Mexico, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mexico, Maine - Basic Facts

The Mexico Census Designated Place had a population of 1,687 as of July 1, 2015. Mexico 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 Mexico is located at latitude 44.5551 and longitude -70.5364 in Oxford County. The formal boundaries for the Mexico Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oxford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Mexico Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mexico population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Mexico Census Designated Place, ME Boundary Map

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Mexico, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,687
Population in Households 1,683
Population in Familes 1,243
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,579
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 749
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 456
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 488 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $96,066
Average Home Value $105,493
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,338
Average Household Income $43,783
Per Capita Income $19,601
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.32%
Households -0.48% -0.32%
Families -0.37% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

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Mexico, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mexico to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 78 41st
Population Density1 # 5 97th
Diversity Index2 # 85 37th
Median Household Income # 123 7th
Per Capita Income # 103 22nd

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