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Unity, Maine - Basic Facts

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The Unity Census Designated Place had a population of 498 as of July 1, 2016. Unity ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Unity is located at latitude 44.6154 and longitude -69.3342 in Waldo County. The formal boundaries for the Unity Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Waldo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 220 feet.

The Unity Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377963) 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 Unity Census Designated Place is located within Town of Unity, a minor civil division (MCD) of Waldo County.

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


Total Population 498
Population in Households 468
Population in Familes 320
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 272
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 251
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $161,607
Average Home Value $175,000


Median Household Income $31,829
Average Household Income $44,013
Per Capita Income $20,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 0.71%
Households 1.13% 0.86%
Families 5.56% 0.72%
Median Household Income   0.21%
Per Capita Income   1.09%
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.

Unity, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Unity 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 # 124 5th
Population Density1 # 99 25th
Diversity Index2 # 73 45th
Median Household Income # 116 12th
Per Capita Income # 113 14th

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