Barnstable Town Metro Area

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  5. Barnstable Town Metro Area Family Information
  6. Barnstable Town Metro Area Education Information
  7. Barnstable Town Metro Area Business Information
  8. Barnstable Town Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Barnstable Town Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Barnstable Town Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
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Barnstable Town Metro Area Legal Resources

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Barnstable Town Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 222,230
  • Land Area (2000): 1,024.378 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 2,357.157 square kilometers
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  • Area Code(s): 508, 774

Barnstable Town Metro Area Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 151,349 2002 Not Available 2005 228,050
2000 Not Available 2003 228,777 2006 Not Available
2001 Not Available 2004 228,941 2007 225,323

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Houses (2000): 147,083

Barnstable Town Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 405,516 91.22%
 Rural, Farm 219 0.05%
 Rural, Non-farm 38,798 8.73%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Barnstable Town Metro Area Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 142,227
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $4,614,169,000 / $1,000,651,000

Barnstable Town Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 105,703 98,177 7,526 7.12% 72
1991 105,904 95,388 10,516 9.93% 101
1992 105,667 94,815 10,853 10.27% 104
1993 107,902 98,352 9,550 8.85% 90
1994 109,338 100,723 8,615 7.88% 80
1995 110,269 102,940 7,330 6.65% 68
1996 111,739 105,366 6,373 5.70% 58
1997 113,758 107,632 6,126 5.39% 55
1998 115,099 109,894 5,205 4.52% 46
1999 118,033 113,383 4,650 3.94% 40
2000 125,120 121,133 3,988 3.19% 32
2001 127,223 122,595 4,628 3.64% 37
2002 131,047 125,112 5,934 4.53% 46
2003 134,566 127,730 6,836 5.08% 52
2004 135,665 129,073 6,592 4.86% 49
2005 134,810 128,425 6,385 4.74% 48
2006 135,085 128,585 6,500 4.81% 49
2007 133,780 127,563 6,218 4.65% 47
2008 134,322 127,290 7,031 5.23% 53
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 124,857 116,287 8,570 6.86% 69
Feb 2008 123,143 114,943 8,200 6.66% 67
Mar 2008 124,014 116,217 7,797 6.29% 63
Apr 2008 126,902 121,126 5,776 4.55% 46
May 2008 130,998 124,728 6,270 4.79% 48
Jun 2008 143,271 136,175 7,096 4.95% 50
Jul 2008 150,267 143,814 6,453 4.29% 43
Aug 2008 148,584 142,244 6,340 4.27% 43
Sep 2008 136,858 130,080 6,778 4.95% 50
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Barnstable Town Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 17,580 16.93%
2. Accommodation and Food Services 7,640 7.36%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 7,312 7.04%
4. Public Administration 6,116 5.89%
5. Educational Services 5,056 4.87%
6. Health Care 5,024 4.84%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 4,454 4.29%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 4,006 3.86%
9. Finance and Insurance 3,544 3.41%
10. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 3,168 3.05%
11. Repair and Maintenance 2,564 2.47%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 2,348 2.26%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2,308 2.22%
14. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 2,104 2.03%
15. Other Transportation 2,026 1.95%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 1,644 1.58%
17. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 1,330 1.28%
18. Utilities 1,312 1.26%
19. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 1,270 1.22%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 1,222 1.18%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 19,106 19.56%
2. Educational Services 12,536 12.83%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 9,692 9.92%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 6,012 6.15%
5. Finance and Insurance 4,600 4.71%
6. Public Administration 3,916 4.01%
7. Food and Beverage Stores 3,392 3.47%
8. Social Assistance 3,046 3.12%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2,766 2.83%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 2,530 2.59%
11. Personal and Laundry Services 2,242 2.29%
12. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 2,196 2.25%
13. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 2,022 2.07%
14. Construction 1,902 1.95%
15. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 1,686 1.73%
16. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 1,484 1.52%
17. Department and Other General Stores 1,272 1.30%
18. Other Direct Selling Estab 1,080 1.11%
19. Private Household Services 1,032 1.06%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 1,018 1.04%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Sales and Related Occupations 6,114 5.89%
2. Other Management Occupations 5,876 5.66%
3. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 5,560 5.35%
4. Carpenters 4,890 4.71%
5. Other Installation / Maintenance 3,300 3.18%
6. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 3,182 3.06%
7. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 3,016 2.90%
8. Top Executives 2,918 2.81%
9. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 2,768 2.67%
10. Vehicle Mechanics 2,754 2.65%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 2,716 2.62%
12. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 2,388 2.30%
13. Computer Specialists 2,188 2.11%
14. Other Construction Trades 2,172 2.09%
15. Business Operations Specialists 1,992 1.92%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 1,972 1.90%
17. Other Food Preparation and Servers 1,862 1.79%
18. Painters and Paperhangers 1,798 1.73%
19. Engineers 1,762 1.70%
20. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,732 1.67%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 6,080 6.22%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 5,664 5.80%
3. Registered Nurses 5,436 5.56%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 5,056 5.18%
5. Other Office and Admin Support 4,994 5.11%
6. Other Management Occupations 3,962 4.06%
7. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 3,822 3.91%
8. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 3,490 3.57%
9. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 3,412 3.49%
10. Waiters and Waitresses 3,316 3.39%
11. Cashiers 3,110 3.18%
12. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 2,906 2.97%
13. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 2,644 2.71%
14. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 2,202 2.25%
15. Other Personal Care, Not child care 2,034 2.08%
16. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,992 2.04%
17. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,882 1.93%
18. Other Food Preparation and Servers 1,580 1.62%
19. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 1,574 1.61%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 1,574 1.61%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 168,666 46.33%
15-35 hours 55,604 15.27%
1-14 hours 12,326 3.39%
No regular hours 127,469 35.01%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 4,440 2.36%
5 AM-5:29 AM 3,742 1.99%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 5,472 2.91%
6 AM-6:29 AM 12,573 6.68%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 17,714 9.42%
7 AM-7:29 AM 27,206 14.46%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 31,109 16.54%
8 AM-8:29 AM 26,416 14.04%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 15,188 8.07%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 14,796 7.86%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 4,932 2.62%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 2,358 1.25%
Noon-3:59 PM 11,814 6.28%
4 PM-11:59 PM 10,380 5.52%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 8,854 4.71%
5-9 27,684 14.71%
10-14 35,974 19.12%
15-19 31,770 16.89%
20-24 25,632 13.62%
25-29 8,908 4.73%
30-34 16,965 9.02%
35-39 2,786 1.48%
40-44 3,364 1.79%
45-59 7,972 4.24%
60-89 9,482 5.04%
At least 90 8,749 4.65%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 498 0.26% 138,324 73.52%
30-44 336 0.18% 22,779 12.11%
45-59 52 0.03% 7,920 4.21%
At least 60 1,986 1.06% 16,245 8.63%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 636 0.32%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 16,153 8.14%
 Car / truck / van, solo 161,371 81.32%
 Motorcycle 70 0.04%
 Other 1,806 0.91%
 Public transportation 2,872 1.45%
 Walked 5,232 2.64%
 Worked at home 10,292 5.19%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Barnstable Town Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 189,690 (433,096 people)
Families (2000): 122,626 (345,704 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 43,417
People at same address in 1995: 243,948

