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Limestone, Maine - Basic Facts

The Limestone Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Aroostook County at latitude 46.9112 and longitude -67.8308. Aroostook County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The formal official name is the Limestone Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Limestone, Maine.

The U5 Census Class Code for Limestone indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Limestone Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Limestone, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,012
Population in Households 804
Population in Familes 595
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density1 382
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 403
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $71,818
Average Home Value $77,754


Median Household Income $36,410
Average Household Income $41,549
Per Capita Income $17,390
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.41% -1.09%
Households -1.35% -1.22%
Families -0.87% -1.39%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.


Limestone, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Limestone to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 106 20th
Population Density1 # 85 36th
Diversity Index2 # 4 98th
Median Household Income # 91 31st
Per Capita Income # 122 8th

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