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Eastport, Maine - Basic Facts

The City of Eastport had a population of 1,332 as of July 1, 2016. Eastport 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 Eastport is located at latitude 44.911 and longitude -67.0089 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eastport (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.63 sq. miles and a water area of 8.7 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The City of Eastport (GNIS ID: 582460) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eastport 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 Eastport: Island City.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,332
Population in Households 1,297
Population in Familes 897
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 367
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 683
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 356
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 232 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 447 (39.6%)
Median Home Value $135,769
Average Home Value $184,701
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,975
Average Household Income $44,903
Per Capita Income $23,638
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% 0.15%
Households 0.31% 0.32%
Families 0.05% 0.17%
Median Household Income   -0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.

Eastport, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eastport 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 # 87 34th
Population Density1 # 86 35th
Diversity Index2 # 12 92nd
Median Household Income # 120 8th
Per Capita Income # 79 40th

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