Income/capita 22%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 16%
IndexWest YarmouthMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$36,396$38,069$29,829
Median household income$66,673$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$70,727$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$60,417$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$47,743$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$27,377$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level4.9%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Yarmouth is 22% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in West Yarmouth is 21% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Yarmouth is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Yarmouth is 68% lower than the national average

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      West Yarmouth employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.0%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector5.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%8.4%
      Wholesale & retail services23.7%19.8%
      Public administration3.5%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%1.7%
      Education, health & social services8.6%32.4%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Seabury, MA900$118,659114%
      Seabrook, MA413$100,51582%
      Forestdale, MA4,888$93,80070%
      East Sandwich, MA3,735$87,31558%
      Harwich Center, MA1,423$78,64142%
      West Yarmouth, MA6,080$66,67321%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Willows, CA6,080$39,03829%
      Bellwood, VA6,082$39,21329%
      White Rock, NM6,083$109,41298%
      Fowler, CA6,083$47,57214%
      Geneva, OH6,077$41,64025%
      West Yarmouth, MA6,080$66,67321%
      Source: The West Yarmouth, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).