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Barnstable County, MA
The county was named for the town

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The county is in the Barnstable Town metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 228,683. This was an increase of  2.90% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$45,933
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Barnstable County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Barnstable County was $39,589. This was an increase of 29.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 128% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Barnstable
Census 2000 highlights: County ranked highest in the state for percentage of people age 65 or older (23.1%)

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8% of Barnstable County residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barnstable County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Barnstable County include Ancient Cemetery, Attaquin Cemetery, Baptist Church Cemetery, Bay View Cemetery, Beechwood Cemetery, Brewster Cemetery, Bridge Road Cemetery, Cataumet Cemetery, Cedarville Cemetery, Cemetery No. 1 ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Barnstable County include Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod, Cataumet, Centerville, Chappaquoit, Chatham, Cotuit ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Barnstable County include Cape Cod Community College, Massachusetts Maritime Academy ... View colleges

School districts in Barnstable County include Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis-Yarmouth, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, Nauset ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Barnstable County include Brewster Ladies' Library Assoc., Brooks Free Library, Centerville Public Library, Chase Library Assoc., Cotuit Library, Dennis Memorial Library Assoc., Dennis Public Library, East Falmouth Branch Library, Eastham Public Library, Eldredge Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Barnstable County include Barnstable Patriot, Barnstable Register, Bourne Enterprise, Cape Cod Chronicle, Cape Cod Times, Cape Codder, Falmouth Enterprise, Harwich Oracle, Mashpee Enterprise, Provincetown Banner ... View newspapers

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Travel

Airports in Barnstable County include Barnstable Municipal - Boardman/Polando Field, Provincetown Municipal

Hotels in Barnstable County include Admiralty Inn, Americas Best Value Inn, Bayside Resort Hotel, Beach N Towne Motel, Best Western, Best Western, Boatslip Resort, Breakers Beach Resort, Brewster Green Resort, Cape Cod Holiday Estates ... More hotels

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