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Gray, Maine - Basic Facts

The Gray Census Designated Place had a population of 898 as of July 1, 2016. Gray 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 Gray is located at latitude 43.8864 and longitude -70.3241 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Gray Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 299 feet.

The Gray Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583558) 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 Gray Census Designated Place is located within Town of Gray, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gray 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 Gray: New Boston.

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


Total Population 898
Population in Households 897
Population in Familes 667
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 306
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 416
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 255
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $197,414
Average Home Value $224,540


Median Household Income $66,411
Average Household Income $76,826
Per Capita Income $32,661
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.44%
Households 0.35% 0.48%
Families 1.32% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Gray, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gray 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 # 108 18th
Population Density1 # 94 28th
Diversity Index2 # 100 24th
Median Household Income # 18 87th
Per Capita Income # 24 82nd

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