Winter Harbor, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Winter Harbor, Maine - Basic Facts

The Winter Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 467 as of July 1, 2016. Winter Harbor 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 Winter Harbor is located at latitude 44.3928 and longitude -68.0917 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Winter Harbor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Winter Harbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630702) 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 Winter Harbor Census Designated Place is located within Town of Winter Harbor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winter Harbor 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 Winter Harbor: Parker's Neck.

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


Total Population 467
Population in Households 467
Population in Familes 337
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 215
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (34.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 266 (52.5%)
Median Home Value $188,000
Average Home Value $247,414


Median Household Income $37,022
Average Household Income $48,222
Per Capita Income $24,254
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.48% 1.25%
Households 1.77% 1.37%
Families 2.3% 1.15%
Median Household Income   -0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Winter Harbor, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winter Harbor 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 # 125 5th
Population Density1 # 108 18th
Diversity Index2 # 50 62nd
Median Household Income # 87 34th
Per Capita Income # 70 47th

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