Dover-Foxcroft, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dover-Foxcroft, Maine - Basic Facts

The Dover-Foxcroft Census Designated Place had a population of 2,532 as of July 1, 2016. Dover-Foxcroft ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dover-Foxcroft is located at latitude 45.2051 and longitude -69.2232 in Piscataquis County. The formal boundaries for the Dover-Foxcroft Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Piscataquis County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 361 feet.

The Dover-Foxcroft Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377904) 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 Dover-Foxcroft Census Designated Place is located within Town of Dover-Foxcroft, a minor civil division (MCD) of Piscataquis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dover-Foxcroft population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Dover-Foxcroft, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,532
Population in Households 2,414
Population in Familes 1,827
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 302
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,122
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 682
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 777 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 345 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $124,664
Average Home Value $153,797


Median Household Income $41,850
Average Household Income $54,383
Per Capita Income $24,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.11%
Households 0.07% -0.09%
Families 0.8% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Dover-Foxcroft, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover-Foxcroft 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 # 57 57th
Population Density1 # 95 28th
Diversity Index2 # 26 81st
Median Household Income # 70 47th
Per Capita Income # 73 45th

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