Year-Round Population

Year-round residents, seasonal residents, and visitors, all contribute to the region’s social character. American Community Survey (ACS) data estimate Barnstable County had a year-round population of over 229,000 for 2022. The County’s population is overwhelming white (over 80%) and English-speaking (nearly 90%). Black or African American and Two or More Races are the only two other racial groups comprising more than 6% of the population. The County is also older than the state (median age of 54.5 years, compared to 39.8 years).