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Standish, Maine - Basic Facts

The Standish Census Designated Place had a population of 463 as of July 1, 2016. Standish ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Standish is located at latitude 43.7353 and longitude -70.5525 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Standish Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 430 feet.

The Standish Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583565) 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 Standish Census Designated Place is located within Town of Standish, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

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

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


Total Population 463
Population in Households 463
Population in Familes 371
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $242,763
Average Home Value $236,014


Median Household Income $66,789
Average Household Income $79,098
Per Capita Income $30,159
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% 0.04%
Households -0.08% 0.0%
Families 0.35% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Standish, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Standish 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 # 126 4th
Population Density1 # 116 12th
Diversity Index2 # 127 3rd
Median Household Income # 17 88th
Per Capita Income # 35 74th

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