This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Provincetown has a very low population density. Provincetown is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
With a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Provincetown, MA, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Provincetown, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Provincetown has a population density of 1,736, with 3,149 current residents.
Out of the 3,149 current residents, 54% are male and 46% are female. 26% of the residents are married and 74% are single.
- 54% Sun
- 43% Rain
- 20% Snow
51°F average temperature
- 155 years Median home age
- $379,660 Median home price
- -2.48% Home appreciation rate
- 9.92% Annual property tax
As for living in Provincetown, the air quality is 13% and the weather, on average, is 54% sunny, 43% rainy, and 20% snowy. The average temperature is 51°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Provincetown, you should know that 24% of homes are owned while 20.6% of homes are rented, and 55.4% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $379,660, the median age of homes is 155 years, the annual home appreciation is -2.48% and the annual property tax is 9.92%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Provincetown, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Provincetown’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Provincetown is 49 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 56.10% Democratic, 42.42% Republican, and 1.48% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:5
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
85%High school diploma
9%Some college or associates degree
16%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Provincetown, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 13.40% of residents are unemployed in Provincetown (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Provincetown residents: 11.1% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 19.22% are in the arts and sciences field, 21.3% are in the customer service field, 29.8% are in the sales field, 1.05% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 11.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 6.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:5. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 85.46%, 8.60% of residents have an associate’s degree, 23.07% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 15.54% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Provincetown, you should be aware that the average commute time is 15 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Provincetown have a few different options. 50% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 16% of residents work from home.