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Damariscotta, Maine - Basic Facts

The Damariscotta Census Designated Place had a population of 1,231 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Damariscotta is located at latitude 44.0172 and longitude -69.5202 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Damariscotta Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.68 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Damariscotta Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2652331) 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 Damariscotta Census Designated Place is located within Town of Damariscotta, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Damariscotta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Damariscotta: Madamascontee.


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Damariscotta, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,231
Daytime Population: Workers 2,774
Daytime Population: Residents 661
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,435
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.79
Population in Households 1,179
Population in Familes 852
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 357
Diversity Index3 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,280
Average Household Income $64,982
Per Capita Income $31,872

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 420 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 221 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $238,202
Average Home Value $270,774
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 641
Average Household Size 1.84
Family Households 354
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.04% 0.8%
Households 1.15% 0.83%
Families 3.14% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Damariscotta, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Damariscotta to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 92 29th
Population Density # 89 32nd
Diversity Index # 87 34th
Median Household Income # 73 45th
Per Capita Income # 27 80th

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