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Retire To Provincetown, MA
City Report

Provincetown, Massachusetts is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.


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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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Provincetown, Massachusetts


Provincetown Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
Barnstable County blank blank blank 214,276
Provincetown 3,561 3,431 2,642 2,642



Provincetown
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2017 .$658,42621.9%
Dec $566,000 . .
Nov $566,000 . .
Oct $868,000 . .
Sep $615,000 . .
Aug $401,000 . .
Jul $709,000 . .
Jun $711,000 . .
May $655,000 . .
Apr $793,000 . .
2016 .$540,0003.3%
2015 .$523,00028.2%
2014 .$408,000-26.2%
2013 . $553,105 32.0%
2012 . $418,894 -1.6%
2011 . $425,545 -15.5%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2017)
. Provincetown GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $658,426 $398,000
Nearest Big City Boston na
Home Sales Price in Boston $496,000 $343,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 107% of Boston home prices 94%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2017)
. Provincetown GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $658,426 $398,000
Monthly Rent $1,817 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 24.3 times the annual rent 17.9



Provincetown
Cost of Living (2018)
143% GPTR 99 City Average
107%



Provincetown Taxes
(2018)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 6.3% -- 16* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 116 days 45* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the lowest taxes



Provincetown Building Permits
(single family homes)
2016 11
2015 10
2014 11
2013 1
2012 0
2011 14
2010 20



Provincetown Interactive Maps


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