Sagamore, Massachusetts Article

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Sagamore, Massachusetts
Sagamore Bridge
Location in Barnstable County and the state of Massachusetts.
Location in Barnstable County and the state of Massachusetts.
Coordinates: 41°47′3″N 70°32′0″W / 41.78417°N 70.53333°W / 41.78417; -70.53333
SAGAMORE MASSACHUSETTS Latitude and Longitude:

41°47′3″N 70°32′0″W / 41.78417°N 70.53333°W / 41.78417; -70.53333
CountryUnited States
State Massachusetts
County Barnstable
Town Bourne
Area
 • Total3.5 sq mi (9.1 km2)
 • Land3.3 sq mi (8.6 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation56 ft (17 m)
Population
( 2010)
 • Total3,623
 • Density1,090/sq mi (420.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 ( Eastern (EST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
02561
Area code(s) 508
FIPS code25-58965
GNIS feature ID2378214 [1]

Sagamore is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Bourne in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 3,623 at the 2010 census. [2]

Geography

Sagamore is located in the northeastern corner of the town of Bourne. [3] It is bordered to the northeast by Cape Cod Bay, to the northwest by the town of Plymouth, to the west by the Massachusetts Route 3 expressway, to the southwest and south by U.S. Route 6 (the Mid-Cape Highway), and to the east by the town of Sandwich. The northern half of Sagamore is along the shore of Cape Cod Bay, known as Sagamore Beach. The Cape Cod Canal passes east to west through the southern part of the village. The Sagamore Bridge carrys Route 6 across the canal and into Sagamore.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Sagamore has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2): 3.3 square miles (8.6 km2) of land and 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2) (5.10%) of water. [2]

Demographics

As of the census [4] of 2000, there were 3,544 people, 1,307 households, and 968 families residing in Sagamore. The population density was 407.2/km² (1,056.0/mi²). There were 1,532 housing units at an average density of 176.0/km² (456.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.93% White, 0.61% African American, 0.45% American Indian, 0.76% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

The median income for a household in Sagamore was $103,385, and the median income for a family was $158,611. The per capita income for the village was $22,650.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sagamore, Massachusetts
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Sagamore CDP, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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