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Mars Hill, Maine - Basic Facts

The Mars Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 976 as of July 1, 2017. Mars Hill ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mars Hill is located at latitude 46.5192 and longitude -67.8697 in Aroostook County. The formal boundaries for the Mars Hill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Aroostook County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 423 feet.

The Mars Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583562) 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 Mars Hill Census Designated Place is located within Town of Mars Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Aroostook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mars Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Mars Hill, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 976
Daytime Population: Workers 505
Daytime Population: Residents 547
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,052
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 936
Population in Familes 761
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 461
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $36,937
Average Household Income $48,865
Per Capita Income $21,047


Total Housing Units 475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $116,279
Average Home Value $126,121


Total Households 425
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 290
Average Family Size 3


1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.27%
Households 0.07% -0.24%
Families 1.63% -0.35%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Mars Hill, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mars Hill to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 107 18th
Population Density1 # 69 48th
Diversity Index2 # 119 8th
Median Household Income # 95 28th
Per Capita Income # 109 17th

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