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Anson, Maine - Basic Facts

The Anson Census Designated Place had a population of 738 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Anson is located at latitude 44.7967 and longitude -69.9002 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Anson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 239 feet.

The Anson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377887) 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 Anson Census Designated Place is located within Town of Anson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

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

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


Total Population 738
Population in Households 733
Population in Familes 548
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 570
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 317
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 197
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $92,327
Average Home Value $119,295


Median Household Income $35,733
Average Household Income $45,016
Per Capita Income $19,553
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.14%
Households -0.15% -0.06%
Families -0.24% -0.2%
Median Household Income   -1.06%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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.

Anson, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anson 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 # 117 11th
Population Density1 # 53 60th
Diversity Index2 # 85 35th
Median Household Income # 94 28th
Per Capita Income # 117 11th

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