Sandwich

Sandwich, located on Cape Cod, is the oldest town in the area, founded in 1637.

Welcome to Sandwich

Sandwich, located on Cape Cod, is the oldest town in the area, founded in 1637. The town is known for its historical significance, including over 200 National Historic-designated buildings and the iconic Sandwich Boardwalk, which was originally built in 1875. The town is also known for its glass production, which is celebrated at the Sandwich Glass Museum and the Glass Town Cultural District. Additionally, visitors can enjoy the outdoors by hiking along the town's numerous trails, which wind through marshes, ponds, and creeks. And no trio would be complete without visiting the Heritage Museums and Gardens!
 
Sandwich is a quaint town with rows of historic homes, Greek Revival houses, and a town common surrounded by ancient shade trees. Visitors can explore the town's rich cultural and historical assets by strolling along Historic Route 6A, which features shops, restaurants, antiquing, and galleries. The town's proximity to the Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center also makes it a great destination for anyone interested in exploring the canal's rich history through interactive exhibits and activities. With its rich history and outdoor activities, Sandwich is a must-visit destination for anyone exploring Cape Cod.

Overview for Sandwich, MA

20,366 people live in Sandwich, where the median age is 53 and the average individual income is $55,049. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,366

Total Population

53 years

Median Age

High

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

$55,049

Average individual Income

Around Sandwich, MA

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

32
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
38
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Forestdale Bait and Tackle, Fiddlestix, and Cellar 55 Wine Merchants.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.45 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.1 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.62 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.29 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.77 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.81 miles 33 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Sandwich, MA

Sandwich has 7,922 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sandwich do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,366 people call Sandwich home. The population density is 1,227.606 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,366

Total Population

High

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

53

Median Age

49.26 / 50.74%

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
7,922

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$55,049

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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

Schools in Sandwich, MA

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Sandwich. 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
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
3rd - 6th
3/5
Forestdale School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
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