Yarmouth, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Yarmouth, Maine - Basic Facts

The Yarmouth Census Designated Place had a population of 5,990 as of July 1, 2016. Yarmouth ranks in the upper 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 Yarmouth is located at latitude 43.8038 and longitude -70.1886 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Yarmouth Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Yarmouth Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377973) 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 Yarmouth Census Designated Place is located within Town of Yarmouth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yarmouth 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 Yarmouth: Pumgustuck, Yarmouth Village, Yarmouthville, Yarmoutville.

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


Total Population 5,990
Population in Households 5,882
Population in Familes 4,617
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 1,144
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 2,584
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,623
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,587 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 998 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $369,542
Average Home Value $399,512


Median Household Income $76,286
Average Household Income $108,732
Per Capita Income $46,143
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.41%
Households 0.43% 0.49%
Families 0.68% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

Yarmouth, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yarmouth 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 # 26 81st
Population Density1 # 15 89th
Diversity Index2 # 78 39th
Median Household Income # 8 95th
Per Capita Income # 9 94th

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