Washburn, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Washburn, Maine - Basic Facts

The Washburn Census Designated Place had a population of 1,029 as of July 1, 2017. Washburn ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Washburn is located at latitude 46.7884 and longitude -68.1396 in Aroostook County. The formal boundaries for the Washburn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Aroostook County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 486 feet.

The Washburn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583567) 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 Washburn Census Designated Place is located within Town of Washburn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Aroostook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Washburn 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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Washburn, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,029
Daytime Population: Workers 223
Daytime Population: Residents 529
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 752
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,029
Population in Familes 830
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 230
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $37,969
Average Household Income $48,249
Per Capita Income $20,064


Total Housing Units 483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 319 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $86,641
Average Home Value $101,016


Total Households 436
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 296
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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% -0.12%
Households 0.48% -0.09%
Families 0.52% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Washburn, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washburn 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 # 102 22nd
Population Density # 104 21st
Diversity Index # 72 47th
Median Household Income # 89 32nd
Per Capita Income # 116 12th

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