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Blue Hill, Maine - Basic Facts

The Blue Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 990 as of July 1, 2016. Blue Hill 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 Blue Hill is located at latitude 44.3988 and longitude -68.5811 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Blue Hill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Blue Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630697) 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 Blue Hill Census Designated Place is located within Town of Blue Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blue Hill 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 Blue Hill: Blue Hill Village.

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


Total Population 990
Population in Households 982
Population in Familes 712
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 211
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 506
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 354 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $245,946
Average Home Value $304,661


Median Household Income $46,956
Average Household Income $63,960
Per Capita Income $31,168
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.81%
Households 1.12% 0.97%
Families 2.7% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

Blue Hill, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Hill 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 # 106 19th
Population Density1 # 110 16th
Diversity Index2 # 83 37th
Median Household Income # 48 64th
Per Capita Income # 30 78th

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