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The 2016 Harwich, Massachusetts, population is 12,180. There are 583 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Harwich, Massachusetts

The median age is 50.9. The US median is 37.4. 55.71% of people in Harwich, Massachusetts, are married. 9.71% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.24 people. 21.15% of people are married, with children. 10.83% have children, but are single.

Race in Harwich, Massachusetts

92.06% of people are white, 1.95% are black, 2.55% are asian, 0.00% are native american, and 0.54% claim 'Other'.

1.83% of the people in Harwich, Massachusetts, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 98.17% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEHarwich, MassachusettsUnited States
  Population  12,180321,418,820
  Population - 2010  12,291308,745,538
  Population - 2000  12,386285,036,114
  Population - 1990  10,275251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  18.54%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  -1.66%12.76%
  Pop. Density  58391
  Land Area  213,531,905
  Water Area  12264,837
  Median Age  50.937.4
  Female Population  54.51%50.81%
  Male Population  45.49%49.19%
  White  92.06%62.77%
  Black  1.95%12.24%
  Asian  2.55%4.95%
  Native American  0.00%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.00%0.16%
  Other  0.54%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.07%2.13%
  Hispanic  1.83%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  98.17%83.10%
  Households  5,358116,211,000
  Family Households  3,33476,958,100
  Non Family Households  2,02439,253,000
  Household Size  2.242.63
  Married Population  55.71%50.58%
  Single Population  44.30%49.42%
  Now Married  54.13%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.58%2.17%
  Never Married  25.97%32.55%
  Widowed  8.62%5.95%
  Divorced  9.71%10.92%
  Married, w/children  21.15%31.68%
  Married, no children  58.61%41.44%
  Single, w/children  10.83%16.94%
  Single, no children  9.42%9.95%

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A wonderful place to grow up! - 3/14/2008
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