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People

Total Population 1,051
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 453
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 57.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 58.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $140,368
% Above Poverty Level 81.8%
% Below Poverty Level 18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 11.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,618
Median House Value $1,094,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
US/American 0%
English 26.8%
Irish 14.4%

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

Chilmark Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SE of New Bedford, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts
County Dukes
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.
Latitude 41.343
Longitude -70.745

Chilmark 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 12.2 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 ROCHESTER
Distance 31.7 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
Station NEWPORT ROSE
Distance 33.2 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Gay Head (02535)

Menemsha (02552)

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
Edgartown 681 $73,385
Falmouth 3,487 $82,500
Oak Bluffs 4,626 $97,311
Tisbury 4,055 $49,395
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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522 SOUTH RD.
Chilmark, Massachusetts
(508) 645-3360

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