Dennis

Discover the best of both worlds in Dennis, Massachusetts, where old-world charm meets modern convenience.

Welcome to Dennis

Discover the best of both worlds in Dennis, Massachusetts, where old-world charm meets modern convenience. This delightful Cape Cod town is divided into a few distinct villages, each with its own historic district dating back to the whaling days. Stroll along the tree-lined streets of Dennis Port and West Dennis for a peaceful escape, or hit the 16 scenic beaches for a refreshing dip in the warm waters of Nantucket Sound or Cape Cod Bay. East and South Dennis boast old Cape Cod charm along Route 6A.
 
In addition to its natural beauty, Dennis also boasts numerous recreational trails for hiking and biking, as well as well-developed business districts that offer plenty of services and shopping opportunities. Whether you're in the mood for a cozy bed and breakfast or a luxurious resort, delicious seafood, or unique local shops, Dennis has something for everyone. Come experience the perfect blend of history, beauty, and modern amenities in this charming Cape Cod town.

Overview for Dennis, MA

14,664 people live in Dennis, where the median age is 57 and the average individual income is $49,573. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,664

Total Population

57 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$49,573

Average individual Income

Around Dennis, MA

There's plenty to do around Dennis, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

8
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
34
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pelham on the Rise, Moonshine Liquors, and Cookie Love.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.2 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.17 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.54 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.67 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.7 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Dennis, MA

Dennis has 6,989 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dennis do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,664 people call Dennis home. The population density is 842.919 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,664

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

57

Median Age

49.6 / 50.4%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
6,989

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$49,573

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Dennis, MA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Dennis. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Nathaniel H. Wixon School
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
1/5
Ezra H Baker Innovation School
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
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