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People

Total Population 2,564
Male Share of the Population 40.8%
Female Share of the Population 59.2%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,349
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 54.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 49.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,216
% Above Poverty Level 95.4%
% Below Poverty Level 4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 20.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation 5.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,182
Median House Value $738,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
US/American 0%
English 19.9%
Irish 10.2%

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

West Tisbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SE of New Bedford, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts
County Dukes
P.O. Box Zip Codes 02575
Phone Area Codes 508
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.381
Longitude -70.675

West 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 8.2 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 HYANNIS
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 52 F
Jul Temp 63 to 78 F
Oct Temp 44 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Station ROCHESTER
Distance 30.5 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, West Tisbury, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

North Tisbury (02568)

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
Tisbury 4,055 $49,395

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

West Tisbury Public Libraries

Library
West Tisbury Free Public Library
1042A STATE RD.
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
(508) 693-3366

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West Tisbury High Schools

MARTHA'S VINEYARD CHARTER SCHOOL
STATE RD - P.O.BOX 1150
508-693-9900
A Charter School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 154 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.4

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