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Fort Fairfield, Maine - Basic Facts

The Fort Fairfield Census Designated Place had a population of 1,802 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Fairfield is located at latitude 46.7671 and longitude -67.8319 in Aroostook County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Fairfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Aroostook County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 381 feet.

The Fort Fairfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377910) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fort Fairfield Census Designated Place is located within Town of Fort Fairfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Aroostook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Fairfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Fort Fairfield, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,802
Population in Households 1,802
Population in Familes 1,353
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 615
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 835
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 481
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 512 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 323 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $77,808
Average Home Value $93,129


Median Household Income $31,158
Average Household Income $42,395
Per Capita Income $19,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.31%
Households -0.05% -0.29%
Families 0.65% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fort Fairfield, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Fairfield to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 73 45th
Population Density1 # 50 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 57 57th
Median Household Income # 116 12th
Per Capita Income # 108 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.