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Wareham Center, Massachusetts

Wareham Center, Massachusetts
Census-designated place
Main Street
Main Street
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Plymouth
Area
 • Total 2.0 sq mi (5.1 km2)
 • Land 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation 36 ft (11 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,896
 • Density 1,400/sq mi (570/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 25-73020
GNIS feature ID 0615457

Wareham Center is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Wareham in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 2,896 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography

Wareham Center is located at (41.746332, -70.718018).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.1 km² (2.0 mi²), of which 3.9 km² (1.5 mi²) is land and 1.2 km² (0.4 mi²) (23.08%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,874 people, 1,254 households, and 719 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 734.9/km² (1,907.2/mi²). There were 1,871 housing units at an average density of 478.4/km² (1,241.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.33% White, 2.33% African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.71% from other races, and 3.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.11% of the population.

There were 1,254 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.1% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.6% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $31,042, and the median income for a family was $43,984. Males had a median income of $39,315 versus $28,715 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,803. About 11.0% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and 17.4% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Wareham Center CDP, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder".  
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