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The Rumford Census Designated Place had a population of 4,345 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rumford is located at latitude 44.5448 and longitude -70.5602 in Oxford County. The formal boundaries for the Rumford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Oxford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 482 feet.

The Rumford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377952) 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 Rumford Census Designated Place is located within Town of Rumford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Oxford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rumford 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 Rumford: Rumford Falls.

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


Total Population 4,345
Population in Households 4,312
Population in Familes 2,994
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 552
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,056
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,095
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,009 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,047 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 486 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $89,986
Average Home Value $107,557


Median Household Income $26,440
Average Household Income $37,914
Per Capita Income $18,084
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.42%
Households 0.53% 0.46%
Families 0.43% 0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.78%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
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.

Rumford, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rumford 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 # 36 73rd
Population Density1 # 56 58th
Diversity Index2 # 62 52nd
Median Household Income # 127 3rd
Per Capita Income # 127 3rd

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