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Farmingdale, Maine - Basic Facts

The Farmingdale Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kennebec County at latitude 44.2514 and longitude -69.7845. Kennebec County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The formal official name is the Farmingdale Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Farmingdale, Maine.

The U5 Census Class Code for Farmingdale indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Farmingdale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles.

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Farmingdale, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,969
Population in Households 1,918
Population in Familes 1,468
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 826
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 874
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 536
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 556 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 318 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $139,119
Average Home Value $160,746


Median Household Income $43,647
Average Household Income $53,728
Per Capita Income $23,468
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.01% -0.09%
Households 0.14% -0.07%
Families 0.67% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.


Farmingdale, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmingdale to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 68 49th
Population Density1 # 35 74th
Diversity Index2 # 39 71st
Median Household Income # 54 60th
Per Capita Income # 67 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.