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Guilford, Maine - Basic Facts

The Guilford Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Piscataquis County at latitude 45.1786 and longitude -69.395. Piscataquis County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 377 feet.

The formal official name is the Guilford Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Guilford, Maine.

The U5 Census Class Code for Guilford indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Guilford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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Guilford, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 895
Population in Households 895
Population in Familes 674
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 467
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 424
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 258
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $91,435
Average Home Value $120,758


Median Household Income $32,998
Average Household Income $40,033
Per Capita Income $18,361
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.21% -0.29%
Households -0.11% -0.19%
Families 1.72% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.


Guilford, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guilford to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 110 17th
Population Density1 # 72 46th
Diversity Index2 # 97 26th
Median Household Income # 108 18th
Per Capita Income # 117 11th

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