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Popponesset, Massachusetts

Popponesset is a village located in the town of Sandwich in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 310.


Popponesset is located at 41°34'24" North, 70°27'51" West (41.573363, -70.464253)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²). 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 6.25% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 310 people, 167 households, and 102 families residing in the village. The population density is 399.0/km² (1,046.0/mi²). There are 624 housing units at an average density of 803.1/km² (2,105.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 100.00% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 167 households out of which 7.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% are married couples living together, 6.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% are non-families. 34.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 22.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.86 and the average family size is 2.29.

In the village the population is spread out with 7.1% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 12.3% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 50.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 65 years. For every 100 females there are 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $48,250, and the median income for a family is $49,350. Males have a median income of $51,023 versus $23,661 for females. The per capita income for the village is $27,805. 0.0% of the population and 0.0% of families are below the poverty line.