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Topsham, Maine - Basic Facts

The Topsham Census Designated Place had a population of 5,941 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Topsham is located at latitude 43.9474 and longitude -69.9317 in Sagadahoc County. The formal boundaries for the Topsham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Sagadahoc County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 131 feet.

The Topsham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377962) 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 Topsham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Topsham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sagadahoc County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Topsham 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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Topsham, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,941
Population in Households 5,825
Population in Familes 4,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 537
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 2,625
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,661
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,014 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,941 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 684 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 389 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $220,333
Average Home Value $249,716


Median Household Income $64,706
Average Household Income $82,006
Per Capita Income $36,359
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.13%
Households 0.33% 0.33%
Families 0.27% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Topsham, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Topsham 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 # 27 80th
Population Density1 # 58 56th
Diversity Index2 # 45 66th
Median Household Income # 19 86th
Per Capita Income # 18 87th

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