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The Rumford Census Designated Place had a population of 4,327 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rumford: Rumford Falls.

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


Total Population 4,327
Daytime Population: Workers 2,799
Daytime Population: Residents 2,841
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,640
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 4,295
Population in Familes 2,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 550
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $26,518
Average Household Income $39,150
Per Capita Income $18,692


Total Housing Units 2,530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,007 (39.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,041 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 482 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $91,757
Average Home Value $107,448


Total Households 2,048
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,088
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.34%
Households 0.4% 0.4%
Families 0.28% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

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, 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 # 35 74th
Population Density # 57 57th
Diversity Index # 63 54th
Median Household Income # 128 2nd
Per Capita Income # 127 3rd

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