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Hampden, Maine - Basic Facts

The Hampden Census Designated Place had a population of 4,446 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hampden is located at latitude 44.7476 and longitude -68.8399 in Penobscot County. The formal boundaries for the Hampden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.67 sq. miles. Penobscot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Hampden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377916) 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 Hampden Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hampden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Penobscot County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hampden 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 Hampden: Hampden Village.

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


Total Population 4,446
Population in Households 4,442
Population in Familes 3,528
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 406
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,875
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,247
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,974 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,303 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 572 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $182,500
Average Home Value $196,683


Median Household Income $74,635
Average Household Income $89,871
Per Capita Income $37,704
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.34%
Households 0.49% 0.41%
Families 0.29% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Hampden, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampden 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 # 34 75th
Population Density1 # 80 39th
Diversity Index2 # 72 45th
Median Household Income # 11 92nd
Per Capita Income # 16 88th

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