Barnstable County, Massachusetts 

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Population

213,164

-1.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

9.0%

Median Income

$61,597

Median Home Price

$562,600

Median Age

52.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 5.4

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Barnstable County, Massachusetts

Resort town complex - Central portion of Cape Cod. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Barnstable County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Massachusetts
County: Barnstable County
Metro Area: Barnstable_Town
City: Barnstable Town, Falmouth, 45 total
Zip Codes: 02536, 02601, 02649, 02532, 02632, 02631, 02645, 02563, 02664, 02673, 50 total
Cost of Living: 28.5% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 60 ft above sea level

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barnstable, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Pleasant summers
Educated population
Nearby coastline
Cons
Low ethnic diversity
Tourist impact
Cost of living and housing

What Bert Has To Say About Barnstable Town Metro Area

Barnstable is the commercial center and gateway to Cape Cod. The towns along Cape Cod are typical New England coastal towns with attractive commercial and residential areas and seaside wharves. The considerable fishing industry and tourist market support a large assortment of restaurants and local entertainment. Surrounding Cape Cod is an outdoor recreation and entertainment paradise. Educational attainment at all levels is among the highest in the state.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Barnstable County is 9.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Barnstable County jobs have increased by 3.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Barnstable County's cost of living is 28.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Barnstable County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Barnstable County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Barnstable county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 61.2% to 36.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Barnstable County's population is 213,164 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Barnstable County is Real Estate: $562,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.5%.

SCHOOLS
Barnstable County public schools spend $17,707 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.1 students per teacher in Barnstable County. More Education



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Housing Market in barnstable

It's a good time to buy in Barnstable. Home Appreciation is up 26.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Barnstable is $562,600.
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ZIP CODES IN BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
02536, 02601, 02649, 02532, 02632, 02631, 02645, 02563, 02664, 02673, 50 total

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