Income/capita 36%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 19%
IndexBuzzards BayMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$40,653$38,069$29,829
Median household income$71,875$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,205$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$61,771$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$32,008$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$41,071$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Buzzards Bay is 36% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Buzzards Bay is 30% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Buzzards Bay is 19% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Buzzards Bay is 41% lower than the national average

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      Buzzards Bay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.7%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector8.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%9.1%
      Wholesale & retail services10.5%19.6%
      Public administration10.4%6.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%2.4%
      Education, health & social services19.0%39.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Falmouth, MA2,021$121,806120%
      New Seabury, MA900$118,659114%
      Seabrook, MA413$100,51582%
      The Pinehills, MA1,275$98,57578%
      Forestdale, MA4,888$93,80070%
      Buzzards Bay, MA3,348$71,87530%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Meiners Oaks, CA3,348$74,21634%
      Cuba, MO3,348$28,86448%
      Lakeland, GA3,348$20,66763%
      Blairsville, PA3,348$43,06122%
      Breckenridge, MN3,347$40,23127%
      Buzzards Bay, MA3,348$71,87530%
      Source: The Buzzards Bay, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).