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People

Total Population 3,109
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 36.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,409
Age of the Population 58

Families

% of people married 42.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,517
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 14.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.6%
Median Gross Rent $916
Median House Value $494,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
US/American 0%
English 20.5%
Irish 16.2%

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

Wellfleet Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles E of Plymouth, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles SE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Barnstable
Metro Area Barnstable - Yarmouth
Standard Zip Codes 02667
Phone Area Codes 508
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.937
Longitude -70.044

Wellfleet 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 PROVINCETOWN
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 52 F
Jul Temp 63 to 79 F
Oct Temp 45 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Station PLYMOUTH-KINGSTON
Distance 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 63 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station ROCHESTER
Distance 46.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brewster 2,280 $75,331
Eastham 4,923 $72,071
Harwich 12,197 $81,049
Orleans 1,669 $75,667
Provincetown 2,744 $53,250
Truro 1,644 $62,619

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

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55 WEST MAIN STREET
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
(508) 349-0310
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