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People

Total Population 4,055
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 12.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,152
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 34.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,395
% Above Poverty Level 81%
% Below Poverty Level 19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.1%
% Using Public Transportation 6.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,215
Median House Value $605,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7%
US/American 0%
English 12.3%
Irish 14.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tisbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SE of New Bedford, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts
County Dukes
Standard Zip Codes 02568
P.O. Box Zip Codes 02557, 02573, 02575
Phone Area Codes 508
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.43
Longitude -70.59

Tisbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EDGARTOWN
Distance 5 miles
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
Station NEW BEDFORD
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 50.7 inches
Station ROCHESTER
Distance 29.7 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tisbury, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

North Tisbury (02568)

West Chop (02573)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aquinnah 460 $69,821
Chilmark 1,051 $140,368
Edgartown 681 $73,385
Falmouth 3,487 $82,500
Oak Bluffs 4,626 $97,311
West Tisbury 2,564 $77,216

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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