Bridgton, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bridgton, Maine - Basic Facts

The Bridgton Census Designated Place had a population of 2,127 as of July 1, 2016. Bridgton 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 Bridgton is located at latitude 44.0765 and longitude -70.7155 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Bridgton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.38 sq. miles and a water area of 2.13 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 449 feet.

The Bridgton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377892) 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 Bridgton Census Designated Place is located within Town of Bridgton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bridgton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bridgton: Bridgton Village, Pendleton Cove.

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Bridgton, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,127
Population in Households 2,043
Population in Familes 1,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 288
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 949
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 556
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 589 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 519 (35.4%)
Median Home Value $190,659
Average Home Value $244,153


Median Household Income $38,793
Average Household Income $53,208
Per Capita Income $24,680
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.56%
Households 0.55% 0.64%
Families 1.14% 0.46%
Median Household Income   -1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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.

Bridgton, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgton to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 65 51st
Population Density1 # 98 25th
Diversity Index2 # 59 54th
Median Household Income # 81 38th
Per Capita Income # 65 51st

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