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Massachusetts




Dukes County, Massachusetts

   People QuickFactsDukes CountyMassachusetts
Population, 2005 estimate 15,5926,398,743
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 4.0%0.8%
Population, 2000 14,9876,349,097
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.0%6.2%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 20.0%22.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 14.5%13.3%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.8%51.5%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)93.3%86.7%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)3.1%6.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.8%0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.7%4.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.1%1.3%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)1.4%7.9%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 92.1%80.3%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 61.2%58.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 6.3%12.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 8.2%18.7%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 90.4%84.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 38.4%33.2%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 2,5281,084,746
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 16.527.0
 
Housing units, 2005 15,8962,688,014
Homeownership rate, 2000 71.3%61.7%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 6.3%42.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $304,000$185,700
 
Households, 2000 6,4212,443,580
Persons per household, 2000 2.302.51
Median household income, 2003 $49,214$52,713
Per capita money income, 1999 $26,472$25,952
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 6.4%9.5%
   Business QuickFactsDukes CountyMassachusetts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 1,001175,9331
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 5,1472,979,6901
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 2.6%-3.5%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 3,413457,981
 
Total number of firms, 2002 4,229563,539
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA2.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA3.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NANA
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA2.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 34.3%28.7%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) NA77,996,586
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D127,129,789
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 288,85873,903,837
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $18,736$11,525
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 87,29511,789,582
Building permits, 2005 23724,549
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 75,73653,120,4451
   Geography QuickFactsDukes CountyMassachusetts
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 1037,840
Persons per square mile, 2000 144.1809.8
FIPS Code 00725
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area None 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:04:55 EST

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