Barnstable Town Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 12,956 6.83%
$10,000-$14,999 10,968 5.78%
$15,000-$19,999 11,706 6.17%
$20,000-$24,999 11,016 5.81%
$25,000-$29,999 11,576 6.10%
$30,000-$34,999 12,720 6.70%
$35,000-$39,999 10,969 5.78%
$40,000-$44,999 10,904 5.75%
$45,000-$49,999 10,002 5.27%
$50,000-$59,999 18,780 9.90%
$60,000-$74,999 22,088 11.64%
$75,000-$99,999 22,488 11.85%
$100,000-$124,999 10,608 5.59%
$125,000-$149,999 4,604 2.43%
$150,000-$199,999 3,746 1.97%
$200,000 or more 4,590 2.42%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 27,986 29.51%
 Family, 2 people 32,541 34.32%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 4,994 5.27%
 Family, 3 people 12,199 12.87%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 528 0.56%
 Family, 4 people 10,067 10.62%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 175 0.18%
 Family, 5 people 4,425 4.67%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 60 0.06%
 Family, 6 people 1,292 1.36%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 21 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 517 0.55%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 17 0.02%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 136,544 24.83%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 88,528 16.10%
Public Assistance 3,344 0.61%
Retirement 49,943 9.08%
Self Employment 32,157 5.85%
Social Security 74,003 13.46%
Supplemental Security 7,086 1.29%
Wage / Salary 127,208 23.14%
Other 31,011 5.64%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 64,727 64.71%
 With children under 18 35,292 35.29%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 15,280 8.88%
 Married 108,597 63.13%
 Never Married 42,430 24.67%
 Widowed 5,714 3.32%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 23,604 11.96%
 Married 111,316 56.42%
 Never Married 36,650 18.57%
 Widowed 25,746 13.05%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Barnstable Town Metro Area Education Information

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Barnstable Town Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 6,951 1.96%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 25,721 7.27%
 High school diploma or equivalent 97,669 27.61%
 Some college, no degree 80,130 22.65%
 Associate degree 30,218 8.54%
 Bachelors degree 70,031 19.80%
 Graduate or professional degree 43,027 12.16%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 3,404 1.53% 4,570 2.06% 7,974 3.59%
Kindergarten 4,092 1.84% 338 0.15% 4,430 1.99%
Grades 1-4 20,042 9.02% 1,144 0.51% 21,186 9.53%
Grades 5-8 21,778 9.80% 1,434 0.65% 23,212 10.45%
Grades 9-12 20,098 9.04% 1,640 0.74% 21,738 9.78%
Undergrad college 10,200 4.59% 2,986 1.34% 13,186 5.93%
Graduate or professional school 1,820 0.82% 1,978 0.89% 3,798 1.71%
Total 81,434 36.64% 14,090 6.34% 95,524 42.98%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Barnstable Town Metro Area Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 16,623

Barnstable Town Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2001 546 605
2002 485 475
2003 725 792
2004 794 764

Barnstable Town Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Barnstable Town Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Barnstable Town Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 406,147 93.11%
 Below Poverty Level 30,042 6.89%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Barnstable Town Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 266

Barnstable Town Metro Area Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 5.107 0.264 0.000 0.172 5.543 0.000 4.724 17.357 1.407 23.489
2000 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2001 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2002 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2003 4.266 0.407 0.009 0.249 4.931 0.000 7.230 14.499 1.206 22.935
2004 2.957 0.249 0.022 0.341 3.569 0.000 7.469 14.685 1.284 23.438
2005 3.368 0.320 0.013 0.294 3.995 0.000 8.025 13.602 1.324 22.951
2006 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2007 3.222 0.266 0.009 0.315 3.812 0.000 9.355 16.212 1.300 26.868

Barnstable Town Metro Area Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 4,394

Barnstable Town Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Barnstable Town Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Barnstable Town Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 23,410 10.53%
10-19 Years 25,933 11.67%
20-29 Years 16,702 7.52%
30-39 Years 28,910 13.01%
40-49 Years 34,365 15.46%
50-59 Years 29,661 13.35%
60-69 Years 25,281 11.38%
70-79 Years 24,135 10.86%
80-89 Years 11,400 5.13%
90+ Years 2,433 1.09%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 105,199 47.34%
 Female 117,031 52.66%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 207,518 93.38%
 African-American 3,848 1.73%
 Multiracial 3,461 1.56%
 Hispanic/Latino 3,000 1.35%
 Other Race 1,842 0.83%
 Asian 1,363 0.61%
 Amerindian 1,148 0.52%
 Pacific Islander 50 0.02%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 122,972 24.00%
2. English 88,765 17.32%
3. Italian 47,816 9.33%
4. German 40,444 7.89%
5. French Non-Basque 29,706 5.80%
6. Portuguese 22,326 4.36%
7. Scottish 20,174 3.94%
8. United States Or American 19,024 3.71%
9. Polish 16,704 3.26%
10. Swedish 14,836 2.89%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 394,733 93.28%
2. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 7,124 1.68%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 5,850 1.38%
4. French 4,154 0.98%
5. German 2,062 0.49%
6. Italian 1,788 0.42%
7. Greek 1,420 0.34%
8. Other Indo European 732 0.17%
9. Polish 644 0.15%
10. Chinese 532 0.13%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 422,569 95.06%
 Naturalized immigrant 11,568 2.60%
 Not a citizen 10,396 2.34%

Barnstable Town Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Barnstable Town Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Barnstable Town Metro Area Counties

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Barnstable County    

Barnstable Town Metro Area Cities

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