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Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, in the Barnstable Town metro area.
The latitude of Eastham is 41.83N. The longitude is -69.974W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,453.
With the arrival of the railroad in 1870, the community began shipping cranberries, asparagus, cod, oysters and mackerel
Sections below provide additional information and links about Eastham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Barnstable County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Barnstable Town area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02642 ZIP code.
10% of Eastham residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eastham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eastham was $24,642, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of Eastham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Eastham include Old Town Center Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Eastham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $597. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $863.
Libraries in Eastham include Eastham Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Eastham include Cape Codder
The average commute time for Eastham workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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