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Population (year 2000): 12,386. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,675 (+2.3% change)
Males: 5,672 (45.8%), Females: 6,714 (54.2%)

Median resident age: 48.8 years
Median household income: $41,552 (year 2000)
Median house value: $183,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Harwich:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.8%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (29.1%), English (25.5%), German (10.6%), Italian (9.0%), French (6.6%), Scottish (5.4%).

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For population 25 years and over in Harwich

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harwich town

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

3.0% Foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.4% Latin America, 0.4% Asia, 0.3% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Plymouth, (44.6 miles pop. 51,701).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (82.3 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (272.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Center, MA (0.3 miles Harwich Port, MA (1.3 miles Harwich Harwich, MA (2.0 miles Northwest Harwich, MA (3.4 miles East Port, MA (4.4 miles Dennis MA (5.5 miles Brewster, Dennis, MA (6.1 miles South


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 144 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 1997: 155 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 1998: 156 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 1999: 167 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2000: 118 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2001: 105 buildings, average cost: $207,900
  • 2002: 98 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2003: 66 buildings, average cost: $268,000
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $309,000
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $309,900

Latitude: 41.69 N, Longitude: 70.08 W

Area codes: 774, 508

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.1%), Retail trade (15.7%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.8%).


 

Crime in Harwich by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 9 3 0 0
    per 100,000 16.1 72.7 24.2 0.0 0.0
Robberies 1 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 8.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.1
Assaults 28 28 33 29 28
    per 100,000 226.1 226.1 266.4 234.1 226.1
Burglaries 61 80 63 61 79
    per 100,000 492.5 645.9 508.6 492.5 637.8
Thefts 191 192 177 194 160
    per 100,000 1542.1 1550.1 1429.0 1566.3 1291.8
Auto thefts 8 9 5 11 10
    per 100,000 64.6 72.7 40.4 88.8 80.7
155.4 187.3 159.0 151.1 150.4


Average climate in Harwich, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospitals/medical centers near Harwich:
  • CAPE COD HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; HYANNIS, MA)
  • REHAB HOSP OF THE CAPE AND ISLANDS (about 26 miles; EAST SANDWICH, MA)
  • NANTUCKET COTTAGE HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; NANTUCKET, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harwich:
  • BARNSTABLE MUNI-BOARDMAN/POLANDO FIELD (about 14 miles; HYANNIS, MA; ID: HYA)
  • NANTUCKET MEMORIAL (about 31 miles; NANTUCKET, MA; ID: ACK)
  • MARTHAS VINEYARD (about 42 miles; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; ID: MVY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harwich:
  • CHATHAM MUNI (about 7 miles; CHATHAM, MA; ID: CQX)
  • CAPE COD (about 23 miles; MARSTON MILLS, MA; ID: 2B1)
  • PROVINCETOWN MUNI (about 28 miles; PROVINCETOWN, MA; ID: PVC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harwich:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH (about 64 miles; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,071)
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 66 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; FT enrollment: 6,843)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 74 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,497)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 75 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 78 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
Public high schools in Harwich:
  • CAPE COD REGION VOC TECH (Students: 699; Location: PLEASANT LAKE AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HARWICH HIGH (Students: 427; Location: 75 OAK STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Harwich:
  • HARWICH ELEMENTARY (Students: 582; Location: 263 SOUTH STREET; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HARWICH MIDDLE (Students: 513; Location: 204 SISSON RD; Grades: 05 - 08)
Library in Harwich:
  • BROOKS FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $451,988; Location: 739 MAIN STREET; 48,846 books; 2,126 audio materials; 1,352 video materials; 237 serial subscriptions)

Harwich compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Harwich:
  • WFPB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBUR (1240 AM; 1 kW; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF TRTS. BOSTON U)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harwich:
  • WCCT-FM (90.3 FM; HARWICH, MA; Owner: CAPE COD REGIONAL TECH HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WFCC-FM (107.5 FM; CHATHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER B/CING WFCC LIC. CORP.)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WDVT (93.5 FM; HARWICH PORT, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)

TV broadcast stations around Harwich:
  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

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