811. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Dukes County, MA declined from 17,313 to 17,312, a −0.00578% decrease and its median household income grew from $71,224 to $71,811, a 0.824% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dukes County, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.85%), White (Hispanic) (2.52%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.75%). 0% of the households in Dukes County, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

95.2% of the residents in Dukes County, MA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Dukes County, MA was $699,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.3%. Most people in Dukes County, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 11 minutes. The average car ownership in Dukes County, MA was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard

Diversity

Dukes County, MA is home to a population of 17.3k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 33.9% of Dukes County, MA residents were born outside of the country (5.87k people).

In 2019, there were 20.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.8k people) in Dukes County, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 727 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 666 Two+ (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)
    14.8k ± 182
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    727 ± 188
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    666 ± 232
3.64%
Hispanic Population
630 people

In 2019, there were 20.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.8k people) in Dukes County, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 727 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 666 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.64% of the people in Dukes County, MA are hispanic (630 people).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

33.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
5.87k people
12.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.1k people

As of 2019, 33.9% of Dukes County, MA residents (5.87k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dukes County, MA was 12.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Dukes County, MA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Age by Nativity

48
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.8
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Dukes County, MA was 47.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Dukes County, MA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Dukes County, MA residents was 46.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Massachusetts.
Most Common Origin
  1. China
    96,127 ± 7,558 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    89,373 ± 7,292 people
  3. Brazil
    77,815 ± 6,810 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 96,127 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 89,373 and Brazil with 77,815.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

95.2%
2019 Citizenship
93.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.2% of Dukes County, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Dukes County, MA was 93.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Dukes County, MA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    403 ± 165
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    123 ± 134
  3. Korea
    66 ± 59

Dukes County, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.28 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Massachusetts. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.
Y-Axis

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Massachusetts (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts.
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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Community Mobility

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

Median household income in Dukes County, MA is $71,811. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Dukes County, MA was Census Tract 2004 with a value of $95,583, followed by Census Tract 2003 and Census Tract 2002, with respective values of $78,902 and $75,294.

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,290. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Dukes County, MA employs 8.73k people. The largest industries in Dukes County, MA are Construction (1,280 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,182 people), and Educational Services (840 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($130,266), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($63,409), and Public Administration ($60,446).

Wages

Median Household Income

$71,811
2019 value
± $11,763
0.824%
1 Year Growth
± 23.4%

Households in Dukes County, MA have a median annual income of $71,811, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $71,224 in 2018, which represents a 0.824% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Dukes County, MA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Massachusetts.
$89,585
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,887
$67,290
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,359

In 2019, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Massachusetts.
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Massachusetts
  1. Asian
    $75,473 ± $4,254
  2. White
    $69,510 ± $1,187
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $57,778 ± $35,604

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Massachusetts.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dukes County, MA is from Massachusetts.
0.483
2019 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.485
2018 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2019, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.424% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Massachusetts across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2004
  2. Census Tract 2003
  3. Census Tract 2002

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dukes County, MA was Census Tract 2004 with a value of $95,583, followed by Census Tract 2003 and Census Tract 2002, with respective values of $78,902 and $75,294.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.57% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dukes County, MA (1.3k out of 17.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    1,019 ± 323
  2. Black
    149 ± 146
  3. Other
    66 ± 114

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.73k
2019 Value
± 822
0.53%
1 Year growth
± 13.2%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Dukes County, MA grew at a rate of 0.53%, from 8.68k employees to 8.73k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dukes County, MA, are Management Occupations (1,334 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (909 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (888 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dukes County, MA.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dukes County, MA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,334 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (909 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (888 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Dukes County, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.06 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (1.59 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.59 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dukes County, MA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($126,910), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($102,727), and Legal Occupations ($100,357).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

8.73k
2019 Value
± 822
0.53%
1 Year growth
± 13.2%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Dukes County, MA grew at a rate of 0.53%, from 8.68k employees to 8.73k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dukes County, MA, are Construction (1,280 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,182 people), and Educational Services (840 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Dukes County, MA, by number of employees, are Construction (1,280 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,182 people), and Educational Services (840 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Dukes County, MA has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.4 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.35 times), and Construction (2.25 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dukes County, MA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($130,266), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($63,409), and Public Administration ($60,446).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade

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. $33.2B
  2. $30.5B
  3. $29.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $33.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.5B) and Electronics ($29.4B).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Massachusetts.
$277B
2018 Value in Massachusetts
$573B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
107% growth

In 2018, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 107% to $573B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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. $23.6B
  2. $17.6B
  3. $13B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $23.6B, followed by New Hampshire with $17.6B and Connecticut and $13B.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Dukes County, MA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 73% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (21.5%), followed by Other (5.43%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of Massachusetts.
Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Dukes County, MA
73% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  1. 79.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Massachusetts colored by their party leaning.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Senators from Massachusetts

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts.
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 replace 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Dukes County, MA was $699,500 in 2019, which is 2.91 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $667,400 to $699,500, a 4.81% increase. The homeownership rate in Dukes County, MA is 72.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Dukes County, MA have an average commute time of 11 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

$699,500
2019 Median
± $30,429
$667,400
2018 Median
± $28,461

In 2019, the median property value in Dukes County, MA grew to to $699,500 from the previous year's value of $667,400.

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 $500k - $750k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$71,811
Median Household Income
± $11,763
6.77k
Number of Households
± 625

In 2019, the median household income of the 6.77k households in Dukes County, MA grew to $71,811 from the previous year's value of $71,224.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

72.3%
2019 Homeownership
77.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 72.3% of the housing units in Dukes County, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dukes County, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

11 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dukes County, MA have a shorter commute time (11 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0.218% of the workforce in Dukes County, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Dukes County, MA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (73.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.5%)
  3. Carpooled (5.23%)

In 2019, 73.6% of workers in Dukes County, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.5%) and those who carpooled to work (5.23%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 false.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

94.7% of the population of Dukes County, MA has health coverage, with 40.9% on employee plans, 17.9% on Medicaid, 18.8% on Medicare, 16.7% on non-group plans, and 0.465% 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 Dukes County, MA see 1928 patients per year on average, which represents a 22.4% increase from the previous year (1575 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1444 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 142 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.1%). Additionally, Hampden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,928 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dukes County, MA

Primary care physicians in Dukes County, MA see an average of 1,928 patients per year. This represents a 22.4% increase from the previous year (1,575 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts.
$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$5,302
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,922
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,899
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

5.26%
Uninsured
40.9%
Employer Coverage
17.9%
Medicaid
18.8%
Medicare
16.7%
Non-Group
0.465%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dukes County, MA grew by 5.35% from 5% to 5.26%.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11.1% prevalence
  2. 10.7% prevalence
  3. 10.6% prevalence

Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts by county over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart