Data

 

Martha's Vineyard by the Numbers

 

Aquinnah

Chilmark

Edgartown

Oak Bluffs

Tisbury

West Tisbury

Martha's Vineyard

Population

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year-Round Population

311

866

4,067

4,527

3,949

2,740

16,460

Population over 65 (%)

9.3

23.0

15.3

17.5

16.7

14.1

14.0

Population at or below Poverty Level (%)

10.0

8.1

11.7

9.4

4.3

9.8

8.8

Area and Properties

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Area (square miles)

6.0

20.6

26.8

7.1

7.2

25.5

93.2

Assessed Property Values - Total ($ millions)

754

3,262

7,093

2,762

2,745

2,553

19,169

Properties Assessed over $1 million (%)

50%

53%

25%

7%

16%

21%

22%

Properties Assessed under $600,000 (%)

12%

3%

35%

61%

47%

23%

39%

Housing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Housing Units (number)

503

1,606

5,220

4,346

3,094

2,204

16,973

Housing Units Occupied Year-Round  (%)

29

25

34

46

58

54

43

Subsidized Housing Units - Total (number)

49

24

165

172

162

138

710

Affordable Housing Units (number)

41

3

89

146

109

23

411

Affordable Housing Units (% of year-round)

26.0

0.7

4.5

6.8

5.6

1.8

5.2

Housing Affordability Gap ($)

352,500

440,000

306,388

94,000

155,000

344,000

225,000

Business and Employment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Businesses with Employees (number)

11

53

372

225

414

128

1,203

Average Annual Employment (number)

92

253

2,442

1,682

2,619

727

7,815

Median Household Income ($)

57,500

 72,917

67,625

59,156

58,551

91,389

62,407

Average Weekly Wage ($)

766

727

798

731

891

848

875

See Martha's Vineyard Housing Needs Assessment for sources and dates.

Documents

The following are some documents and compilations of data prepared by the MVC about Martha's Vineyard and Dukes County that offer information and analysis.

Useful Links

To get the latest data, it is often best to go straight to the source. The following are some useful links to
  • U.S. Census QuickFacts:  This is a link to the most recent key data and estimates from the United States Census for a wide range of data points. At the top of their webpage, you can choose a specific town.
  • U.S. Census QuickLinks:  This provides links to dozens of detailed demographic, social, economic, and housing data sets from the United States Census.
  • Massachusetts State Data Center: This provides access to population, housing, social and economic, data and thematic maps.

 

 

 

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33 New York Avenue
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

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P.O. Box 1447
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

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