Household Income

Household income refers to money obtained by a householder and all other individuals aged 15 years and over in a household from a range of sources, including job wages or salary, Social Security payments, pensions, child support, public assistance, annuities, money derived from rental properties, interest, and dividends. In 2020, Barnstable County’s median household income (MHI) was lower than the state’s as a whole, with significant variation at the town level and according to householder characteristics. The town with the highest MHI was Sandwich, at $100,324, and the town with the lowest was Provincetown, at $71,495.