Boothbay Harbor, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Boothbay Harbor, Maine - Basic Facts

The Boothbay Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 1,149 as of July 1, 2016. Boothbay Harbor 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 Boothbay Harbor is located at latitude 43.8556 and longitude -69.6233 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Boothbay Harbor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Boothbay Harbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377891) 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 Boothbay Harbor Census Designated Place is located within Town of Boothbay Harbor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boothbay Harbor 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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Boothbay Harbor, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,149
Population in Households 1,081
Population in Familes 708
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 1,356
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 583
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 284
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 965 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 352 (36.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 230 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 382 (39.6%)
Median Home Value $242,105
Average Home Value $314,418


Median Household Income $40,107
Average Household Income $65,166
Per Capita Income $34,002
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 0.87%
Households 1.03% 0.91%
Families 1.49% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Boothbay Harbor, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boothbay 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 # 97 26th
Population Density1 # 9 94th
Diversity Index2 # 81 38th
Median Household Income # 76 42nd
Per Capita Income # 22 84th

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