If you're looking to move to the island of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, you've come to the right place. The city is a popular summer retreat, and is divided into six distinct towns, each one characterized by distinctive characteristics, including sandy beaches, majestic lighthouses, and sprawling million dollar estates. There's also a thriving agricultural community, with Oak Bluffs' distinctive Ginger Bread houses attracting visitors from across the world.
The census-certified neighborhood includes approximately 686 people and 374 households. The population density was 349 people per square mile or 887.5 people per square kilometer. The race distribution of the community was 49.3% White, 32.4% African American, 20.0% Native American, 0.30% Asian, and 0.00% of other races. The average household size was 2.2, and the average family size was 3.6.
The UMass Donahue Institute has produced population projections for several towns on the island. In the 2020 census, the island will have more than 20,000 residents. While the island is relatively small, two towns are particularly dense, Tisbury and Oak Bluffs. These two towns account for over a quarter of the county's total population. Although they are largely separate, Oak Bluffs is one of the largest cities on the island.