Chilmark strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):
College Educated Adults
Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
Comparing Chilmark to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Nearest Medium City||22 miles SE of New Bedford, Massachusetts (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||72 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||02535|
|P.O. Box Zip Codes||02552|
|Phone Area Codes||508|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||22 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 54 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 79 F|
|Oct Temp||45 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||46 inches|
|Jan Temp||19 to 38 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||49.8 inches|
|Jan Temp||23 to 38 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 54 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 78 F|
|Oct Temp||48 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||46 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.71|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||7||0.8%|
|Est. 2005 Population||945|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5.7%|
|French (except Basque)||4.7%|
According to the US Postal Service, Chilmark, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Gay Head (02535)
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