Chatham, MA

1,429 Population
2.6 square miles 541.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
541.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
98.2%
was 77.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.1%
was 10.0%
 
Percent Under 18
15.9%
was 17.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
35.6%
was 29.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
17.0%
was 17.0%
 
Median Household Income
$54,063
was $50,966
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
66.5
66.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
211.1
was 178.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,338
was 1,996.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,876
was 1,864
 
Median Rent
$729
was $728
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
718
was 705
 
Homeownership Rate
65.6%
was 62.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
711.3
was 706.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
82.4%
was 81.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.0
was 2.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.9%
was 97.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
50.4%
was 46.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
97.0%
was 97.1%
Ranked 6th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
19.8%
was 19.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MA
Revenue
$39,317,684
was $38,233,614
Ranked 103rd Highest in MA
Expenditure
$37,151,747
was $36,444,461
Ranked 103rd Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$26,747
was $28,072
Ranked 7th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$25,273
was $26,758
Ranked 7th Highest in MA

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