West Tisbury - Chilmark Area, MA

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West Tisbury - Chilmark Area Profile


Overview

West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 4,221 people and just one neighborhood, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is the 282nd largest community in Massachusetts.

West Tisbury - Chilmark Area home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but West Tisbury - Chilmark Area real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area who work in management occupations (18.55%), office and administrative support (16.72%), and teaching (9.54%).

A relatively large number of people in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.11% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

Because of many things, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is West Tisbury - Chilmark Area perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One of the nice things about West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of West Tisbury - Chilmark Area spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.67 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

West Tisbury - Chilmark Area Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area. 57.35% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area in 2018 was $57,749, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $230,996 for a family of four. However, West Tisbury - Chilmark Area contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call West Tisbury - Chilmark Area home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Tisbury - Chilmark Area residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area include English, Irish, German, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in West Tisbury - Chilmark Area is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and French.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Martha's Vineyard Charter School
424 State Road
West Tisbury, MA 02575
KG-12
Chilmark Elementary School
8 State Road
Chilmark, MA 02535
KG-05
West Tisbury Elementary School
401 Old County Road
West Tisbury, MA 02575
PK-08
Cuttyhunk Elementary School
Tower Hill Road
Cuttyhunk, MA 02713
UG-UG
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

MARTHA'S VINEYARD


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FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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Better than of US school districts.

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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